rabia minhas


That Other Place Poem by rabia minhas


The world
Spins
Round and Round
And, I
I stand still
I like stillness
Need it...
I savor the feeling of silence inside me
I close my eyes
And
My mind finally stops all the internal clatter
That chatter
That won't let me have peace
It
Finally
Shuts
Down
I stand outside
On warm grass
In bare feet
Tilt my face upwards
Extend my arms
As if ready to fly
Somewhere
And, let the warmth of the sunlight
Transport me
It takes me somewhere safe
I like being surrounded by pure white light
There is no noise here
Only the sound of wind chimes
This
Is where I feel
I need to be
This place
Somewhere
That is no where
I float in my mind
Becoming
Everything
And
Nothing
Magic star dust
It's how I long to be
Finally
At peace
This place of sparkling diamond dust
Raining down with the rays of the sun
Where
I
No longer need
Or want
Anything
Where
My dreams and desires
Have burned themselves out
I no longer burn
Like the heart inside charcoal
I am
I have turned
Everything is golden silver ash
I have extinguished
Light as the air around me
I'm ready to float
Away...

Submitted: Friday, January 09, 2015
Edited: Saturday, January 10, 2015

Topic of this poem: death


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