Waves

Avatar Author: Lighty Man, so everything I write here sounds weird. I wish more people would sequel and prequel, I wish I was brave enough to do so more myself and I wish I had more time to spend talking to people on here, as everyone seems co... Read Bio

In hallowed halls an angel sings of sin, redemption and something lost.

Sand and salt. All things fade, and fill. A tide awash with feelings. All the empty cries of humanity collect in sea shells. Hold one up; there is a sigh, released. The waves move. The wind plays and things are torn asunder as if truly flying, just once. Just once to spread wings and fly.
A cliff edge.
An empty cry.
A call devoid of joy; a noise that seeps into bones and settles there. A ghostly touch down skin and some may shiver; one may even smile. Tears always fall, forming salt into waves. A speck of dust is lifted from the shore and floats.

Something lost returns to those who wait for it.

The wind softens its blows, and the water is gentle. The tide draws at the earth. There are no words, no memories to be told anew. What once were tears sting, as if the sadness they came from still lingers. There is an ache deep within and it makes the world sway. The sand shows footprints where none walk.

An angel sings of something lost.

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  1. Avatar Lighty

    This was originally written for Studmuffin’s challenge: http://ficly.com/challenges/762

    It doesn’t make any more sense once you know the context but it’s more understandable ^^’

  2. Avatar Tad Winslow

    Wow! That’s deep, Lighty. Poetic and gorgeous.

    I’m not going to rate any of these challenge entries. I don’t want to give anything away.

    Rest assured. You did well.

  3. Avatar Fox amongst wolves

    VERY cool. deep, complex and moving. best thing about it in my eyes is that it can be read into by anyone with a different perspective. definate success!