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The Vision


The Vision


I've been awakened…


I say awakened because till now my mind has been in a coma,

Resting in memories, wallowing in madness.


Asleep/lost were my visions.

Accepting existence and sadness.


"Not good enough" was par for the course.

And yet I raised my hand like a champ.


Looking no further than today.No thought of tomorrow

My mind was closed, sealed, and stamped


Upon awakening, I rose up and walked to the mirror.

And was startled at first when I glanced.


So I rubbed my eyes believing my vision would change.

"Take a step back" I'd give that a chance.


But what I saw was clear. I just didn't want to believe.

Foreign   was this sight to behold.


I saw changes and growth and beauty – a future

This feeling can't be bought, borrowed  or sold

 

"Somethings strange here" I thought.

"This isn't like me"

My mind racing, words forming their connection.


This is the feeling I got when I awakened and saw.

The vision was YOU

My Reflection


B. Alexander 2009

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