Treasure Island

Erika Heslop Martin

(January 15 / Kingston, Jamaica)

I Have Hope


As long as I inhale and exhale, I have hope.
As my Creator sustains the heart beat, I have hope.
As I open my eyes to a brand new day, I have hope.
As my ears continue to enlighten me with the magical sounds of nature, I have hope.
As my nostrils draw my attention to the attractive aromas of delicious delicacies, I have hope.
As the wind kisses the hair on my skin, I have hope.
As I taste the sweetness of life, I have hope.
Hope of a beautiful day, a better tomorrow and a bright future.

Submitted: Monday, August 26, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
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