“Survival Of The Soul”

As I walk along the broken road
there are pitfalls,
too many to mention,


to wide to walk around
or step over,
so I fall in.


Spiraling down the very depths
of my nightmare,
I see brimstone.


It hurts for the love once lived,
hungering for passion
that is humanity.


Before I hit bottom in my ascension,
a tornado of emotion
wakes me up.


I spiral upward on a humane wind
one of intimate mercy.
I drag myself up.


Like a dying man in the desert
to an oasis in my soul,
I gasp for air,


touch the face of our God,
as my parched lips
speak the words. . . . .


"I am a free man on a broken road
it didn't defeat me
I defeated it."


Timothy Michael DiVito c2021
“Raise in the air, your hand of compassion”

Published by poetryofemotions5778

I have been writing poetry for 44 years. I began writing poetry when I was 15 years old and to this date I have written over 16,000 poems. I have had poems published in The San Fernando Journal, The Rag Mag, WYRD, The Cultural Reverence(e-magazine) and in Kiiroo(e-magazine), Mobius and the World Peace Anthology. I have over 1000 poems published in all. I also have a poetry page on Wix.com entitled anemotionaljourney.com. I also have written a Science Fiction/Fantasy novel entitled "The Blue Sphere" and I am currently working on two other books at the present time. One is entitled "The Angel and the Witches and the other is "Once Upon A Halloween"

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