Eyes filled with ice.
Heart treads on fire.
The measure upheld by scars
embroiled deep in ashen realms
where death breeds.
Anguish feeds on a ruptured soul.
I hunger for escape from lonely cries.
My spirit awakens with tension
filling an atmosphere engulfed by
flames; yet, my will remains whole,
untouched by scorn no matter how
high flaming arrows aim.
They bounce off my aura which is a
For every light your magnitude
burns out, my enameled bones shall
deliver me unto God where I’ll be
embraced by His loving arms each
time your jagged words shoot out
However, it is my breath He absorbs
in His light, and guides me up the
stairway to heaven.
© Joanna Maharis
Excerpt from the book “Behind The Eyes Of Paradise”
About the Author
Throughout the years, Ms. Maharis has done plenty of writing. It is her greatest joy. Writing enables her to explore worlds through the written and spoken word. She enjoys being creator of lives which would have never existed without the power of her imagination. Aside from being a writer, blogger, and published author, she is co-caregiver for her elderly grandmother. When she isn’t writing, she likes to workout at the gym, cook with her aunt and grandmother, and delve into a good book. Every book she reads sparks her curiosity. Her own published works consists of Dominica’s Inferno (a novel), Japlin And Japlin (a novella), Peering Through A Streaked Window (a collective work of poetry), and four ebooks.
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