Categories: Spirit

To You

To you-
To be free at last, at once,
in mind and body, and in soul,
To rise above the pavement, cracked,

out from the pit, that darkest hole,

To taste the air on mountains high,
at heights so seldom known to Man,
To feel the breath of Heaven pure,

and take the sun within your hands,

To give up all that is not true,
all falsehood, wicked, left behind,
To see with open eyes again,

and walk the path out from the blind,

To know the song of love by heart,
and see it sung in every tongue,
To wake the hope that sleeps in dreams

of cynics old and lovers young,

To hear the heartbeat of the night,
and feed the pulse that beats by day,
To touch the clouds at evenfall,

and paint the sunset on the gray,

To embrace the joy and fear as one,
and know despair as dearest friend,
To love the pain that brought you here,

and kiss your wounds, they too will mend,

To reach at last that which you seek,
but find your prize within the chase,
To seek a fortune in this world,

that wealth and power can’t replace,

To you, my love, to you,
I wish each blessing I have spoken,
For you, my love, must go alone,
heart hardened, but unbroken.
Garrett Dailey

Garrett Dailey is a formerly homeless D.I.Y. philosopher who believes that one cannot understand the universe without first understanding themselves. To that end, he has committed to a lifelong journey to become the best version of himself, and in the process, create a community for others who wish to do the same. May we all be led from ignorance to the truth. Pros aion Aletheia aionios.

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