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poetry by j matthew waters

the further away it seems


my worst fears
but a window to the world
exposing my hopes and dreams
as if they don’t belong to me

elbows on window sill
eyes blinking shut
palms supporting chin
mind delving deeper in thought

lonesome mockingbird
outside looking in
echoing a song I’ve yet to begin

some say I’m on my way
I say I’m already there
arms stretched out
and welcoming a light
that naturally never ends




december two thousand eighteen
copyright j matthew waters
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8 thoughts on “the further away it seems

  1. Beautiful!!! Images so vibrant I’m sitting there by the window sill hearing your unspoken thoughts.

  2. Such vivid imagery Mr Matthew! You wrote this with such simple words yet it was so much more!! Very reflective!

  3. Beautiful piece of poetry, John. Happy New Year to you. 🙂

  4. I hear music in these lyrics! Great write!

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