A welcome reprieve

//A welcome reprieve

A welcome reprieve

​​Let this peace continue!
The one that has appeared
out of nowhere
When least expected.
​A welcome​ reprieve​
From the struggles
Of a million years.

The shift in perception-
Almost overnight;
Truth laid bare
Before the eyes:
The path forward, and
The road taken;
The mist has cleared.

Caught between
The urge to impress
And to follow instinct…
A desire to do
the right thing
And throw dreams
To the wind…

I’ve strayed too far
Into the woods
Seeking, searching
And sometimes finding.
There’s still fear…
There’s still fear
And nightmares.

Swimming across the flood,
Often against it
Or flowing with it.
I place a hand
on the shore…
A stop, but-
Not the destination.

There’s stillness
In the air,
As if in anticipation
Of the next turn of life.
What’s meant will arrive.
In the meantime,
May this peace continue.

By |2018-12-10T10:44:32+00:00June 19th, 2017|Poem|2 Comments

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  1. Eli Ert June 22, 2017 at 2:36 pm - Reply

    Love that poem dear Jeena- happy to be back here after some time. Always feel so inspired when I pop by here – … throw dreams to the wind… love the flow in this….:-)

  2. Jeena R. Papaadi June 22, 2017 at 5:36 pm - Reply

    Thank you, and glad to have found you again, dear Eli 🙂

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