Time to Blossom

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"And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." Anais Nin


Guarded and protected by the fiercest of shields

Unable to move

Bound by my own prison

Inner resistance prevents any movement

Locked with piercing pain

No longer able to hold

Letting go

Time to release and shed the comfort of the shell


What is the resistance?

The inner resistance runs deep

In it seems a wound filled by a sea of tears from eons of pain suffered

Bleeding at first by gushing, then pouring, then seeping melting to the slightest weep

It turns dry with an open crevasse like the Grand Canyon

In the Grand Canyon - Empty -

Sink into the empty abyss

Reside in its silent pervading peace for many more eons


Arise to solid ground now

Undefended strong heart

Blossom to the perfect all

Be this beauty that is

The divine love of one



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Sonya L Morley 4 years ago from Edinburgh

Beautiful words, beautiful poem. "The divine love of one" is a powerful last line.


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Dyhannah 4 years ago from Texas Author

Thank you Sonya.


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sweethearts2 4 years ago from Northwest Indiana

Beautiful image of release. Voted up and beautiful.


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Dyhannah 4 years ago from Texas Author

Sweethearts2, I am grateful for your comment.


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Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States

This is gorgeous poetry Dyhannah, that last line I agree is powerful and instills hope. Voted up, beautiful, and awesome :)


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rajan jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

Beautiful poem.


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Dyhannah 4 years ago from Texas Author

Olde Cashmere, thank you

rajan jolly, thank you

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