In Between

In Between

I am a million miles away from home. The home where I grew up with. The distance is suffocating…deafening…exhilarating; but this is nothing compared to the distance we’ve created even if we’re not a million miles apart; the distance between our families…our friends…our siblings…our in-laws..our neighbors…and oftentimes the distance between the very person we claimed we love the most. Yes! This is the distance that we cannot measure..we cannot touch…we cannot see…BUT we can always bridge the gap…find a way..open an avenue…and maybe, yes, just maybe see a clearer view…

 

Between heaven and earth;
a story is unearthed.
Between past and present;
a sailing is sent.
Between here and there;
a distance is clear.
Between a moment and forever;
a struggle so clear.

Sometimes heaven and earth met;
when a story is broken and lit.
Sometimes past and present collide;
when the sailing subside.
Sometimes here and there is near;
when the view is clearer.
Sometimes a moment and forever is eternity;
when the struggles become infinity.

So move heaven and earth boldly;
for your story to be told oddly.
So hold the past and present sincerely;
for your sailing to be done completely.
So break the here and there completely;
for your distance to be moved effortlessly.
So create a moment and forever lovingly;
for your struggles to be over definitely.

In Response to Monday Morning Melts #5

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Rosema: Most of the time, love is expressed and felt through physical intimacy. Touch. Kisses. Hugs. But how about loving someone from afar? How about loving someone you haven’t seen yet? How about falling for someone’s soul residing in a body thousand miles away from you? Will it be a gamble worth committing? Will it feel like a heart’s solitary suicide?

This week, let’s delve the idea of long-distance love. (Which is now for me, the purest love of all).❤

“One Sweet Love” – Sara Bareilles

The earth that is the space between,
I’d banish it from under me to get to you.
Your unexpected love provides my solitary suicide
oh I wish I knew

Your Turn:

  1. Share a poem, story, or photo inspired by this week’s song-lyrics-prompt. You can share something you created that was inspired directly by the lyrics or you can share other pieces that coincidentally fit the prompt (for ex: an old piece of yours, or one of a beloved blogger – with permission).
  2. Linkback/create a pingback to this post. Here is a quick tutorial on how to do it.
  3. Tag your post with MondayMorningMelts, so we and  your co-bloggers will be able to read/see your take on the prompt. Here’s how you create tags.
  4. Most important of all, read and comment to your blogger friends (old and new found, we’ll never know).😉

There are no word limits and no restrictions except to stay true to the theme. Creating a brand new post in response to the prompt is also optional.

The goal isn’t to create new content, but rather to share pieces that melt the heart, tickle the soul, and brighten up a typically gloomy Monday. That’s why if you already have a piece that fits this week’s lyrics, or if you have a fellow blogger whose piece you want to share (with their permission), you are more than welcome to do so!

 

P.S. Jade and Rose

I know this is too late… I am posting it anyway…

 

45 Comments

  1. Scottie says:

    The poem gave me such mental images. Grand. Hugs

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    1. michnavs says:

      thank you so much.. Happy holidays,,

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  2. Laura Routh says:

    I agree. I could feel and visualize the distance. Nice post, Mich.

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thanks laura…happy holidays.

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  3. sheldonk2014 says:

    very strong and powerful
    Simply beautiful

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thank you sheldon…happy holidays to you..

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      1. sheldonk2014 says:

        A happy and a healthy to you

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thanks Sarah…

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  4. This is so lovely, lots for me to ponder in my heart ❤

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    1. michnavs says:

      That’s wonderful Stella..

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      1. Yes…I pray that some day my siblings and I will reconnect…

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      2. michnavs says:

        I will have to wish for that too…my thoughts and prayers will be with you…😊

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      3. Oh thank you SO MUCH ❤

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      4. michnavs says:

        I have 6 other siblings and we no longer see each other that much but we always try to update each other every now and then…

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      5. You are fortunate/blessed to have that much–my 5 younger siblings have largely rejected/ignored my efforts toward them. It’s not all their fault–we grew up in a very dysfunctional family–and as I was the oldest and was given too much ‘parental’ responsibility, we did not form normal sibling relationships. I was never “cool” enough to fit in with them.

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      6. michnavs says:

        That’s really very hard..i too am the eldest like you…i am really indeed fortunate to have been raised by wonderful parents…i pray that as we celebrate this holiday season may it also somehow signal the beginning of something beautiful between you and your siblings…my thoughts and prayers are with you..

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      7. Thank you, dear heart ❤ Miracles do happen…

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  5. novelistbaba says:

    WoW!!! brilliantly crafted……..and inspiring words…….loved it!! 🙂 🙂

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thank you…glad you like it..

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  6. Davy D says:

    Those distances you talk about Mich can’t be measured but can be felt by every emotion. An excellent piece and very poignant for this time of year.

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thanks Davy…i am always deligted to see you stopping by..

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      1. Davy D says:

        It is always a pleasure Mich 🙂

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  7. Yes, friendship calms us and enmity begets tension.

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thank you…i am happy to see you here…

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thank you..glad you like it..

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    2. Cami says:

      Do you have more great aritlces like this one?

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  8. Jade M. Wong says:

    Awww this melted my heart indeed. I love the way you describe distance and flesh it out in every way possible in this poem. Wonderful ^_^

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thanks Jade…Merry Christmas to you..

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      1. Jade M. Wong says:

        And to you! 🙂

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  9. Dead Donovan says:

    Beautiful & lyrical! Merry Christmas, Mich.

    ~PR

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thanks…glad you like it..merry christmas..

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  10. This was a beautiful poem dear Mich.. and a true melting moment of any heart who would read your amazing words.. “Sometimes a moment and forever is eternity;”… So so true… Living life in the moment.. :-)..
    Sending huge hugs your way Mich.. thank you so so much for your own moments spent reading my blog.. I so appreciate your energy that you left me.. Wonderful to return to your message..
    Love and Blessings to you and yours.. Enjoy a wonderful family Christmas..
    Hugs Sue ❤ xxx

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    1. michnavs says:

      Its been an amazing year Sue…and i must also attribute that to the fact that i have wonderful people around like you who are constant reminders that life afterall is worth living..no matter what and regardless of…

      Have a blessed christmas to you and your family..

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      1. Exactly.. Many Thanks and Much LOVE ❤

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  11. rosemawrites says:

    my dear this is late but it is sooooo sooooo worth the wait. i can feel you in every line, the loinging, the love. ❤ ❤ ❤

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thanks Rose…glad to see you back..

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  12. NJ says:

    This kinda distance is very heartbreaking. Sending you tons of hugs 🙂 A very Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones.

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    1. michnavs says:

      Merry christmas too NJ

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  13. newranaweera says:

    It’s simply beautiful. I like your optimistic approach too.

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thank you glad you like it

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