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They All Gone


Ali is a young writer who lives in Manila, Philippines. She has the heart for words and soul for poetry.


The rays of sunlight are blinding
Chirping birds are music to my ear
The ecstatic feeling that this moment can bring
Is the exception to nothing

There are days where coffee gives jitters
There are nights where it does awake sadness
Some days and nights where anxiety gives me companion
Today, they all gone

I stop hearing noises
I stop the tears
I start seeing the crystals of what lies ahead
I am not afraid anymore

I become thrilled
Who am I gonna meet?
Who are the persons in the future?
What memories they will bring?

I hope this will last longer
Like the birds in branches every afternoon
Like the forest I am now seeing
Like the life of a young woman dreaming

© 2019 Ani


Ani (author) from Manila, Philippines on June 22, 2019:

You literally said what I feel.

Thanks Lorna!

Ani (author) from Manila, Philippines on June 22, 2019:

There's a kind of excitement people will feel when they look positively on what lies ahead.

Thanks John ♥️

John Hansen from Gondwana Land on June 21, 2019:

It is always great to look forward to the future and welcome the unknown. Good poem.

Lorna Lamon on June 21, 2019:

There is both sadness and hope in this touching poem.

Ani (author) from Manila, Philippines on June 20, 2019:

Indeed. Unknown could be scary but it could be beautiful.

Thanks Brenda ♥️

BRENDA ARLEDGE from Washington Court House on June 20, 2019:

Looking forward to the moments in life is the best way to live.

good write

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