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Poetry, creative writing and a desire to inspire….. Hebrews 11:1 – Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.

Signs of Life 


Finding a seam within the darkness 

He thrusted his single engine towards the gap

It had been years since light was known

He had never stopped in his search for this now mythic like opening 

To see light for the first time since the wars ended, brought tears to his eyes

Remembering how the earth was once decorated with the sun’s rays

As he crossed through, he looked back and saw how the nuclear missiles had totally ravaged Mother Earth 

Cities, structures, landscapes, totally desolate and barren

That was the last time he would ever look back

His focus was now on finding other survivors, other signs of life

The seam in the darkness slowly closed behind him


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Author: syl65

martial arts films, music, poetry, and hockey. this is just a little of who I am. Spirit of the Living God, alive inside of me. Never stop dreaming....

12 thoughts on “Signs of Life 

  1. Bittersweet, this gave me shivers and touched my heart at the same time. Wonderfully written!

  2. Chilly and so pertinent right now!

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