Free At Last

Free At Last

As night turned into day
the light in the dingy room
depressed me more
and I slipped beyond gloom

Overcome with sadness
my feelings I tried to repress
Teardrops fell from my eyes
and I was clearly in distress

Through my moments of crazy
I saw the parcel on the floor
It was a box tied up with string
I hadn’t noticed it before

Who could it belong to
No name and address supplied
I opened it cautiously
Considering the contents inside

A leather bound book
With a letter addressed to me
This is your time, it said
Get up and be set free

No more sadness now
This is the end of the wrath
Your time has come at last
You are now on the glide path


Christine Bolton – Poetry for Healing ©


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  13 comments for “Free At Last

  1. Em
    November 6, 2018 at 7:18 pm

    ahhh this is most o my days…thanks for the reminder x

    • Em
      November 6, 2018 at 7:19 pm

      the reminder to be free, that is

    • Christine Bolton
      November 6, 2018 at 9:35 pm

      Many of us! 🙂💕

  2. November 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    To be free and brave is a grand choice.
    “From bitter searching of the heart, quickened with passion and with pain we rise to play a greater part this is the faith from which we start.” – Leonard Cohen.

    • Christine Bolton
      November 6, 2018 at 9:32 pm

      Thank you Ivor for another beautiful Leonard Cohen quote 🙂

  3. November 6, 2018 at 2:04 pm


    • Christine Bolton
      November 6, 2018 at 3:18 pm

      Thank you my friend 🙂💕

  4. November 6, 2018 at 12:56 pm

    Great post.

    • Christine Bolton
      November 6, 2018 at 3:18 pm

      Thank you so much Sadje! 🙂💕

      • November 6, 2018 at 7:51 pm

        You’re welcome.

  5. November 6, 2018 at 12:39 pm

    Indeed Freedom is a gift always available to us but too often despair clouds the vision and well look past the gift. What wonder when we open the box and set ourselves free. Nice write.

    • Christine Bolton
      November 6, 2018 at 3:22 pm

      Thank you very much Dorianna! I appreciate your words 🙂

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