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PERFECT IMPERFECTIONS by Kim Buskala

I have always found a place to hide...

To hide when what I want mostly is to be found. The game I play I have mastered, invisibility, my super power. Even my screams go unheard. To this day I find comfort in being alone and afraid. Acceptance is now my game.

Perfect Imprefections
by Kim Buskala

I see a heart
Centered and full
Yellow is my sunshine
Blue is my sky
The storm in the center is my eye
I blink in disbelief
My breath I hold
Virtue pain fear stowed
Outside the brightness
Imperfections are many
Imperfections of life
Illuminated by the sun above
Below we wish to hide
Inside a cave
Ashamed, afraid, flawed
To know our world is full
Of imperfections
Which make our world go around
Perfect imperfections
In retrospect
One is the loneliest number
That you'll ever know
To be lost
With thoughts of not being found
To hide so well
That even your screams are unheard
The bleakness we create
The sun has set
Shadows grow under the moonlit sky
We are forgotten
We are lost
Only to be found
If we allow
Let the darkness
Bring comfort
Quiet stillness
The ground is my cover
I feel found
I find comfort within
Silence
No wind
The storm
No more
Perfect imperfections

Kim Buskala: “I consider myself a free spirit, I fly by the seat of my pants. I have always known that I was going to be married and raise some awesome kids. That I have done. Married to a most forgiving, funny, loving man for thirty-one years and counting. I have also been privileged to stay home and raise two gorgeous daughters ages twenty-four and sixteen. I love nature and all it has to offer. To travel the seven seas from coast to coast, becoming one with culture is always a dream. Jamaica is my happy place where I feel most accepted and at home with myself and others. Africa is a place my heart longs to be, some day I will return and dance to the beat of their drums.” You may connect with Kim via Facebook here, or e-mail her: kbuskala@yahoo.com



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