Looking beyond the madness…..

This view gave me solace

This view gave me gladness

This view gave me the power to heal

I have needed this window and this view

At a time in my life where I have been devalued

Worth less every day and every step of the way

This sunset, this seascape, these mountains gave back

Worth less every day and every step of the way

At a time in my life where I have been devalued

I have needed this window and this view

This view gave me the power to heal

This view gave me gladness

This view gave me solace

 

© Alison Jean Hankinson

This is for d’Verse poetics. Our theme was to take a picture from a window…

 

 

Author: alisonhankinson

I am a school teacher and a mum and a red cosmic skywalker, and sometimes a netball coach...but beneath it all I am a writer...

14 thoughts on “Looking beyond the madness…..”

  1. Oh what a gorgeous view! The majesty of what you see…Not sure if those are sunrises or sunsets from this view…but either, to me, is a reason for hope. The knowledge that a new day shall arrive and with it, the opportunity to love oneself and others anew. Thank you for sharing. Thank you for posting.

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  2. Nice gentle, personal response to the prompt, and the message works well within that form. There is an under-taste of sadness here, but poetry is our gallery for emotional egress.

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  3. A poignant poem with such an important message of the healing gifts of nature. I can understand the how calming that view is. I find being in beauty and writing poetry is such an important way to move beyond the negative. Sending virtual hugs your way.

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  4. Such a stunning view, Alison, which has given you so much. I love the shape, the circularity and repetition, which draws a darker thread of despair together with the golden view, to give depth to the whole.

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