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I am not perfect
         not like this sunrise
                   and I shall not live half as long
                             as the sun
    nor shall I ever sing as softly
         as does the wind through my hair
              but I still
                   believe
                        that I
                                                  can be

                                                                 beautiful

                             In knowing this
      I am content
                                                        and so I
                                 allow
                                    myself
                                           to
                                               rest



                                                                 can't you?
JANUARY 11, 2013 - In keeping with the #Glory-Be-Project

Some times
when I drift away
I end up some place
safe

Do you ever ask yourself why something makes you react a certain way? Do you ever ask yourself why you cry when you hear a certain kind of music? I do. I wonder. Why should something so soft make me cry? Why should something so sweet make me ache? Why should something so beautiful.... why? I think the potential answers are as varied as they are fascinating and I quiver to think of all the things, bad and good, that they could say about me. There is something about being able to analyze such an open, beating heart that I find... well, I find it to be spectacular. You could, if you wanted, listen to that song and read the poem and this description... and begin to see a faint glimmer of me. Exposed.

I'd like to believe that this is me, at my core.
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sarahowen97 Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this so much...it's so simple, yet...
Anyhow, it's been featured here :)
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DogmaticKerr Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
You're such a sweetie, thank you Miss Sarah :aww: I'm quite pleased that you like it, too :bow: :heart:
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I'm lost for words here...
Coming to peace with oneself and the world is so rare...you seemed to manage well.
I think one can learn so much about people by the way they react to certain music or films, or whatever...only few people care to take a closer look...
And your poems and descriptions contain a part of yourself. You expose yourself (or at least a "faint glimmer" of you) through your art for those who care to look behind the words...

(I'm really not good at expressing what I feel right now...)
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DogmaticKerr Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Awww :heart:
Thank you! And yes, inner peace is definitely something quite hard to come by and I am rather proud of myself for eventually managing it in my own life and my head.
This is very true - I think that our interests and our reasons for them say a lot about us - as much as our actions and words do.
I do try to give as much of myself as I feel is relevant or appropriate, as it goes a long way to helping someone understand my mindset and mood in my writing ^.^
I'm pleased that you can see me :heart:
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