How Silent My True Song

i live amongst the stars
and i have lost my way
traveling on dark paths
no longer in the sky

if i close my eyes
their images appear
i can almost touch them
far from me yet near

i live in conjured clouds
floating like the sea
rolling with the wind
forever blowing me

for too long have i sunk
to ground, a leaden rock
burrowing in soil, hiding head
from daylightโ€™s dark

i live where animals roam
their aimless purpose clear:
survival of the fittest ones,
raw death meets beautyโ€™s flair

separated from my flock
parted from my breed
tracks followed only led
to dead end muddy caves

i live where laughter flies
its freely flitting notes
written in music staves
strumming at the heart

how quiet my voice has been
how silent my true song
waiting for the proper key
for listening loves,ย to whom
i might belong

~ Em ~

2.12.18

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21 thoughts on “How Silent My True Song

  1. Em, you have such mad skills…i love how your creative mind flows.
    This is dynamite, especially that first line:
    i live in conjured clouds
    floating like the sea
    rolling with the wind
    forever blowing me

    Liked by 1 person

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