Photo by Andrea Simonato - downloaded from www.sxc.hu
Newsflash
Welcome to Whitedoves Nest - a site dedicated to survivors of sexual abuse and those that support them 

"Highly developed spirits often encounter resistance from mediocre minds"  Einstein
 
pathway   Home arrow Poetry for Survivors arrow Soul to the Moonlight

Soul to the Moonlight

 


Can you see it
Dwelling within my soul
That silent memory
Hurting me internally
And as I see it
There trembling in its mystery
I walk slowly
And touch it, it burns me
With a deep intesity that I run
That I cry, and do not return
And chose to forget its mystery


And I sit down, with the flowerpots behind me
And stir my teacup in the shadowed sunlight
Many years later
And notice my hand shaking
It is the memory
Resurfacing, just as I stir my tea
And I forget


And then as I plant the flower
The following spring
In the pots, the hot sun
Causing beads of sweat on my forehead
I notice my breath is gone
Not because of the weather
But the silent memory

And as I watch the tv, I realise
The memory does not go
The memory will return
And the only way to resolve it
Is to show its
Soul to the moonlight.


Don't run from it, turn and face it.

 
< Prev   Next >

go to top Go To Top go to top
Recent Items
Main Menu
Home
Whitedoves Story
Protecting your Child
Who is Whitedove
Connect with Others
Share your Story
Survivor Art Gallery
Read Survivor Stories
Whitedoves Blog
Articles and Stories
Book List
Whitedoves Twitter
Tips for Survivors
Want to Submit a Story?
Poetry for Survivors
Thanks to Supporters
Journals
Submissions wanted
Contact Us
Links
Linking to this site
About this site
Newsletter
Fill out your e-mail
to receive our newsletter!
E-mail:
 
 
Popular
Search this Site
What has helped you the most in dealing with abuse?
 
What makes you happy?
 
wresolve.gif
A Survivor First Site