Poetry is a clear window into the heart. I often write to express the thoughts and emotions inside me--not knowing what will appear on the page but invariably discovering more about myself and the world around me.

Isn't It Time?

Posted Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Once upon a time
You waited for a hero
He never came
She never came

Once upon a time
You dreamed of being saved
Rescued
Arms wrapped around you
Carried to shore
It didn't happen
At least not how you hoped

Once upon a time
You believed it was true
You were saved
He carried you across the threshold
She made your dreams come true

Once upon a time
Reality set in
The fairy tale
The story
Was just that
A fairy tale

They love you
He loves you
She loves you
To be sure
But you're still unsettled
Still searching
Still wanting
Life
Full life

Isn't it time




by Ken Carlson


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