Illusions of Dance

by: Jennifer J. Pasquale


Return to me subtle peace
Gentle quiet
Wounded solace, caged fear that
extinguished my night
Fragile & delicate my thoughts
daily elude
For violence came calling with a
masked attitude

Remove Return Resist Remorse
Callous soldier who stumbled on
life’s broken course
Stolen within me fragrant
pleasure sublime
From the ashes of bondage
Dance the heartbeats of time

Here stronger with wisdom my
heart will not bow
Courageous warrior, survivor
Destiny is endowed
Illusions and lies no longer
For truth love & healing
now lift me to grace