Poetry by Farah Lawal Harris

Pondering


what if the heaven i am waiting for is already here?

what if i lived in today and yesterday wasn’t even near?

what if i loved freely?

what if i quit being unhappy?

what if poems became reality
and inner thoughts spoke clearly?

what if i truly honored me?
where or who
would i be?

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2 responses

  1. malcolmjames

    Your words are like therapy for me today. Thank you.

    June 13, 2009 at 8:25 pm

  2. margarethall

    Wonderment is the fuel for poets, Farah. You have done well in your free verse in wondering/questioning….

    June 17, 2009 at 10:25 pm

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