A Past Life Dream by Glenda Higgins

 

A thousand walking soldiers

Searching in the night

A thousand flickering fires

Blazing through the fight

I know I’ve never been there

 

But I know what I must know

I’ve watched it out my window

In a time long ago

The searching stained glass arches

Blazing in the light

 

As I watched from my hidden window

The troubles in the night

Beyond the rusty hinges

Between the now and then

A fearful door that still won’t let me in

 

Not opening any farther

To the now that was once then

Moving on stubborn hinges

Surrendering a moment

From a time long ago

 

I had a view of unknown streets

Expired with the age

Arching stain-glass windows

Glowing in the light

Of sunshine long forgotten

 

In a distant foreign land

That I have always known

Calling in the night time

Troubling me so

Calling in the distance

 

Never letting go

 

© Glenda Higgins

Glenda Higgins

Excerpt from the book “Poetry in Motion”

$11.95 Plus Shipping ~ Available at CTU Publishing Group and Amazon.com


Glenda Higgins

About the Author 

Glenda spent her early work in libraries – ten years in various positions, including cataloguing, which launched her on a favorite pastime of reading everything under the sun.

 Her start as a poet surprised her. She took a poetry-writing course. Two hundred poems wrote themselves in a furious manner, in two weeks.  This led to performing poetry in cafes and on the radio and about three hundred more poems.

Visit Author Page At: www.ctupublishinggroup.com/glenda-higgins.html

Advertisements


Categories: author

Tags: , , , , , ,

1 reply

  1. wonderful post….thanks for share

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: