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“Patience”

How grey the clouds seem. 
Hanging, 
glowering,
trudging by,
in a seemingly forlorn and solitary way. 
 
Oppressive, 
covering all light, 
as they loom over us, 
draining all energy with eager melancholy. 
 
How unfathomable to comprehend 
that the sun is still shining behind. 
Indeed, that light itself, still even exists. 
How unhelpful to know that light remains,
when it makes no appearance. 
When it refuses to change 
the darkening gloom of the skies. 
 
Patience, it would seem, is not merely a virtue, 
it is a faith, 
the hope to believe 
in something brighter. 
If there was no faith, 
patience would become obsolete and futile, 
awaiting absolutely nothing. 
 
Though if the sun, is indeed deceptive, 
if the depth of the clouds 
is nothing more than cunning disguise, 
it would seem that we must take a breath 
and adopt 
the faith
of patience.

© Chrissy Kett 2016  
 

“Let the Dreamer Explore”

Don't dare to dream. 
Dare to do. 
Inaction is all 
that's stopping you. 
 
The road may be long,
the pathway rough, 
but every single step, 
however tough, 
leads closer to your dream. 
 
For whilst your dreams make maps, 
to show you the way, 
Only your steps will make the dreams 
come true one day. 
 
Leave the dreamer at the door. 
Let the explorer take you, 
step by step,
to the land 
where dreams 
come true. 

© Chrissy Kett 2016 
 
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