A Heart Led

I could have remained numb

Trapped within a feelingless space

A soul resigned to deflated purpose

As skepticism eclipsed grace.

I could have closed my eyes to hope

Shutting out the warmth of light

Choosing suffering over regeneration

Abandoning growth for perpetual night.

I could have embraced the role of cynic

Convinced there is too much pain to feel

But then I would have missed the road

That led my heart to heal.

Published by Quietest Poet

Writer, mother, counselor, flower gardener, recipe seeker, and Netflix lover.

5 thoughts on “A Heart Led

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

%d bloggers like this: