I Will Rise

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right now

at this very moment

the wolf inside

is trying to free herself

of me

to sink her teeth into flesh

but as she bares them, growling

she fades away to nothing

the dragon that lives in my chest

no longer has fire

she rejects me

far too tired

of being slayed

and the mare that lives in my core

is cowering

afraid of the race, tired of running

desperately wanting to be seen

for more than what she can give

but the phoenix

oh! the phoenix

has found me in the darkness

she has spread her wings and caught my fall

she reminds me of the legend—

all endings have beginnings

and she whispers

we will rise

just you wait


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19 Responses to I Will Rise

  1. Sadje says:

    A brilliant post. Yes you’ll rise. 👍👍

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  2. Laura Beth says:

    This is beautiful. Sending you loads of hugs!

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  3. Purple Rose says:

    Beautiful. {{hugs}} 💕

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Very beautiful Kristian, so mythical and full of imagery and the thought is powerful indeed for you will rise…All the best

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  6. The Eclectic Contrarian says:

    She looks so sweet and innocent… little do they know lol…

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  7. Reely Bernie says:

    “all endings have beginnings…” Amen to that, Kristian! I hope all is well 🙂 Happy almost October!

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