It comes with walking: one step follows one. How we obtained this now I do not know Since any step we might have left undone And we arrived by moving all too slow Through doubts which kept us wondering where to go. There’s someone guiding us about this maze - The unexpected door, this path, that haze That frightened us then brought refreshed relief. The bright sun humbles darkness starting days As justice blessed with mercy brings belief.
Linked to dVerse Poetics where Amaya is hosting with the theme of movement and to dVerse Poetry Form where Rosemary Nissen-Wade is hosting with the dizain poetry form, a poem of ten lines, each with ten syllables and having a rhyme pattern of ABABBCCDCD.
Only heroes blessed with pain Continue searching through the rain For their loved ones lost somewhere Finding rest on gifts of prayer.
Best of all the search is slow. The other must decide to show And meet him in that pouring rain Where they may reconcile again.
Linked to dVerse Poetics. Amaya hosts and the prompt is to write a poem inspired by “a piece of music that has made you shed tears” . I am sure all of us have many to choose from. I picked Kentucky Rain sung by Elvis Presley and written by Eddie Rabbitt and Dick Heard. Here is a video with lyrics: