Saturday, May 12, 2007

My friend, Hope.

Hope has been with me for a very long time, so I thought I would write her a poem:

Hope woke me up today,
sounding like a flight of geese headed north
the air was filled with excitement and unlimited possibility

Hope is the one that never quits,
never tires, always keeps looking ahead for me
When I have no plans, a day with her is enough

Her call is rustling through the barren trees
telling me of warmer days, star filled nights
She is blowing the last of the winter chill away

Hope whispers to me that life is so much more than I have seen or heard
she lends her strength to my upward climb
Waiting for me at the summit

Hope comforts me with caresses, soft and rhythmic,
like the lapping of gentle waves on the lake shore

Hope remains when foolish desire has faded
and youthful enthusiasm wanes
Ever rejoicing to make me smile again

Hope is at every trail's end, a boulder upon which
I must sit and appreciate the view and the effort made to attain it
Hope is my resting point, my renewal this day.


Star said...

Lucky Hope, to receive such a gift. Thanks for the update on Minerva. Good news. Michele sent me.

The Mistress of the Dark said...

Beautiful words. Thanks for stopping by my place earlier :)

scrappintwinmom said...

Lovely! Michele sent me!

colleen said...

Hi David, Hope calls and we have to answer!

Snaggle Tooth said...

Positively beautiful word composition here- made me misty. Thankyou!
Belief is 95% of the battle to continue-

angel said...

wow, thats truly fabulous!

phoenix said...

Hope is what makes life worth living... glad you still have her in your life :)

Carol said...

Hi, David, nice words,I hope and pray you are well. Thanks for stopping by

Anonymous said...

Very nice - you have a way with words. :-)

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

Lovely Lovely Poem, David...And I;m sure you know that great Emily Dickenson quote: "Hope is a thing with feathers..."
So true especially at this time of year....!

Here from Michele tonight! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!