Poetry Blog by Donna R. Hedges

I am One

I am One

The voice of one is lost 

In the emptiness

Because no one speaks up

Everyone is waiting

Conditioned

For someone else

To take a stand

It takes one to create a ripple

One step

One action

There is no good time

No right time

No perfect time

There is only now

And when I look back 

in ten 

I want to say I was that one 

And, I am still that o...

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The Sun’s Litany

The Sun’s Litany

My light

Forever bright

Proud and true

Would surely know

If he was untrue?

His words a balm to

Desperate ears

My body only

What he holds dear?

Oh heart, emotions be

Craving sweet shore

Of security

Safe arms to pull me close

Cherish my heart

My essence close

Play and laugh

With carefree joy

Dance our hearth 

Not destroy

 

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The Sun’s Litany

The Sun’s Litany

My light

Forever bright

Proud and true

Would surely know

If he was untrue?

His words a balm to

Desperate ears

My body only

What he holds dear?

Oh heart, emotions be

Craving sweet shore

Of security

Safe arms to pull me close

Cherish my heart

My essence close

Play and laugh

With carefree joy

Dance our hearth 

Not destroy

 

...

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My Voice

 

My Voice

I have been silenced for so long

I do not know my own voice

All I hear

Are your words. 

Your condemnations

Your judgements

Your lies. 

I see your glance

Haughty

Better than everyone else.  

Only

You aren’t.  

You are hiding behind fear

That controls you

And all you do

Keeping me in check 

mate

In case I discover my voice

And us...

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