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no one

like a tree
that never fully opens
I am
unable
to reach for the sky

some days
the winds
sing to me
begging..
let go
come with us

it is then
the tears of storm
make my already
too strong roots
sink even deeper

for I am earthed
here
forever

no thing
can ever
be like the wind

futile
to dream dance

and now
I’ve forgotten how

head down
arms crossed
eyes closed

dig me out
from under
and remind me…

who I am

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Comments

  • TheBrit
    TheBritabout 3 years ago

    You are a beautiful Poet,Dare to dream and reach for the universe!!!!

    Brit ::))

  • so sorry for the late reply. thank you darling friend. so appreciate your thoughtful and beautiful comment, and friendship. hugs, shar

    – autumnwind

  • Teacup
    Teacupabout 3 years ago

    futile
    to dream dance
    … it can feel like this at times, but dreams and hope are all we have at times… hold on to them dear Shar, hold on and YOU will shine through… much love and hugs…xxxxooo

  • so sorry for the late reply. holding on sweet friend…coming around. thanks for your love and support. means very much to me, as you know. hugs and love, shar xoxoxoxooxoxoxo

    – autumnwind

  • Arco Iris  R
    Arco Iris Rabout 3 years ago

    Oh my dear Shar
    This one is so sad. I really felt the sorrow in this one.
    head down
    arms crossed
    eyes closed

    To be soo rooted to the ground makes it so unbearable. Tomorrow your pretty little leafs will fly upwards.
    xoxoxoxoxoxo
    Love you
    Iris

  • apologies for the late reply. your love, support and encouragement lift my spirits so. thank you beautiful Iris. so much love, shar xoxoxooxoxoxoxoxooxoxoxox

    – autumnwind

  • Lisa  Jewell
    Lisa Jewellabout 3 years ago

    OH yes Dear Shar,
    I shall dig you out….then we can bury our worries and skip off in search of adventure.

    I feel this poem,
    deeply xoxoxoxoxo

  • so sorry for the late reply dear, sweet Lisa. I do believe you would, if you could, as I also, for you. such a lovely idea in your comment, as I feel the lightness of skipping away….sigh. thank you for that, and so much more.
    love to you beautiful lady. ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

    – autumnwind

  • Rocky Loder
    Rocky Loderabout 3 years ago

    you are great poet and a beautiful soul..i can relate too your poem….awesome…

  • so sorry for the late reply. thank you kind friend, means so very much to me and is more appreciated than you know. warm hugs, shar xoxoxoxo

    – autumnwind

  • Jenifer DeBellis
    Jenifer DeBellisabout 3 years ago

    Image that I was feeling such a profoundly similar soul-slipping space while listening to Spark and I opened your poem that was sitting in PPM’s moderation. Can you feel the chills that have arrested my spirit? I wish I could dig you out, Shar, but all I can offer you are my cupped hands to give you a boost up. Know that you are cherished and rooted to something larger. Great expression of the depths of such emotions. xox
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  • incredible shivers when I read your comment and watched the video (so many times). wow, really freaked me out. and such a beautiful, understanding and comforting offer of friendship. more appreciated than I could ever express. you are so special and mean so much to me. sending love and hugs and thanks from the deepest part of me. ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
    xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxooxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoo

    – autumnwind

  • LauraBroussard
    LauraBroussardabout 3 years ago

    You are a beautiful friend.
    Sending you lots of hugs and love xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxooooooxxxxxxooo

  • Laura, you angel, I love you so much right back. thank you for being here and hugging me with your caring loving self. I am so grateful to have your beautiful friendship. love to you always, shar xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxooxoxox

    – autumnwind

  • vigor
    vigorabout 3 years ago

    Oh, you are a wonderful person who knows exactly who she is. You were made for a purpose and a plan from a Creator, Who never makes mistakes in His designs. Gosh, if we didn’t have feelings like this from time to time, we wouldn’t be for real! I’ve been having lots of doubts myself lately, but God gave me my spring back in my step again. Life is a roller coaster ride!
    Great writing!!! Always a pleasure reading them, you make me think!

  • so sorry for the delay in responding. such a beautiful and compassionate comment. your understanding means so very much to me, as does your honesty. you are a joy to know, and I am lucky to have your friendship. thank you from my heart. so much love to you precious friend. xoxoxoxooxoxoxoxoxoxoxxooxoxox

    – autumnwind

  • lisameryl
    lisamerylabout 3 years ago

    Shar, this is BEAUTIFUL verse and imagery! You’re an amazing woman of heart and soul! Big hugs and smiles from across the miles, Lisa =)XO

  • sorry for such late reply. you know how much you mean to me, but let me repeat, every word you write touches me to the core. you are as beautiful and as real as they come. thank you my friend. so much love to you, shar xooxoxoxoxoxxoxooxoxoxoxoxooxoxox

    – autumnwind

  • YouBet
    YouBetabout 3 years ago

    You are a warm, open honest woman with a darker down side that fuels your compassion. You are Shar! And that is all you ever have to be.

  • apologies for my late reply. your avatar makes me feel like I better listen…or else! lol
    and, yes about that darker side that has found its way into me the last year or so. it comes and goes with life’s ups and downs. normal I suppose, not so sure. thank you for those beautiful words that lift me up,
    and i love you too dear friend. :)) xoxoxoxoxoxooxoox

    – autumnwind

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