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Reborn

Awoken from a decade long slumber 

with the sobering realization

that everything I thought mattered

could disappear in an instant


That I could never be more wrong

than believing that love didn’t matter


I cared so much 

about what I would leave behind 

when I’m gone

that I never stopped to wonder

about what the world might leave

in me 

when I say my goodbyes


I found myself in another’s eyes

and glanced in the mirror

seeing who I could be

if I learned to love


and I found I still had a heart

that knew how to dance

that knew how to feel 

deeply 

unhesitatingly

radiating from the core of my bones

the same bones that danced as a child

in the warm summer rain

that lived and loved 

fearlessly


© 2024 Marieke de Koker

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