A Rising: Balroop Singh #Writingprompt

pixabay image by Natan Vance

A Rising

by Balroop Singh

I have been lying low
I have been waiting,
Waiting for this moment
The right moment to leap out

It is now, I tell myself
‘Togetherness’ was the day –
“When they meet in wee hours,
Both the sources of light.”

Eerie silence encompassed me
As I struggled out,
I tried to run toward light
A pull seized me.

Shackles entrenched my feet,
Shadows seemed to smother…

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16 thoughts on “A Rising: Balroop Singh #Writingprompt

  1. rijanjks says:

    Excellent! I love how Balroop expressed the photo in words ending with hope!

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Superb! Such an amazing response to this great prompt.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. I keep coming back to this one! Captivating!

    Liked by 4 people

  4. mylilplace says:

    Such a well written poem…I have to say that the last line really got me.

    Liked by 3 people

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