September 14th, 2017

Shaman - Horse

Poem - Hopeful Echoes

I am concerned about friends that are out of sight, moved on beyond my immediate space. “Hopeful Echoes” is about my worry.


Hopeful Echoes

Echoes are all that’s left
prompting thoughts of concern
asking more than life will share
portends silent at time of need

footsteps only I can hear
heartbeat tapping on my heart
in their wake the dust remains
evoking doubt in response

so many outcomes out of sight
scripts ascribed to low and high
cries imagined from the pits
or the laughs lift to the clouds

wondering where they may be
under gaze of morning’s sky
bearing witness while I cannot
hopeful echoes in my mind.

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