Monday, April 18, 2011

Passage

I’ll wake up from this nightmare
One day, I will live in a dream
These four white walls
Aren’t as clean as they may seem…

Its pasty appearance bears the burden
Of too many tears shed in sorrow
Yet they lead to an open window
That can be opened to the promise of tomorrow

Portraits hang sideways on the walls
The lighting is dimmed throughout the way
The floor bears the scars of my travels
As I continue another day

Vague rays of light shine through
Paving the way to the final door
And through that passage at the end
I won’t exist in this realm anymore

Within this darkness that I cannot fight
Tiny sparks ignite a fire of hope
It gives me the strength to go on
And the power to carry on and cope

Worn and weak, I step forward
Pressing past each trouble before me
I will conquer with each step I take
And pass through into eternity

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