Nurture a dream – #WriteBravely


I nurtured a dream,
A dream just mine;
In which I believed,
And took it as a sign.
Ignored all the voices
That told I was wrong,
And set out to prove
It was where I belong.

The path was long,
No finish line in sight,
Just a deep set hope,
And a horizon bright.
Found a few voices,
That believed in me,
And lightened a bit,
I walked on happily.

I reached a new city,
Met those I admired,
Heard wordy songs,
All my heart desired.
Each moment became
A memory that lasts,
Realizing with a smile
An dream of the past.

With a new belief,
Onward now I stride,
Taking every step
With a lot of pride.
No voices remain,
And I wasn’t wrong,
Because now I know,
This is where I belong.

This post is inspired by the Write Tribe Festival of Words (March 2019). The prompt for 7th March is NURTURE.

Liked this? Read some of my earlier posts written for Write Tribe | for Festival of Words 2019.

Vinay Leo R.
07. 03. 2019

Poetry & writing are to me, a breath of fresh air in a life that is sometimes covered by the smoke of sorrow or self doubt. They also become the sweets I share to celebrate when life offers me a reason to. But most of all, they are to me, my life. For each word I write is a piece of my heart, a thought that just had to find its way into the world.

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