I am Icarus RedeemedEven when every dream had drownedI am Icarus Redeemed3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
and love left me choking on dust
and I felt utterly abandoned by
every aspect of my envisioned life,
something in me set on fire.
Oh, I know heat rises
and I'm lifting off.
God knows where it's taking me,
heaven has yet to shut me out.
Oh, my wings are broken
but at least I'm falling free.
It's the impact,
not my plummeting spirit,
that will throttle the light in me.
May it Grow Like a WeedImagine the heart is a dandelion, now,May it Grow Like a Weed3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
sending its pieces out with a gentle breath.
Hope is the wind,
carrying seeds of ardor to fertile ground,
so what once was blank landscape
becomes fields of flowers.