Could years pass 

And the air still reek of my haunted past?


Could rivers flow 

And still come to an abrupt end?


Could cherry trees blossom

And their bloom still fade?


Could mountains, hills and valleys stand

And the earth still holds them firm?


These questions I ask

My mind trapping them without an answer,

And with no one to reassure me

That I can be free from my bondage to fear;


A burden forced on me

By the harshly gust of nature enveloping my past!

One I am forced to bear

Its malodor hovering like a smoke


At what cost in life would be so enormous 

To have the one thing I seek?

A thing much precious than all the riches in the embrace of the world;

One to overcome my fear,

And bring an end to shackles only I can see


Emeralds and pearls, I desire not

But the matching keys to my longing release

And if ever again I'll be able to walk,

I shall travel far and wide,

Proclaiming my return...



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    Ciara Jessy
    TORMENTED Heavy I walk Legs quivering with despair Holding me back so I may not reach that place I desire: A place I seek And have tried so much to reach, but to no avail This burden I bear This heaviness pulling me down with no desire of letting go! Making me wonder if it ever will Or shall remain till the day I'm called home To give an answer to the life that have yielded nothing, but utter pain... This is also a part of a longing call.
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