I took one step and stumbled, then
took a faltering two.
All whilst looking, staring at you.
My lifeline in the turbulent sea of my emotions,
a bridge across the great divides on my journey
I wasn’t scared anymore.
Third time lucky. One more step
brought me closer to my desire.
Shaky legs became steady.
The pitfalls on the road I had been
travelling for so long hurt my tired and
blistered feet. Strange that.
I could feel again.
I saw the sun rise just beyond you,
and the darkness lifted from around me on
the lonely path I walked.
Daring a look behind, I rejoiced that my demons no
longer stalked me in the darkness.
In the light of love they had gone.
I could breath again.
I was closer now than I had ever been
before. I felt you crashing into my
frozen heart like a thunderbolt, kick starting it
into beating again. I stopped in the middle of the road.
Had I been dead inside for so long?
How long had it been?
I looked around and I breathed, I touched my skin and felt.
Ending my journey I opened myself to life again, and went home,