Wednesday, 26 February 2014

The color of blood

Far away where the clouds scatter
into a biblical array of potent symbols,
Is my dream of finding truth.

The hills I climb, certainly in doubt,
Are fathomless, yet grants me with joy,
Each step I make, the doubts crumble.

To perform no rites of fortune,
But to ensure my message remains clear,
I shall fly higher with each flap.

And when I reach the very top,
I would perform the final miracle,
Of writing my name in blood!

12 comments:

  1. It's wonderful to find so much grit in the young generation....so ready to embrace the uphill, winding path....

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  2. Those biblical symbols of which you write are not always easy to interpret!

    Rain on the Rooftop

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  3. very clever, and the ending gives me pause...

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  4. Who is it longs to write name in blood in the sky? I know it is not a pilot, as there are no pilots in the bible. I think it is Jesus or one like him, one not longing but pre-calling his destiny. As if we are all born children of God.

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  5. i think we are all looking for our truth in some way
    and once found we put our name in blood on it
    by the way we live by it...

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  6. Somehow writing the name in blood is such a stark contrast to the lyrical poem so something is created that make me reread the whole poem.. and it has changed really changed - clever

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  7. The journey to find the truth is more meaningful for me ~ I specially like the third stanza, doubts crumble but the message remains clear ~

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  8. The dream of finding truth, the "I shall fly higher with each flap", are evocative of the upward climb through life - the ending gave me pause, too. It definitely has impact.

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  9. Finding the truth, we all long for that...a nice read! :)

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  10. Whew, this is impressive and intense! We all have somehow to find our way!

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  11. The energy and confidence in your words is amazing. Well penned. :)

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  12. Awesome, and to gain such confidence and inspiration with each step is simply heartwarming. :)

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