A Journey Of Self-Expression


Here in my darkened forest, a world created by me
I know every line, every curve, every flower, and every tree 
This is my world, it's Eden before Adam was born 
It's my quiet place at times when I need to be alone 

To clear my mind petal by petal, stroke after stroke 
The natural lines in it's design and my mind spoke 
Shadowed, yes, adds to this menage of beauty and mystery 
But just how much confidence can I place in a flower or a tree 

I've confided in both of them under a silent moon light 
The flowers and the tree contrast and begins to fight 
Under a hunter's moon I experience a release to the sublime 
The entire universe is broken down to binary, curves, and lines 

An owl and a rabbit took pity on me, and taught me their ways 
The owl took me on a flight of knowledge even above the god's heads 
The rabbit dug a hole and took me underground telling me the secrets of the dead 
The universe started talking to me and I listened to what it said 

It said the darkness balances out the light and is so full of life 
The height balances out the depths, dividing pleasure and strife 
Gaze into the shadows, at a menage of emotions and existence transformed 
The clover and petals reflecting the moonlight teaching humanity to conform 

Poles fencing us in, nobody notices the snake in the grass 
Borders built within borders, treaties and straight lines never last 
But there's the universe again offering peace in a tree's hulking figure 
The good and the bad, the light and the darkness are forever being reconfigured 


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Copyright 2020 I IS ME
Published on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.     Filed under: "Personal" and "Poetry"
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  • happilydepressed On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, happilydepressed (419)By person wrote:

    I loved this, awesome write my friend : ) : (

  • I IS ME On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, I IS ME (476)By person wrote:

    We actually wrote this accompanying a portrait created by a friend. Thanks a ton

  • happilydepressed On Thursday, October 29, 2020, happilydepressed (419)By person wrote:

    i would love to see the portrait that inspired this work : ) : (

  • I IS ME On Thursday, October 29, 2020, I IS ME (476)By person wrote:

    we will try

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