Diana Rosser


Hope


When there is only mournful dark despair
shut your weary eyes and visualise
the flicker of peppered stars, now there
blazing the milky way in desert skies.

See easy light breath life in shadow shapes
as the black horizon gives way to sun.
Watch the flush of morning draw back night's drapes,
lie still, whilst final sparks in blue are done.

Linger upon the slowly rising orb,
feel warmth embolden lifeless weakened limbs,
let all the glorious heat be absorbed,
'til the dawn chorus in your heart does sing.

Then in that moment in that tranquil space
let expanding hope, dark despair replace.

Submitted: Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
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