Empty Puzzle

The pieces float.
Disjointed and in disarray;
they swirl.
Migrating about they bump into each other
and effect each other
without becoming a cohesive whole.
They never form a picture in my mind.
Yet I know that they should.
I think that this is what it must be like to go crazy…
And then I wonder…
Does that mean that’s where I’m headed?
I just want the pieces to snap together.
I grasp at them
and try to force their edges together,
hoping that they will hold tightly
together as all fitting pieces do.
But the forming picture
always crumbles and falls away…
I am left with nothing
but prettily colored shapes
cut from cardboard.


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I am Myself I am a Wife Blessed with love I am a Mother Endowed with divinity Through the power of creation I am a Daughter Brought into this world With unending hope And the promise of the future I am a Sister Made fierce and strong While forged with kindness Protector and protected Spiraling together forever I am a Nurse Holding out the hands of healing And offering the sick comfort And the dying love Knowing that through this All things are healed and made whole I am a Writer Creating myself and world Sharing the inner depths of humanity Bringing together the divine And the humble mortal I tell the story of the Goddess And am remembered forever

Posted on August 27, 2010, in Poetry and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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