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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Soul on Fire




I will not be content
To remain a spectator to my life.
No longer will my dreams
Collect dust on a long-ignored shelf,
Festering in the poison
Of neglect and regret.
My deep-seated yearning for
Something real, something more,
Will consume the fear and doubt
That has frozen my ambition,
Providing the spark needed
To set my soul on fire.

5 comments:

Mama Zen said...

"Festering in the poison
Of neglect and regret."

I like that a lot.

Taylor Boomer said...

great message sent.

Kim Nelson said...

Brave, bold and commanding, this piece is an excellent declaration of intent. Really well done!

Harshad mehta said...

Like your writings. Will sure visit often. Thanks.

Harshad mehta said...

A call that must be responded to. A wonderful poem.