Posted by: Ron DuBour | September 19, 2018

Composition of a Still Life~by Inga Harris


 

 

Composition of a Still Life

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as she hesitates to create,
afraid of what the pen may wrought,
thoughts pool to the surface, 
her reflection are as scribbles on a wall.
her thoughts reveal the struggle

passed on from the ones now gone,
her strength, a guarded ration
is a constant struggle all its own
there resides a sadness,
and a perpetual madness,
once on display for all to see;
a saving grace, to save face,
the words now set her free.

with pen in hand, and trembling
mid-air just above the pages,
hopes, dreams, desires emerge,
healing, instead of rages.
she begins to carve out
a much happier ending,
in efforts to endure
this side effect to living.

Musings of an Unquiet Mind ilh 💌💌💌
© ingaharris 2018 / original writing © 2015
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