Sleeping Chicago

August 22, 2011
By Kelseyeverose639 BRONZE, Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Kelseyeverose639 BRONZE, Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"We're all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguissed as impossible situations" - UNKOWN

Dear my truly loved,

I am here,
By myself,
With Lifting heavens side by side and running winds and singing tides,
Truest dark,
And slowest night,
I forsake my dearest flight,
For I have missed the best of me,
And lost one truly in the city,
No more shall run,
Before I catch the ones who know just how to be,
And run away to lands unseen,
By me I know,
No more I wake from the city,
Laughing with curiosity,
But when it fades to dusk of black,
Here I am,
More of me has come to wake,
And now I know,
Just who to see, for I am proudly to be,
The girl who sees the best of herself in a sleeping city.

The author's comments:
I wrote this poem during a layover in Chicago on my way back to Minnesota from Mexico. My dad had gotten married just a couple days earlier so while I was walking on the beach I had some ideas but everything got pieced together in Chicago waiting for our plane to arrive at the gate.

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