Cloaked in color

We are what we are

cloaked in the colors we choose to wear

hues to mark the emotion we feel

wrapped tight in the comfort of our choice.

We hold it about us, becoming all we desire-

manifesting the persona we long to be,

draped in the fabric of the lives we live.

Who do we become,

when we slip away for a while into the edges,

the places where there are no faces,

no reflections to mar-

no standard we are set up to be,

just the quiet solitude that comes

when we step aside and sit awhile-

contemplating our todays and the meaning

of each feeling that cascades like silk,

moving over us like a curtain shuts out the light.

We rest here in the crook of this place,

poised on the edge of darkness we peer in-

hoping to see just a little bit more

to feel a little bit more than this cavernous echoing place,

we remain until ready-

and we push aside the ties that bind,

unwrapping our hearts as we cautiously peer about-

knowing that the colors have become

just a small fragment of ourselves,

and our thoughts rush naked into the void

slipping through the cracks where the light still shines,

and emerging from the cocoon of life

decked in our finest selves,

eager to become a part of it all once more.

 

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19 thoughts on “Cloaked in color

  1. Thank you again my friend, been enjoying life down here with the sun, I find it always inspires and with the never ending flowers, there’s always colors to perk up even the cloudy days โค

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  3. Ah thank you Lasy G, just waking from my beauty rest…..worked about as well as it could. Dolly polly dogs on the bed growling at the ghosts beyond the door woke sleeping beauty. But now I get to read, awesomeness๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŽ†

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  4. I Know that feeling well. Its always such a balancing act trying to find time for everything.

    Personally, I think you should write a poem under the title Discombobulated. Thats a great word!

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  5. Thank you Morgan,
    Been a bit tipsy turvy lately, a lot going on and feeling a bit discombobulated at times, feels good to get something written again. Peace and love and much thanks, K๐Ÿ’•

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