April 19

I am searching
in every door that I open
along the way
as I stand in hesitation
my hand
sweaty upon the knob
doubting to move forward
wanting to wait
waiting to want

and every time
just before I enter
a voice calls to me
and over my shoulder
I see a shadow disappear
and the breeze
tickles my skin

I am fearful
of what I might find
behind every threshold
I burst through

I am afraid to find nothing
I am afraid to find something
maybe I am just hoping to find you

© Copyright 2014 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All Rights Reserved.

About Melissa Leigh

I believe that every life is full of endless moments that help you, hurt your, change you, inspire you, and allow you to mold yourself into the best version of yourself that you can possibly be. Stories exist in all of us and need to be shared in order to grow.
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