so close, and yet so far – august 14, 2006

August 14, 2006 § Leave a comment

box. it lies in the attic, collecting dust as i stand in a field. all around me, daises, hundreds of thousands of daises. there is a gate, i can see the knob. it’s like my own little secret garden. as i walk up to it the unconscious thought at the back of my mind yells, “you don’t have the key!” it’s true, i don’t’. a rose bush is crawling its way across the door, but the lock remains un-touched. rusted with the years gone by. i’ve finally found my dream, it’s telling me i have to find the key, but how am i supposed to do that? i don’t even know where to begin! there are no clues, no hints, the last the last thing written on the aging paper is, “keep looking, when the time is right, you’ll find it . . .” as i press my hand up against the wood and peel through the keyhole one thought runs through my mind, “so close and yet so far.” i’m touching the door and looking on my dream yet there is a wall. i can’t climb it, i haven’t tired, there’s a little mocking bird repeating what she’s heard from someone, to me, “you can’t go in yet . . . you can’t climb it . . . just wait . . . not yet . . . just wait.” she cooed in her melancholy voice. i don’t even have to hear her words to know, somehow just know, it’s impossible to climb. so close and yet so far . . .

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

What’s this?

You are currently reading so close, and yet so far – august 14, 2006 at Take a Stroll with Me.

meta

%d bloggers like this: