Until Someone From the Other Side Brings the Bottle Back To Me

in #poetry2 years ago

"Your past is important
but it is not nearly as important to your present
as the way you see your future."

Tony Campolo


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I'll put my heart in a bottle,
where no one else can see;
away from the world outside,
alone, my heart will be.

The bottle must be amber,
in darkness my heart will lie;
guarded against the heat of summer,
and from the shower of a rainy day.


With my hands, I'll push the cover,
make sure the cork is tight;
my heart, now deaf to a close whisper,
will be kept from a blinding light.


The parting words will be a promise,
a vow to hold on to;
my heart for sure will find solace,
even in the days empty and blue.


The last thought will be a prayer,
my hope in His hand I will lay;
that someday He will be a giver,
of he who'll kiss the darkness away.


I'll put my heart in a bottle,
and throw it to the sea;
let it be carried by the rushing water,
far away from me.


And as the bottle goes with and against the tide,
incomplete it will be;
until someone from the other side,
brings the bottle back to me.


Thanks for passing by and Godspeed! :)
May the force be with us.



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