Sam Edison

Rookie (July 7th 1982 / Brooklyn, New York)

Illuminated Path - Poem by Sam Edison

Reborn again through the flames of my own desire
The tears of your resentment can’t put out the fire
I can see passed the shadows
I don’t need X-Ray vision
It is quite luminous in my direction,
The darkness behind me is completely forgiven
I take a step further upon hallowed ground
Making ancestors proud walking past the rabid hound
The hound foaming stress keeps on exposing his sharp teeth
What he just couldn’t understand is I am solid beneath
Beneath this soft skin is an unbreakable soul
So he can keep foaming stress but it shall just drip down a hole
When I see you I’ll remember to look past your attitude
If you have nothing to be grateful for be grateful for gratitude

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 4, 2010

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