Another message left unsaid,
all hopeful thoughts, now buried dead.
Just one more dream that has been drowned,
as drops of sweat bounce off the ground.

So many efforts hit the dirt,
mouthful of sand cause endless thirst.
Exhausted tries make hearts resent,
no room to hope for what comes next.

Close eyes so tight, let it all go,
let pressures fall, release control.
Feel energy rise up ahead,
positive vibes instantly spread.

Bubbly soft suds unclog worn ears,
warming cold hearts with salty tears.
Good – natured will, gives one more try,
nothing to lose, good luck complies.

Efforts given effortlessly,
navigate life so happily.
To want for nothing, gains it all,
no need to fear possible falls.

Shed false worries for tomorrow,
chip away possible sorrows.
Every last gain is meant to be,
disappointments can set goals free.

– Grace Y. Estevez – Reddy

Moonwashed Weekly Challenge #144 – May 23, 2023
Prompt – Good – Natured

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  1. I love your passion because it shows up in your poetry, and I can tell you truly feel what you write! I just love reading your poetry so much! I know I sound redundant but you just got to know I just absolutely love your poetry I haven’t found one yet that wasn’t amazing and I doubt I ever will. Great work my friend:-)

  2. This is a spectacular take on the prompt. Oh wow!
    That first verse carried me to that place and then in the photo and then you took me to the secret of life…

    …”to want for nothing gains it all”

    Brilliant piece, Grace!

  3. Close eyes so tight, let it all go…for a change! An inspiring poem, Grace! Love it β€οΈπŸ’

  4. “Disappointments can set goals free”…love this line! Sometimes the things we dream were not meant to be ours…or not meant to be ours forever. I’ve learned the hard way to hold them loosely and try to listen for guidance. Beautifully said, Grace! πŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’ž

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