An Awakening

I am awake for once.
The days gone by are forgotten like a dream.
I have only a vague memory of those months.

My past has left me in a quandary.
I have shame from my thoughts before.
I don’t know which are true.

My reality is a tenuous mist.
I wait for the chance to awaken again.

I had a moment where I broke.
I can see the line that I crossed.
It was neither announced nor marked.

When I awoke, my body was sick.
My mind had been lost in a haze.

Those mysteries are fading now.
I am finding the truth again.
I had had stark doubts and a confused mind.

I hope I do not sleep so hard again.
I wait to see the daylight with open eyes.

W. Wayne B.
June 2011

About W. Wayne B.

I'm a software engineer, a poet and a librarian.
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