Oh to want to be remembered,
To build a legacy,
And live on,
As an immortal.
Sometimes I ponder on the origins of the ancient gods
What fits of ingenuity
And insights into science
Brought them renown
What tutelage from nature
And profound bond with the cosmic forces
Earned them awe and reverence
I often wonder what things they saw
In our world
And in the realms astride reality
How they unlocked the mind
Beyond the mandane
Creating the marvels and terrors
That made them immortal
The eyes are a gift
An anchor to this world
A means to explore its wonders
And feed the soul its beauty
But existence is more than meets the eye
The truest sight is the one within
The one sailing on clouds of dreams
And raging in storms of fear
The one with empathy from desire and despair
Filled with the enlightenment of imagination
The sight of immortals
Eagle in the elm
With this lens, I see you true
Still; you see much more
So I close an eye
And sync with the one inside
Gaze into the world of others
Stare into the alternate
And see, as all immortals have seen
Stars of night
Share the secret
Of how you all delight
How difference is a trinket
And why balance is what I most covet
I long for immortality, to leave my mark
Chasing dreams, without a single regret
When life binds, I seek an outlet
I look beyond plain sight
To change my fate
Let the rain cascade
Let it douse this fire within
Let my ambition
Be tempered by gratitude
Immortality can wait
I live and dream of rainbows
Oh to live forever~
But stay the same
To be cursed by a blessing.
The land calls to you
But the sea will never let you go
A number of my favourite prompts, aligned with my thoughts for this post.
So I joined them together.
I hope you enjoy.
- Colleen’s syllabic challenge – immortality
- KL Caley and Sue’s writephoto – photo of Neptune’s statue in the middle of a river.
- Reena’s exploration challenge – image of girl covering one eye.
- Sadje’s whatdoyousee – photo of eagle looking down from a tree.
- Eugi’s weekly prompt – rainbows.
As you can see, the images I used are all from the prompts, and the theme of immortality came from Colleen.
In bold italics; is a haiku, diatelle, and a tanka.
I Look forward to your thoughts.
Stay safe everyone, Stay loving.