Wishful & Waiting

Photo by –FlyTrapMan–



Dark thoughts rollicked in my mind –

ones that created such havoc inside.

They kept me moaning and awakening –

murmuring all throughout the night.

Quiet! I would cry; shutting my eyes

but to no avail, since dark thoughts

do as they please and never compromise.

The next morning, the sky was clear,

but the murkiness within hadn’t disappeared.

Taking a breath so deep, it reached

down into my very being and took grasp

of the misery, the dankness, and the duress.

I exhaled with all my might and watched

as those portentous thoughts spilled out.

Nowhere to go, they floated to the sky

where they stare like ominous specters –

wishful and waiting to come back inside.


Photograph by FlyTrapMan (Click here to visit and follow his blog). ❀


      • You got it right on! Lol, I’ve had mixed feelings about who I have started talking to because I have been unlucky so far haha. At the moment, I’m focusing on building the family name and hopefully I’ll find love in the future 😜 Ohh and btw how do you like my blog’s new layout (desktop version). Went through a lot of changes last night to see if I could better the environment of my readers 😁

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      • Excellent choice to focus on what your priorities are! We all go through heartaches but never give up on love, dear Tracey. I’ll look over your updated site on my PC soon! I think you’re very smart to find ways to be innovative. Speaking of being innovative, I did notice you went with the orange and black for your logo! I think your logo looks very polished and eye-catching (hmm, just like you!). 😊

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  1. Bonsoir
    Le Bonheur est une plume
    La plus légère qui soit
    Jamais assez belle pour toi
    Ma Plume je la partage avec toi
    Le Bonheur se cueille comme une fleur
    Il faut prendre soin avec prΓ©caution
    Il faut attention que celui-ci ne se fane pas
    Par ces petits mots de Bonheur
    Passe une agrΓ©able soirΓ©e
    Prends bien soin de toi
    Bises , Bernard belle semaine

    Je t’offre un petit cafΓ© ou tisane

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  2. I love that last three lines. Also, WordPress is wonky. Somehow it unfollowed your blog (not the first time it’s happened to me, either). And you know I never would!

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  3. The cloud on the left does look like a ghost, but not for long. Should I leave the ominous mood of this fine photo/poem combination intact? Nah.

             Wishful and waiting,
             dark thoughts float high in the sky.
             The wind scatters them.

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