Icarus Dreaming

The wind must be just right
to catch my wings and carry me
and I wait with plans and plots
 dreams and endless speculations
for it to rise
I have learned from my previous collisions
that wax melts too near the sun
and these new wings are constructed from much sterner stuff
I also know I may
once again
be dropped bruised and broken on to the unforgiving ground
and need to take those hurtful faltering steps to begin
feather by feather
the tedious task of rebuilding 
but all the pain is forgotten in that moment
that one crystalline moment
when I fly
 
@jayetomas2014
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About chimerapoet

I write. I write a lot. A. LOT. There are times I am half blind with a sentence ricocheting off the walls of my stupid, cant be shut off to save my life, brain. I am miserable until I get it down on paper. Punch it up a bit. Usually cross out half of it. And then breathe. Relax. Only to do it all again..... But I just thought that was me. How I am. Not a writer....noooo...not me. Writers are.....writing people. People Who Write. REALLY write. Write things that matter. All grown up very important things. Not.....me. I am just a scribbler of sorts. And I was/am content with that....if it's true, well then....a scribbler am I. Until the thought wormed its way in to my brain (the furtive sneaky bitch) that maybe...just maybe...that is writing. My style. My strange way. But....still writing. So here I am at the dance. Not sure I know any of the moves and the music is entirely mine. But.....only one way to find out. Would you care to join me?
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