Facing the Dream

quietly i faced the dream
that tortured me for years
and found that it wasn’t
a frightening monster
or deadly foe

turns out it was always
a true blue friend
offering me prosperity
and the peace that comes
with living in harmony
of its yearnings

monsters that kept me trapped
at the gate of success
are now wandering away
they’ve let go of the opening
one less soul they feed on

— genece hamby
http://www.shibuistudio.com

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~ by Genece Hamby on September 12, 2008.

One Response to “Facing the Dream”

  1. you dared to follow your dream – and you are making it come true! The joy – the peace within – shows in your work. It’s not just that the paintings “make us happy inside” – they allow us to feel the serenity that is – viewing your paintings is like looking through a secret magic portal to see the peaceful world beyond – but not really too very far away …
    Kerry

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