Rehab of the Dilapidated House

I have tried unlocking the door.
The keys do not work.

I have tried opening the windows.
They are painted shut.

I have tried turning on the lights.
The bulbs are burnt out.

I have tried making noise.
Nobody hears me.

I have tried crying.
The tears are silent.

I have tried.

 

I know there is a bright world beyond the door.

I know the open windows will allow me to feel.

I know the lights will provide the vision in need.

I know there are many people available to listen.

I know letting it out will help me release.

I will continue to try.

 

I have tried numerous keys and feel like the right one is next.

I have chipped at the paint and can feel a draft.

I have learned to make use of the daytime light.

I have been singing and the birds are responding.

I have been praying and He is listening.

There IS hope!

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One thought on “Rehab of the Dilapidated House

  1. Your last paragraph gave me friggen goose bumps!!! No joke! “I have chipped at the paint and can feel a draft” – wow. I also am in love with your title. Your words are vague and eerie, but the title helps anchor me to your thoughts. WELL DONE.

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