Take my hand

Take my hand
And I can make you soar
And I can show you stars
And planets dying
Amid flashes of fire
And I can show you the ice
Of hearts
And the glow
In a mothers eyes
I can show you pillars of darkness
That inhabit souls
And waves of earth
As they tremble forth

Take my hand
And I can show you friendship
Laughter and Joy
I can show you acres of sadness
Grief and war
I can show you the cusp of the earth
And the roar of dying saurian’s
I can show you love
Compassion and kindness
I can introduce you
To cultures
Beyond imagination
Take you to places
Where the blood
Turns to ash

Take my hand
And I will present you heaven and hell

Take my hand
Or turn away





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pete said...
Jun. 17, 2010 at 9:19 am

Great poem - goes back and forth from dark to bright in one fell swoop...nice ending too!

Good work

 
WriterFanatic This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jun. 17, 2010 at 4:52 pm
Thanks! I appreciate it=)
 
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