The view of purplish branches upon the trees and Looking beyond grassy mountains on the horizon Bring back memories of my childhood days, Wading in a nearby creek and flying my kite before a sunlit sky And then recalling the wind beginning to blow.
Magenta leaves would decorate Branches of both growing and fallen trees- Wild geese soared above and deer were running freely While my kite was carried upward by the wind As highly as those trees would ever grow.
My kite I believed would carry that mysterious spirit deep inside of me Into which I had placed all my faith and trust The tail of my kite seemed to cross the sun, though far above me I feared the demons’ of the woodlands following me as I walked- But with strong assurance I pursued my kite wherever it would go.
Dark clouds began to cover the sun one day and Branches upon the trees were seemingly blackening While lightening sharply illuminated the sky I believed a storm was rapidly approaching. As fright and haunting disbelief inside of my mind began to overshadow. . I have told others that my kite held within my protective soul which was always with me Because I saw it to be an angel dancing freely in the sky I believe my kite held inside the spirit of a seraph, That saved me from all that betrayed and hurt me As the voices inside of my mind had often told me so.
Years have passed and that wind was always fierce and deceitful- Breaking the string with which I held my kite- I sadly watched it as it flew higher and higher towards the sky Until it disappeared behind those approaching darkening thunderclouds Vanishing beyond my sight- leaving me frightened and alone below.
Years have also passed since I lost my kite which I believed was my guiding illumination People would laugh and say my mind had escaped reality Now I can see that there is no one to save me from those demons of this planet I still hide the pain of loss of my spirit of salvation behind laughter and a smile But that does not erase the void I feel inside and that is an unrelenting sorrow.