Friday, November 5, 2010

Hope

I dream of touching your stones
The yellowing rock that has held within it
Years of history
Million of whispered prayers
Billions of tears
Shed in joy
Sadness
Uncertainty
And hope.

I long to caress the crevices
That are filled to the brim
With folded notes
That request
Divine inspiration
Sustenance 
Healing
And hope.

I envision myself
Only inches from burying my face
In your enormous bricks
That for thousand of years
Have promised courage
Protection
Redemption
And hope.

I pray that one day
I will be next to your wall
Pouring out my soul
To your listening pores and cracks
As you soak in every tear of mine
And you comfort me with the reassurance
Of eternity
Forever
And hope.

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