MOVING ON UP

When the fire within me dies

And my spirit flies beyond the skies

To reach that unknown place that lies

Past earthly need of ears and eyes,

This much I know - this much is plain -

That I shall be but born again

To take my place in the timeless train

Of Creation's everlasting chain.

So, save your tears...your sad goodbyes

This breaking of familiar ties;

Be comforted by all that lies

In store - for nothing ever really dies.

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◄ CONVICTION OF PURPOSE

APOLOGIES ►

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M.C. Newberry

Thu 24th Sep 2020 13:56

Tom - thanks for commenting. It seemed appropriate to promote
some positivity towards "the great adventure" that we all face, some
even more immediately at this time. I woke the other morning with
the first line in my mind. The rest soon followed. - with the challenge
I set myself to create verses that used lines that sequentially rhymed.

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Tom

Thu 24th Sep 2020 11:17

Lovely thoughts, well expressed. I really like this MC.

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M.C. Newberry

Wed 23rd Sep 2020 17:08

Thanks Paul. Very kind.
BM - the flesh may be "food for worms", but how to explain that force
within that powers it to the end? Where does that go? Regeneration
seems a logical explanation when there is so much we lack the
faculties to be aware of. Man-made religion just represents human attempts to address this "great unknown".
Thanks to those who took the trouble to "like" these lines.

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Brian Maryon

Tue 22nd Sep 2020 18:57

I wish I had your faith MC. The best I can expect is to provide soil conditioner.

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Paul Sayer

Tue 22nd Sep 2020 11:28

A superb little tale about the greatest journey all of us eventually take.

Moving on up

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