“Set me free”

Merging
into my present
past memories
regretful actions
only I can remember

thoughts of oblivion
cloud my heavy head
the rain 
keeps pouring  
pouring pouring  down

the witch 
is drowning and can't escape
she promises
for change and grow
so many lives have passed

dust
is forming pyramids
mummies
stalk unpaved streets
u turns  dead ends  barricades

where is
the god of happiness
enlightenment
for all the world
I'm trying, Lord I'm trying

I'm
going over 
the edge 
nothing to catch me
when I fall

a promise
is needed - even soft hopes
tell me
there's a heaven 
and no hell

loving kindness
meditations, mystic chants
say them
give me a break
forgive and let go

heal the scars
fix the broken pieces
press enter -- no return
this life is more than enough
set me free
Genie Nakano, August 30, 2020
Photo by Aline Nadai on Pexels.com

Published by genienakano

I love writing--It's my joy, my therapy--my confession. I'm a performer, dancer, yoga and meditation instructor, write a poetry column for Rafu Shimpo. Growth and love of life is a key to my happiness.

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