Giving It

Gave in one final time.

Turning my back on all I’ve ever been,

choosing you,

choosing life.

Walking away from sickness and pain

and I don’t feel the same.

 

Take away my mind.

Take away me.

Break the chains of my sorrow,

setting me free.

 

From time to time

I have waded deeper into death,

now I know whose breath is in me.

Here I go – to and fro,

all alive and all aglow.

In the darkness I see you

and you see me.

 

Giving up hiding – giving up dying.

Freeing my being and dreaming of flying.

His love is sustaining,

His mercy is pure

and I’m no longer fading

away in the blur.

 

HG – 2004

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