The Wind (poem)

As I moved ahead

Knocked back by this wind

Though my doubts were shed

Brought back in this wind

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My future lies ahead of me

And yet this tide won’t let me be

This wind that will not let me free

Just what controls my destiny

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Mindful of words said

There within the wind

Promises it said

Hopes it did rescind

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A shattered possibility

The tatters that were calling me

The matters I had wished to flee

Of someone else’s memory

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So I dove ahead

With my friend the wind

Mindless tears were bled

To myself I’d sinned

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Who was this one that once was me

Whose eyes forgotten how to see

Who views the world so timidly

Who used the wind to set him free

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Wind now fills my sail

Future I assail

As I meet my tale

Captain should I fail

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Sueswan 4 years ago

Hi Mhatter

"Wind now fills my sail

Future I assail

As I meet my tale

Captain should I fail"

Very nice. Sometimes in life we get stuck until we realize we have to live our life and move on.


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secondimage 4 years ago from From a place lost in time and space

very beautiful and inspiring! voted up and awesom :)


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Vidya Mallar 4 years ago from India

Very nice poem... Deep and meaningful... Have a good day..


iamaudraleigh 4 years ago

A great writer are you! Write some more!


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Nellieanna 4 years ago from TEXAS

Your words and intensity tell you're a poet and a man of feeling and passion.


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Deborah Brooks 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

You are an awesome poet.. I love this.. Your words draw me in

Debbie


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Sparrowlet 4 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

I love poems about the wind, and this did not disappoint! Very soothing and lyrical.


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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

Very beautiful poetry..Enjoyed..


Derdriu 4 years ago

MHatter, David Bowie always has a unique take on musical themes. He's an appropriate introduction to your poem. In particular, I like the conflicting forces of future, present, tide, will and wind.

Respectfully, and with a big Welcome to HubPages, Derdriu

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