Song of the Things that I Always Will Be

A Poem By Hannah W. // 1/15/2009

Breathless darkness,
sparks in the air
Scattering stars
wind in my hair

Tumbling through fields,
light touch of feathers
Song of the earth
echoes forever

Heartbeat and dirt,
trees sway in the night
Shadows and flame
glowing orange, bright

Smell of the forest
cool air on my cheeks,
running, heart soaring
no words do I speak

Orion the Brave,
with his arrows and bow
he hunts in the sky
and the way he does show

Torches blazing,
beautiful night
hills and horizon
reach far beyond sight

Song of the past singing in me,
song of the spirit that longs to be free
song of the sky and song of the trees
song of the things that I always will be.

Comments

That was beautiful! It made

That was beautiful! It made me want to kick off my shoes and go lay on the lawn tonight. :)
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Sarah | Thu, 01/15/2009

"Sometimes even to live is courage."
-Seneca

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beautiful!

this is so beautiful! I just love it!
luv,
Bernadette
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"If Shagrat himself was to offer me a glass of water, I'd shake his hand," Sam Gamgee

Bernadette | Thu, 01/15/2009

Beautiful

Beautiful poem! Very lyrical. I have to say, it DIDN'T make me want to go lay on the lawn - but that's probably because it's only 4 degrees here, and the windchill is 6 below zero.
Tell you what: I'll read the poem again in the spring, and THEN I'll go lay on the lawn! :)

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"Let the high praises of God be in their mouths, and a two-edged sword in their hand."
~Psalm 149:6

Mary | Thu, 01/15/2009

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Brother: Your character should drive a motorcycle.
Me: He can't. He's in the wilderness.
Brother: Then make it a four-wheel-drive motorcycle!

So lovely.

So lovely.
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"Elves and Dragons! Cabbages and potatoes are better for me and you. Don't go getting mixed up in the business of your betters, or you'll land in trouble too big for you." — Hamfast Gamgee (the Gaffer)

Clare Marie | Thu, 01/15/2009

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"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." -Bilbo Baggins [The Lord of the Rings]

I can only repeat them.

Ditto.
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He who is near to his Captain is sure to be a target for the archers.
-Amy Carmichael

Anna | Thu, 01/15/2009

I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right. --The Book Thief

lovely!

That's one of the prettiest poems I've ever read! Love it!

Anonymous | Thu, 01/15/2009

Wow.

That was beautiful, Hannah. I could picture everything. Very discriptive and lyrical.

"Remember when 'you play like a girl' use to be an insult?"
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E | Thu, 01/15/2009

"You were not meant to fit into a shallow box built by someone else." -J. Raymond

I want this in a frame in my

I want this in a frame in my room among many other poems I want framed in my room. And your poem would be among many legendary writers and people! =D

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