Ruled by Love

Ruled by Love


exposed my vulnerabilities,

praised me as it dressed me in poetry.

Exchanged emptiness for a beautiful

existence; eyes and mind cracked

open with clarity of thought.


unchained restraints, freeing

my voice that was stuck

on mute; no longer

chaste or polite,

quick to






released echoes from the confines

of my chest, swept the doorway of my

heart, preparing for its special guest.

And today I can laugh at what

scorned me yesterday; free

of who I was, embraced

within the shine.


observe me

in silence for

I am… and

I am not,

a lit

candle burning water,

a resurrected seeker,

a metaphor; an

Alchemist of


Niky’s Ink

5 responses

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your 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 )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: