Liberated Beauty

February 11, 2011
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I came to live,
to find myself,
and seek my soul.
I came to discover,
to explore differences,
and find a place
where nobody holds the higher ground.
I came here to find
what society and people
both lack.
To make peace with the water
and friends with the dancing wind.
I came here to question my
comfortable life,
to find the answers
that no one else holds.
I came here to live,
to reach out and question
poverty and
but never beauty-
For that might be the only pure
that surrounds us.
I came here to
what I had once known
but do not know now.
I had experienced comfort.
Now I am able to experience pain-
and that grounds me.
Now, with beauty,
I have been liberated.
Liberated by time
and space
and a calmness
that nothing else can give me.
This beauty has become me,
and I it.
Two universes,
one of flesh,
and one of terra,
bound together
like two frayed strings
that have finally found their ending.

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Suki-Alanna said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 5:18 pm
Er...hi. Anyway, I like this peom, I think that u really expressed what most of us feel. But I went ADHD on myself somewhere in the middle, so...yeah. Anywayz, I <3 the ending. Say, did u see Mebratu, Henry and Barraki practically sitting on my-sorry. Anywayz, itz goodz. !!!!!!!!!!!!! (I <3 z)
AthenaBook replied...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 8:12 pm
Hey buddy :). (For those of you who are reading this conversation, Suki-Alanna is my best friend). Glad you liked the poem and its ending.
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