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I give you

because I am strong I give you storms to let you practice your resilience because I am calm I give you peace to let you discover your self because I am patient I give you tides to let you gauge your balance … Continue reading

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Beauty

never doubt that beauty is never far from the road less traveled when seen in the distance all that seems unattainable is always within reach © Copyright 2016 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All Rights Reserved.

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The Rise

as the shade from the weeping willow tree comes creeping towards my fears I clutch the ground beneath my knees and wipe away false tears nothing stands beneath me that I can’t keep below I’ve played that song a million … Continue reading

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relive

dust is heavy upon layers falling while eyes remain closed and voice void of breath fingers cramped with pause of thought bring back to life this endless script as it seeks to relive to relive to relive to live. © … Continue reading

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One Thousand Wishes

The past two and a half years have been one of the most difficult journeys of my life. I have seen the highs and lows that life presents and, as many of us may be able to attest to, some days … Continue reading

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hold on autumn

hold on tightly autumn as you slowly slip away I feel the fade of your magnificence reluctantly forced into memory when I know your desire is to rest fondly in my view to hold my hope to keep my faith … Continue reading

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and we both are free

wondering and wandering how to find escape from the revolving hypocrisy that swirls in your cornered view as I calmly banter through seeking the blocked window that you have masked to keep me in to keep me out do not … Continue reading

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October’s Last Promise

All photos © Copyright 2014 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All Rights Reserved.

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tree

in the park there’s a tree that shadows the earth protecting and wise on days filled with rain you will find me standing at its base all alone in awe of its strength in its mass this grand tree that … Continue reading

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to watch you go

you lean into me I push back onto you gently forward guiding you through unmarked avenues turning down darkened tunnels unknown depth unsure steps you turn around I disappear standing frozen you take one step at a time and each becomes … Continue reading

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