Gossamer Guilt

March 25, 2011
By M_IML DIAMOND, Ganei Tikva, Other
M_IML DIAMOND, Ganei Tikva, Other
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Fly
To freedom
With paper-thin wings
Of gossamer - lace
And shame

Run,
From life,
From
Troubles, from
Toil, until you

Yearn to come
Back
To see, hear
Smell, and touch
Again

Fly, then, from all you have
Ever attained
On gossamer wings,
On petal-like
Clouds

Of hopes
And dreams
Fly – or run -
Or walk – find yourself
In a place with no

Expectations, no
Disappointments
No
Disillusions, no
Care in the world

If that is what you search for,
Fly,
To freedom –
And from the sweet taste of
Victory

Fly away,
On
Gossamer wings
And petal-like
Clouds.


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M_IML DIAMOND said...
on Apr. 22 2011 at 9:35 pm
M_IML DIAMOND, Ganei Tikva, Other
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Thank you! That's how I wanted most of the poem to feel, except the parts about the guilt - it's a bit of a conflict :)

on Apr. 22 2011 at 11:21 am
magic-esi PLATINUM, Hyde Park, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one."
"Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if only one remembers to turn on the light."

 This is amazing. I love your imagery of flying away on gossamer wings. You did an amazing job of describing a feeling perfectly with very few words. It makes me feel very free- like I'm about to fly away. I love how the title gives a small hint to what the subject of the poem is flying away from. Amazing job! 


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