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To Simply Fly

To Simply Fly

She is extensively maimed,
But without physical evidence
To validate her torturous pain
Her injuries squirm, hidden within
Attached to her struggling spirit
Clawing and gnawing incessantly
Attempting to break her will
Still, the truth of who she is prevails
Despite demeaning words that hurt
Replaying cruelly in her mind
She feels her purpose to break the curse
To look above to the healing heavens
And never focus on belittling blows below 
Nothing will stop this wounded angel's flght
Not even the scheming knights of darkness
For it is with determination her wings unfurl
Opening to the world within her heart
That has always been there in whispers
A proving truth she can no longer deny
So she embraces the wind beneath her wings
Takes a leap of faith, and says goodbye 
To allow herself to simply fly

 

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Cherie Sumner Taylor

Hi James...Thank you.  There is a movie out right now called, "I Can Only Imagine" and it inspired this write.....how the pain from emotional and verbal abuse from a past can really affect one's self esteem.....but God can heal and show our true worth and purpose in life.....not found in the temporary trials of this life....Just my thoughts...I appreciate your support.  xo  

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Cherie Sumner Taylor

Thanks T!  We can be insecure and succumb to hurt if we focus on the antagonists in this world....but focus on things above that come from God are the way to allow our spirits to sour and be free from that pain that is here.  How we react to hurt has a lot to do with how we overcome it.  That movie I saw tonight, "I Can Only Imagine"....touched on that ....and forgiveness as key to overcome hurt.  It inspired me...Thanks always for your support.  Love n Hugs n Kisses  xoxxx, your C

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Tina

This is beautiful, Cherie. I am amazed how you can be so very busy writing your new novel yet still have the ability to write such beautiful poetry. That you then share it with us on Cosmo is a delight. We are so lucky to be able to read your beautiful words. Keep shining 🌞 🌷

Tina x

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Jai Masters

I agree with Tina 
beautiful words 
  Cry tear beauty 
      Angel to simply fly 
 magical Cherie 
    You are the gift 
 Luv from Jai:)) 
     

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Cherie Sumner Taylor

Hi Lisa...Thank you...We cannot let the past and its hurts keep us from our purpose in life...Others can hurt us and make us feel insecure about ourselves but God sees us for who we are and our potential in His will....and once we feel that, we can fly and not look back at what the world tries to make us feel....I am learning that now in life...Thank you for your support.  xo Love n Hugs

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jaelyn bartusiak

"She is extensively maimed,
But without physical evidence
To validate her torturous pain
Her injuries squirm, hidden within",,

"For it is with determination her wings unfurl
Opening to the world within her heart",,

such a beautiful uplifting poem, nice write <3
 

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Cherie Sumner Taylor

Hi Jaelyn.  Thank you!  I am honored.  Hurtful words can really damage one from seeing their potential...but when we feel the truth from God, we can finally open our wings and fly to be the person we are meant to be....That was my thinking for this one...I appreciate your kind support.  xo Cherie

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jaelyn bartusiak

my pleasure as always, i enjoyed the read sweet friend <3

~J.B.
 

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Larry Ran

My Dear Cherie,

She soars freely to her destiny
Leaving the malevolence behind
Unfettered from those who would destroy her
And control her brilliant mind

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Given wings by her Creator
Gives her faith to say "goodbye"
She'll not look back, but only forward
Now forever shall she fly

Love,
Larry xxx

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Cherie Sumner Taylor

Hi dear Larry...That is the perfect summation of my poem....I used to rely on people's opinions about me, and took to heart the negative criticism I received until I finally realize here in the middle of my life that I know who I am and to whom I belong....and if I rely on His view of me from Heaven, I can be assured that He has wonderful purposes for me that I can believe in and not let the world break me anymore.  I am very sensitive....and in the past, I would easily be crushed under the weight of hurt around me....but I have embraced forgiveness that God asks me to trust Him with, and also how to look within myself for truth...and to those things from Heaven, not of this world to interpret how I should feel about myself.  It is a daily challenge for me...but one that has saved me....and I am grateful.  Thank you for your beautiful poetic responses that I always cherish.   Love n Hugs

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