a stillness will overcome

when I can finally forgive the past
my body will move like the Nile
to the new music in my soul
rushing forward in anticipation

I will dance

when I can love those
that beat and raped my body and soul
I become a willow tree in a golden field
bowing with the wind

I will dance

when trueness of my heart can flow
like a waterfalls invisible tears
my sadness will wash itself into
an ocean of pure love

I will dance

when God will wash his hair with my tears
and lift me into the light of understanding
my heart will find a new path and open itself
to sing of trust, hope and goodness

It is then I will be still

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I am a dreamer, artist, and mother. I dance in the rain, spend too much time reading books, and live for my family. I am a gypsy, poet, musician, and artist. But most of all, I am a butterfly fairy. Come dream with me.

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  • JaneCSolomon
    JaneCSolomonover 4 years ago

    beautiful x

  • thank you Jane xx

    – ShadowDancer

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 4 years ago

    This is incredibly beautiful! One of the most important and most difficult things to do is to forgive those who have severely bruised us, not for their good but for our own. You have shown the healing that brings with your words.

  • healing starts with forgiveness.. if only we didn’t resist it so.. it feels so good once we do it. thank you truly.

    – ShadowDancer

  • Hathor
    Hathorover 4 years ago

    oh, have i been in that place, and let me tell you: it is the singularly most beautiful place imaginable. I felt reborn. truly, this is beautiful beautiful poetry. it’s what it’s all about.

  • you are absolutely right Kristin.. nothing is more beautiful than finding your wings again… thank you so much.

    – ShadowDancer

  • Tony Wilder
    Tony Wilderover 4 years ago

    What a beautiful emotive and aware write. I love the acceptance and the stillness. Well done!

  • thank you Tony, so glad it reached you.

    – ShadowDancer

  • Mia Rose
    Mia Roseover 4 years ago

    Apart from the rhythm and flow in this beautiful piece of art, I love the maturity and wisdom that shine through. Well done! xo

  • Mia, your comment really touched me, how beautiful it is.. i thank you with all of me.

    – ShadowDancer

  • G .
    G .over 4 years ago

    WOW!!!! Deeply moving and honest!!

  • thank you me (feeling a bit ‘split personality’ for a moment.. ) :)

    – ShadowDancer

  • Cervantes
    Cervantesover 4 years ago

    beautiful SD…read in a tender whisper…

  • mm perfect, thank you PR

    – ShadowDancer

  • George Coombs
    George Coombsover 4 years ago

    Excellent writing bringing out the fraility of the human person yet also, one can find the strength and wisodom to move on. Great work

  • hi george, we are indeed fragile.. and yet can carry mountains with our whispers.. thank you so much.

    – ShadowDancer

  • Lisa  Jewell
    Lisa Jewellover 4 years ago

    yes you will

    gosh I just want to hug you tightly
    beautifully written darling heart xoxo

  • always loving you lisa.. even when i’m not around. big big love you.

    – ShadowDancer

  • Jet ...
    Jet ...over 4 years ago

    deep heartfelt piece . beautifully written and expressed. fave!

  • thanks so much Jet.. i really appreciate it.

    – ShadowDancer

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