The Thread of Life

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

Have courage. Life is worth living--even in the darkest night. The sun will rise someday again.

 

 

 

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The thread of life is long and weaving, the rope is not yet made to cut

there is a grand adventure waiting—a door Atropos has not shut.

The fates are no masters of man, our time is long and yet unknown,

we live each day to find the other grander than the one last sewn.

 

Clotho has not yet spun her last, the sun long scorches in the sky,

the stars have not burned out this night nor withered in a hollow cry.

The thread is dancing in the night, the moon a flickering bright

that dares the three dreadful Sisters to dim the boldened light.

 

Our lives are not splendid mistakes, each breath we draw with reborn wonder,

to hear the thousand voices whisper words of gentle, terror, thunder.

But their voice is not their own and one day they shall cease to speak,

so we march onward with courage through the lonely and the bleak.

 

We walk through hollow nights of darkness for we long to escape,

but on this journey, we must struggle so our lives, they make take shape.

For this adventure may-at times-shift from fright to light and tears,

but in the end, we gaze to see a web of wonders or withered years.

 

 


Submitted: August 28, 2019

© Copyright 2021 L.E. Belle. All rights reserved.

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Compass Girl

Gorgeous!
XO CG

Thu, August 29th, 2019 12:19am

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Thank you!

Sat, September 7th, 2019 4:12pm

Prince EL

Amazing and uplifting poem! Nicely done.

Thu, August 29th, 2019 2:33am

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Thank you!

Mon, September 9th, 2019 8:43am

Robert Helliger

A great poem.
It is well written.

Thu, August 29th, 2019 6:41am

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Thank you for reading this poem!

Sat, September 7th, 2019 4:12pm

Melancholic Wisdom

An amazing poem, so uplifting as well! Things may get dark and stay that way for a while but there is always light to be found.

Thu, August 29th, 2019 8:00am

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Precisely! Thanks for reading my poem!

Sat, September 7th, 2019 4:08pm

hullabaloo22

A beautiful description of the web of fate.

Thu, August 29th, 2019 7:32pm

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Thank you for reading this poem, Hullabaloo!

Sat, September 7th, 2019 4:12pm

Gloria Dale

Very true. What use is it to believe your bitter surroundings? I love how you used mythological references in your poem.

Tue, December 10th, 2019 1:51am

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Thank you! Yes, I do enjoy reading the classics. I try my best to model my poetry after the masters.

Mon, December 9th, 2019 6:32pm

Selena Millman

Very inspiring poem.

Tue, July 20th, 2021 7:16pm

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Thanks for the read :)

Tue, July 20th, 2021 2:54pm

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