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Cut Kite
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By Dale Jordan Heath
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Cut Kite

 

She saw the stages of her life

gone, in hampers,

soiled, worthless….

comparing, swearing,

nothing done right,

like a cut kite

lost somewhere in the clouds.

Wishes ungranted, disenchanted

dreams aborted like rockets

never to launch.

She took a gun to the thoughts

that drove her youth,

believed in truth

and death.

The sun set upon her bones

As she moaned and whined

unaware of her purpose,

To miss the time God had given her

and wallow in regret.


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Submitted: Thursday, May 8, 2008

Last Updated: Friday, May 9, 2008

About the Poet
I am a Christan mother, grandmother, wife, aspiring poet, and owner of a bed and breakfast with my husband of 37 years. I love to create an ambience of serenity in my home. I love soft music, the sounds of the birds in my yard, the whir of the ceiling fans,... Time has passed since the first time I wrote my Poet Bio...it has been three years now....in that time my life has changed drastically. We lost our beloved youngest child, our only son, to suicide. It has been devastating...shaking my faith to its core but not destroying it. I have not been inspired to write for quite some time now. I pray that I will be able to emerge from this pain and write with a new passion about my journey. Until that time I ask for prayers and that God will continue to speak to me and give me the peace that passes all understanding.


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