Gray Wings

  1. gray wings.........
    that is what the rain means to me
    Gently they sweep the earth clean
    of all impurities
    and give new life to the thirsting soil
    where tired souls sleep

    one morning they drew a curtain over me
    as I lay giving birth
    veiling my eyes with a terrible mercy
    as they lifted my daughter from my breast
    and took her with them

    now, whenever the gray wings sweep over the world
    outside my window
    I remember, and........
    I wait
    for the rainbow


    Copyright 2007 by mjlrn97
    Last edit by VivaLasViejas on Oct 30, '07
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  2. 4 Comments

  3. by   sirI
    This made me cry.............

    Beautiful words, Marla.
  4. by   Thunderwolf
    Marla....you are absolutely and incredibly gifted in word. I too wept.
    Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your sacred moment.
    Very, very touching.
  5. by   ElvishDNP
    Very very sweet Marla. Thanks.
  6. by   zuzi
    Oh, Marla, so nice, and sad, if I will be there I will give you a hug (hoping that I could help you in some way) and let you cry as much as you need it, and cry with you too! You are a soo strong women dear Marla and so sensitive soul, let me to hug you again, muaaaaaah!

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