Amanda Estelle Réhel
The years stretch before me
Endless and vast.
They pass with the bleak chill of winter
And slow heat of summer.
I will always be waiting.
I do not want my hope to be
One day I want to see
A spark of colour
Passing through my long dark winter, my long bright summer.
Sparks are brief,
Possessing the ability to give birth to fire,
Why do I still hope for my bleak existence to change?
In the infinite amount of years that have passed
With no change
And the infinite amount of years in my future
That could change,
Sparse as it is, grey is my shade of hope.
It is my tints,
Orange, blue, yellow, purple, red, green.
Strength leaves me;
Breathless and dazzled.
Contrasting with the stark bleakness
Of my cold reality.
Strength returns to me
Igniting the spark
I am filled with potential.
My years stretch before me
They pass with the warmth of summer
And biting intensity of winter.
About the Writer
Amanda is an English and Professional Writing major at York University. She writes poems on her own time and uses her art to expand her thinking. Her life is full of art, words and flavourful tea.
Editor: Sun, Chief Editor of Poetry