Weds poetry prompt: ‘The Gift of the Wind’

dandelion

Yesterday’s prompt: Write an ‘uplifting’ poem.

The Gift of the Wind

Even the coolest, gentlest of breezes
Can still lift weary bodies, heavy with
Excessive demand and expectation.
Once up in the air, these become
Simply immaterial, pieces scattered
In the calming wind, and no longer matter.
They escape from inside ourselves,
So we watch them float harmlessly by,
Free from our relentless minds,
And yet freedom becomes ours as well.

Like this poem? Read more in my first poetry collection, ‘The Awakening’, available NOW for download as an eBook on Amazon. Check it out here: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B017BZBH6M

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s