Pleading to Land

11 Jan

We dreamed large mouth-watering dreams tonight.

He and I,

Under the muse of the Gillian Welch and candlelight.

With baby squeals and dog begs,

We thought aloud.

There’s been so much abasing

Could we even remember how to abound?

A full body tattoo of abasement,

Surely we’re almost done?

Probably not. Hopefully so.

God is a pilot

circling the runway

While you stare down

at the city of your dreams

pleading to land.

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2 Responses to “Pleading to Land”

  1. abigail February 7, 2010 at 12:21 am #

    joy, i have read this about a million times and waited to comment because i didn’t want to diminish the depth of what you wrote.

    thank you.

  2. Joy March 2, 2010 at 6:17 pm #

    Thanks Abigail. I’m glad it resonated with you.

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