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UMBRELLA PROTECTION by Cedah Mayo


 Here is a poem I wrote recently…

I wrote it while feeling very exhausted and a little under appreciated.

I believe that when we each feel that way, we must still carry on and give, and share, and love...but it doesn't hurt to carry an umbrella. 

Umbrella Protection 

I long to be held in your arms
I dream of being held like a feminine gem
I dream of feeling one hundred percent secure and loved by my lover
I dream of being recognized in your arms for the precious soul that I am

Many lives before I have been beaten down
My spark crushed by the cruelness of mankind
My trust broken by selfish hearts

I dream of when I shall return to the land of dreams
Until then I must build my arms stronger
To hold my umbrella for longer
To protect my human me from the negativity that I face
From the human race

I let go of my umbrella with you
I felt safe enough to bare my inner flame
I was wrong to let it down
Not yet
I have let my flame get wet
I need time back in the Summerland to dry

And even though it’s caused me pain
I will let my umbrella down with you again
And feel the rain.
~


Cedah Mayo: I am 29 year old a married mother of three beautiful children, a swimming instructor, freelance writer and animal lover, who lives in New Zealand. We have 6 chickens, a dog, cat and a lease pony.  I love making gluten free bliss balls and eating them all up - yum yum!  I am dreaming of being a mermaid this summer on our local beaches. Expressing ethereal imagination to children and adults alike, as well as promoting the importance of learning to swim. I have been writing poetry since I was around 10 years old, it has really helped be gain perspective on life and  spirituality, expressing my emotions especially during difficult times.



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