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My Valley - Part 4 - Evitation

by Gavin M Roy

Your son shines abound
Obscured by the peaks
From my vantage
Here in my valley
I walk head pointed down
Occasionally I look
To remind myself
Of how much I love
and I hate
my valley

06/27/2005

Posted on 06/27/2005
Copyright © 2019 Gavin M Roy

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Rula Shin on 06/27/05 at 10:00 PM

This is beautiful Gavin, such a beautiful realization, all the pain and struggle culminating in VISION despite the subjects placement down in the valley, "Your son shines abound Obscured by the peaks From my vantage" - I like this so much, this series is really a beautiful ascention from this valley which the subject is slowly beginning to recognize as his prison, too familiar to hate, and too confining to love...

Posted by Quentin S Clingerman on 06/30/05 at 02:21 AM

Clearly a divided heart expressed with great feeling. A sadness that permeats the atmosphere. Reminds me of the rich young ruler who turned away when Christ asked him to sell all he had and follow him (Christ).

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