May 29, 2014

Disillusion. {Poetry}


I want

long summer nights that

stretch on for days and skies full of

falling stars that lead to wishes that


to dreaming with my eyes open.


I want

a warm bed at night that

beckons me into sweet sound slumber

without thoughts from the day


my head full of worries and insecurities.


I want

a pink sun in the morning that

turns the sky a rosy glow and promises

a fine day ahead full of happy


done with kindness from the heart.


I want

to unwind the hands of time so that I could

once again live in that space

of believing in the things deemed to be


and are in fact quite plausible.


I want

to forget that nothing goes unchanged

or becomes unhinged at the core

but people and things are actually


reliable and invariable.


I want

those things that come from the places

in my mind when I am at the edge of sleep and wake

or wake and sleep, so much that I sometimes


that’s just

not how

it goes.


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Carolyn May 29, 2014 1:50pm

I want this too….so beautiful thank you! xo <3

laurakutney May 29, 2014 11:43am

Dana, Wow! A hidden poet?? Very beautiful imagery. Loved this! xo, Laura

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Dana Gornall

Dana Gornall is a mom of three crazy kids and a dog. She works as a licensed massage therapist in Amherst, Ohio and is a certified sign language interpreter. She is always looking forward to even more personal growth. While not interpreting, doing massage, or being with her family she loves going to yoga. You can connect with her on Twitter and Facebook.