The spirit within, longs to be free,
no holding back, flying gleefully.
But time only tells when this can be,
for some it is only
when their ashes are
spread across the sea.
For the spirit within, is with you each day,
one must remember this,
it’s not just there when you pray.
Michelle Marie Robinson
Copyright ©2007 Michelle Marie Robinson
Published in Immortal Verses Poetry Book