Open Your Eyes

by Michelle Sherlock

Photo of globe patterned balloon and text from Isaiah 60: Arise and Shine

Gently,

Cautiously,

I open my eyes

Blinking slowly,

I consider my day

Open, Closed, Open,

Fringed lashes curtain my view

Closed, Open, Closed, Open, Closed

Fierce blinking later, eyes forced open, fully awake

Unable to unsee what I have seen, perhaps they will now stay that way,

Open

~Michelle Sherlock~

Artist: Rebekah R Jones

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One Comment to “Open Your Eyes”

  1. I actually have that experience many times.

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