A Heart of Hope

         How many knocks does it
          take to enter in ?
         Wrestling with the knowledge,
          while still committing sin.
         Hungry for change, fighting
       against the wind, where to begin.

          How many doors does it take
             to enter in ?
          Wrestling with my emotions,
            seeking direction,  finding
          wisdom, for every decision that
            that only comes from within.

           How many leaps until I reach
                         " Freedom"?
            Wrestling with my journey
        while praying for what is to come...

      Faith holds the key from one knock,
       from one door, with one leap to see
           It swing wide open....

       "Please enter in, come rest in me,
         No words are left to be spoken."

                                             ~ Jkb~

About this poem

Mind body and spirit To reflect and step out and step in to create possibilities for your life and journey

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Written on April 08, 2023

Submitted by natashwanda8511 on April 08, 2023

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  • DJGillert
    Instantly recognizable lament/tribute to the fallen poet, the dark knight of rock and roll, the LA icon, the one who would go through the Doors ahead of us all.
    LikeReply1 year ago


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