Reaching

My Dreams have long arms

Stretching out like airplane trails

Leading somewhere, I have yet to go

Descending on concrete

Ground

 

My dreams have long arms

Like branches that hang from 100-year-old trees

Snagging my wild hair and untapped thoughts as I walk by

In blinded routine

 

My dreams have long arms

Swinging and swaying around my

Masquerade apparel

As I try and live half alive

Taunting

We are ready

Even if you are not

 

My dreams have long arms

Cut, tend, and dig

Through my rooted depression

Resentment

Seclusion

Restlessly scraping

What I thought I needed to hold onto

 

My Dreams

Of no mercy

Pulling and

Dislocating

My comfort of existing

 

My dreams, their longevity

Have stayed awake, as I lay dormant

Reaching heights, I could not

Holding me up as light ignited my unopened eyes

In a hue of life

 

I embrace my dreams of long arms

Eyes meeting theirs

As they whisper, you have another chance

Hold onto me…

 

2018

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One thought on “Reaching

  1. Powerful and amazing. Positive words here, which give me hope on difficult days. You are incredible April. Much love, Margaret ❤ xxx

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