Dark, Emotions, Freestyle, Poetry, Writing

Burn Free

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As time passes by, 

The glimmering flame of hope 

I once held deep inside my soul

Slowly dwindles away

Its once vibrant shine 

Extinguished into nothing

But irreverent ashes

Desperately pleading in my mind

For a lonely wish to finally 

Be brought to life, 

To strike that ever elusive ember

Into existence once again

Wrenching me from all-consuming melancholy, 

Let this hollow spark of mine burn free

© 18 November 2020, by Haley Scully

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