Touch the Alabaster Skies

Touch the Alabaster Skies

A distant future waits for me
Beyond the black, turbulent sea
My hopes and fears to be reckoned,
Multiplying by the second.

Clouds break above the bare oak trees;
A distant future waits for me.
Dark thoughts pile in as wave crash down.
Limbs flail as I begin to drown.

I hear the mourning dove’s sad cries
and touch the alabaster skies.
A distant future waits for me;
I cast aside bad memories. 

The golden moment has arrived,
Realizing faith and love thrived.
Running wild, feeling oh so free,
A distant future waits for me.

Colleen Keller Breuning @ 2021
January 1, 2021

A quatern for the New Year…. It is time to cast aside our bad memories and experiences of 2020 and have a positive outlook on 2021.  I have been pondering 2020, and though it was a challenging year, there were some blessings. (The biggest one for me was the birth of my granddaughter, Posie, of course!) And now a brand new year awaits us like a clean slate, with the opportunity to create love and peace in our own lives.  I hope everyone has a Happy and Healthy 2021! xoxo ❤

Ecrits Blogophilia Week 43.13 Topic: A Distant Future
Hard Bonus (2 points): Incorporate a lyric by JJ Grey (“Dark thoughts pile in;” “The golden moment has arrived;” and  “Running wild, feeling oh so free”)
Easy Bonus (1 Point): Include a math term or equation (multiply)


This week’s pic

1.  Space Oddity
2.  Astronaut Girl
3.  Moonwalk
4.  Space, the final frontier
5.  Star Trek
6.  Life on Mars
7.  Star Wars
8.  Red Planet
9.  Moon rocks
10. Man on the moon

Topic:  Dave Coon    Pic:  Christine


    1. Thank you my friend! Happy New Year! ❤

  1. Michael Todd says:

    Yours is a positive outlook for days to come, Colleen. You are on a good path… Nice!

    1. Thank you, it’s a better path to be on – searching for positivity. Wishing you a happy & healthy New Year, dear friend! ❤

  2. tylermyrth72 says:

    I appreciate the positive, I’m not fully there yet – but I’m trying to be

    1. Thank you! I think sometimes we just have to talk ourselves into it! (At least that is what I am doing!) Happy New Year! ❤

  3. There is a peacefulness to this as well as a wistful longing for that distant future.

    1. Thank you my friend! You know me well…. Have a happy and healthy New Year! ❤

      1. Your words are filled with emotions. May you and your family also have a happy and healthy new year.

  4. Beautiful and seamless…I feel every word. May we be free, wild and pure. xo Happy New Year!

    1. Thank you, I am hoping it is a better year for us all. Happy New Year, Sistah Girlfriend!! ❤

  5. Definitely the direction we need to be going. 8 points Earthling

    1. Thanks Marvin! Happy New Year! ❤

  6. likamarie says:

    The tentative nature of the present with hopes for the future… May all of your dreams come true, this year and beyond!

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