Lovely poem

There is a brokenness out of which comes the unbroken,

A shatteredness out of which blooms the unshatterable.

There is a sorrow beyond all grief which leads to joy

And a fragility out of whose depths emerges strength.

There is a hollow space too vast for words

Through which we pass with each loss,

Out of whose darkness we are sanctified into being.

There is a cry deeper than all sound whose serrated edges cut the heart

As we break open to the place inside which is unbreakable

And whole.

by Rashani

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~ by drownedgirl on October 9, 2008.

8 Responses to “Lovely poem”

  1. A lovely poem, indeed. Thank you for sharing.

  2. I keep coming back to read it again. Thanks for posting it.

  3. Lovely poem.
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  4. Thank you for sharing that poem. I agree they are perfection. Love to you all. Daisy

  5. It’s a beautiful poem.

  6. Hey, Sweetie

    I would like to thank that I have nominated you for the Butterfly Award on my blog. Congratulations with this, your blog deserves it

    Hugs and kisses

  7. Beautiful words. Here from LFCA to wish you a happy birthday for wednesday. I’m sorry about your 7 little ones. I have had 5 first trimester miscarriages and the stillbirth of our daughter at 21 weeks and have moved on to donor embryos. It is very soul-calming to stumble across a new blog and see renewed hope. Your kids are beautiful.

    S

  8. Happy birthday!

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