Poetry

Guest Writer: ESP (esprambles)

My poem got published in the Sudden Denouement Collective as a guest post. The collective is a group of exceptional writers, and I say ‘exceptional’ because of their concept of divergent literature. Do spend some time reading the posts on their blog.

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[photo: Louise Brooks]

A flight for another day

Equipped with the wings
of love, freedom and justice,
the Icarus in me flies towards the sun
ignoring the wax and the flimsy threads
that keep my faith and sanity together.

The wind whooshes past my ears,
deafening, drowning the wise voices,
of a grim father and a solicitous mother,
of everything that I have read or have known.

Eyes water as drops of my past leave me
and the future appears as a mirage
flickering beyond the clouds
which I know conceal much more.

Riddled with doubts,
taking refuge in my doubts,
I feel safe as I cannot tell
tears from the blinding raindrops.

You who block my flight, questioning.
You the judging one, would you resist
not swimming towards the horizon
of your thoughts, of the vast expanse that is you,
of your relationships stretched to eternity.

Would you in…

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29 thoughts on “Guest Writer: ESP (esprambles)

  1. Firstly, congratulations- how happy does it make me to see you have this much deserved success!! Well, the answer is incredibly happy 😊.
    Secondly, this is a magnificent poem that spans the vastness and breadth of challenges we face every day
“Equipped with the wings
of love, freedom and justice,
the Icarus in me flies towards the sun
ignoring the wax and the flimsy threads
that keep my faith and sanity together. “
    Great work ESP 💛

    Liked by 1 person

  2. If ESP rambles this way then he should definitely ramble😊
    I loved it from starting till the end ❤️
    I will read it again before going to next post.You have expressed a profound thought in the simplest way .I am sure gonna cherish every day of my life after reading this😊

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