Thursday, 12 September 2013

A Feeling of Excitement

Something’s in the air as autumn turns
The sun’s still warm but no one burns
A feverishness like rustling leaves
Is it the Divine that breathes?

I feel it all around me now
As if my cloak of care I slough
There’s brightness on the road ahead
And a certain lightness in my tread.

Repressed excitement and elation
Like a train about to leave the station
Where it’s lain neglected far too long;
The exhilarating wind is strong.

Last obstacles are overcome
The engine burgeons into song
The points have all clicked into place
No worries – we have joined the race!

(c) Poet in the woods 2013

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