Hello everyone! Here is a poem I’ve been working on for a few weeks, right before New Years on the 29th, and just finished right before midnight on Sunday.
Writing this poem was a roller coaster. I started it then planned to post it on New year’s Eve, then decided against it. Then I tried to finish it but it was a lot harder than I expected. I felt like I had to get everything right, and I ended up changing the rhyme words several times throughout. I kept changing little things until I decided to settle with myself, and say “no poem can be 100% perfect”. And after 2 weeks, there became what you see below.
I hope you enjoy as I worked really hard on it. I think this is a good one and it’s one that I’ll look back on a lot for the effort it took.
Quiet world, wake up and give way to me
My quietness has done harm and shaken
Asleep in that which yet hasn’t taken
Laying in a place where my mind’s set free
Whence is where my life’s work has come to be
A dream from which I shall not awaken
Lucid, a notion to be mistaken
For what’s in that place is a sight to see
Weary remains the feet across my path
Bramble-laden with a rose at the end
I, resilient and tenfold bettered
Shall still persist through pinnacle or strath
And shall all else become untimely rend
The dream rose will still remain unfettered