Guiding Light

Guide me like a lighthouse,
illuminate my path.
Remove stagnant self doubts,
vanquish all unseen wraths .

Downpours of great wisdom,
come to narrate this life.
Cascade with warm bright beams,
that will live in my eyes.

Reflective ever free,
gleam sun rays everyday.
Flow like the serene sea,
at night with peaceful waves.

Help me feel self assured,
as held fears disappear.
Make my heart beat so pure,
my soul swiftly flies clear.

Shiny star in the sky,
twinkles with endless thoughts.
Capture wishes thrown high,
with pure intentions caught.

– Grace Y. Estevez – Reddy

Written in response to Crimson Creative Challenge # 232, hosted by Crispina Kemp

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  1. Wonderful take, Grace! This poem is a shining beacon of hope and gratitude, a touching tribute to the beauty and potential of the human spirit; and it is inspiring me to seek the light within. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ŒπŸ˜Š

  2. Lighthouses are magical and bring back fond memories of the Oregon Coast. Beautiful, hopeful poetry, and just what I needed to read. Thanks so much, my friend. πŸ™‚

    1. Im so glad you enjoyed it, my friend. Yes, lighthouses are magical indeed. They bring me a huge sense of peace. Thank you so much, dear Mike.πŸ’•

  3. Lovely job, Grace. Beautiful take.
    I don’t know what I was thinking when I posted my response. I chose to go with a song and I must have had brain freeze because I selected Windmills of Your Mind. I KNEW this was a lighthouse but I went with a song about windmills! Go figure! Crispina must think I’ve gone daft! πŸ˜‚ πŸ€¦πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

  4. Love the metaphor used here, as also the wishes and hopes expressed. Good one, Grace πŸ˜ŠπŸ’–

  5. Love the guiding light πŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’ž May everyone focus on it when the storms of life grow dark πŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’ž

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