Borderline

Even with sunbeams at

The end of their journey,

The winds arise with fear

As the turbulent clouds arise

And shutter the happiness

 

Doubt flashes as lightning.

As the pain spins and builds.

Thunder rumbles its self-talk

As accusations fill the air

And hail pummels your self-esteem.

 

As the tornado engulfs you

Your friends, family, spouse

Children, love, and purpose

Are spewed out of the whirlwind

And dumped on infertile soil.

 

Finally, you are limp and spent

Tears are flowing rivers of hurt

And the flood takes you apart

Pieces of you flowing to the ground

Until you grow once again

 

© 2017 Valerie Hathaway

 

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