I'm Ready
Author: Pondering Red


i'm ready now-
to not be loved by you,
to not love you,
to cast away my hate,
to surrender to my true self-
bury the memories, good and bad,
delicious and sad.
i'm ready to take a turn in the road.

now that you are gone-
now that I am gone from you too.
i'm ready to try
not to try as hard-
not to force my way.
to melt into every day
into every fine moment
and ones not so fine.

i'm ready to not make such efforts-
to not be overwhelmed
by chores and routine
to be overwhelmed
by the good moments,
by natures changing moods.

i breathe in the
scent of the coming rain
and the newness and freshness
of infinite possibilities.
i breathe in this peace.
and yes,
i'm ready
not to search
for love-
to just be
be me- be free.


Comments on this poem/writing:

CrYsTaL ( -- Wednesday, May 21 2003, 04:51 pm

L-O-V-E-D I-T!!!!!!!!!!

Great one P.R., really speaks to me in some kind of determined sense. Great job!!!
Very Shy ( -- Friday, May 30 2003, 08:05 pm

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