Standing at the precipice my eyes behold
sky shedding the cloak of twilight
as dawn’s first rays touch the horizon.
A place of fantasy, reality, and beauty
Her shoulders slumping forward
and her head hanging down
she can never seem to manage
more than just a frown.
Everywhere she went
people would whisper, point and stare
would she ever in her life
meet one soul that truly cared?
Once her life was happy
she looked forward to each day
but now her days were dreary
her blue skies turned to gray.
Her heart would not let go
of all her bad decisions
and everyone she turned to
gave her nothing but derision.
With all her bleeding heart
she wanted to run and hurl
herself from off the highest cliff
goodbye to this sad, forsaken girl.
And while she contemplated
tears running down her cheeks
in the quiet of her soul
a voice began to speak.
A voice full of compassion
with wisdom old as time
and in her relentless darkness
hidden truths began to shine.
A broken image in her mind
of how she’d had enough
and then she saw her purpose
all along a diamond in the rough.
She saw how long ago
her life was planned with care
she was meant for so much more
her heart was made to share.
But for this she needed faith
so she took it by the hand
a promise to never leave her
solid ground on which to stand.
She realized all she’d been through
and all that she’d endured
was meant to make her stronger
and of this she was assured.
So now she walked into the sun
her head she held up high
the smile she wore upon her face
made man and angels sigh.
She shared this gift with others
helping all she met to grow
showing them how much they were loved
how much the Creator wanted them to know.
~ Celeste ~
~ Celeste ~
Peering up from where I am
I stare into a night sky
So many questions I have inside
So many questions for the reasons why.
Why in my darkest hour
and in my greatest time of need
does my hope and courage fail me
does faith not my heart lead?
Why should so many souls be suffering
with such beauty all around?
Why do the warmest of hearts grow cold,
why can no compassion be found?
Why loneliness, sadness and tribulation
are the greatest teachers of all,
why in order to truly learn
the lessons must be hard.
Why the young grow old and turn to dust
life given to us and taken away
Why the dream of eternal youth
flees farther and farther each day.
Why true love’s kiss upon our brow
turns it’s back on us in disdain
Why promises are broken, what was now no more,
Our souls torn apart in torment and pain?
Oh give me just one reason why
and give me a glimmer of truth
whisper a lifetime of love in my ear
restoring what was mine in youth.
The days and the hours keep passing by
ebbing, flowing with the tide
but I will not run-and-close-my eyes
will not from you my fears hide.
I choose to be a reason for hope
be all my eyes behold in the skies
I choose to be an answer of love
to a world hurting and wondering why.
*Let all the answers to even our hardest questions be love, leaving no room for anything else to remain.*
~ Celeste ~
*Celeste *May the good spirits of faith, hope, strength, and love be with those that suffer from dependency and addiction, and may they continue with the recovering. Hang in there and stay strong….the jubilation on the other side is worth fighting for. Bless you…..
~ Celeste ~
ARTIST: ESCAPE THE FATE
SONG: WHEN I GO OUT, I WANNA GO OUT ON A CHARIOT OF FIRE
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