Solid At Last

The Unsigned Writer

Solid At Last

Poetry By, J. M. Lilin

Do you know that each person has more than one ghost?

A ghost for each day, a ghost for each month, and a ghost for each year.

Places that you have seen and people you have met, hours you will remember most.

They fade from your mind while an orb separates from your soul and leaves a ghost far, yet near.

To step through the surface and experience each expression seems impossible but to remember with a haunting.

If you flipped into that mindset, you would see the canvas of a willow tree.

Like the skeleton of a loved one, only eerie ropes to represent what we are remembering.

If only we could understand why we have these ghosts; if only the melody was what we could see.

For a million thoughts come from a million ghosts and deranged sidewalks lead the way.

The way that leads us to be among the insane on the sidewalk – on the path to the past.

Fading time and the tick of minds setting out for their final say.

Once we find our moment, who we are, maybe we will end the creation of ghosts and become solid at last.


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12 Comments Add yours

  1. Loved the ending, J. It’s true Indeed. 😊 Life is merely a stage. Thanks for sharing this with us. I loved it 😊

    Liked by 2 people

  2. J. M. Lilin says:

    Thank you. Love your perspective. Thanks so much for reading. I’m glad you could enjoy reading what I enjoy writing.

    Like

  3. Ofcourse, J. Always my pleasure 😊 thanks for sharing this with us 🤗

    Liked by 1 person

  4. judeitakali says:

    Interesting view Lilin

    Liked by 2 people

  5. Kripaa says:

    Thats great !!

    Liked by 2 people

  6. J. M. Lilin says:

    Thank you for reading. Love the feedback 🙂

    Like

  7. J. M. Lilin says:

    Thank you!!

    Like

  8. judeitakali says:

    Always my pleasure 🌼

    Liked by 1 person

  9. TheHiddenK says:

    I loved the feelings and thoughts you shared in this piece. Thank you so much for sharing it

    Liked by 1 person

  10. J. M. Lilin says:

    Thanks, K, for reading. I am really grateful for your appreciation and feedback.

    Liked by 1 person

  11. TheHiddenK says:

    it’s really beautiful ❤ you are most welcome !

    Liked by 1 person

  12. J. M. Lilin says:

    Thanks again.😊 ‘Tis very kind of you. 💙

    Liked by 1 person

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