October 11, 2022
By Amba Gale
to the sky
as Phoenix rose
from the clouds,
“I am free.
Follow me, if you will.
Here is a hint for the good life:
Give yourself the gift of forgiveness.
Let go of your righteousness, and resentment and get free.
Once free, declare your own future.
Do not let
the reasonableness and agreement and dis-ease of the day
from creating a life of joy.
let yourself fly,
from the ashes of your last life of yesterday.
Carry with you
that which protects
like a healing,
and a wholeness: your own song of joy.
Live a life worth living.
You, and only you,
this life to yourself.”
And, with that, the clouds broke apart
The words remained, deep in my heart.