Written: September 2011
There in the distance, there is a place
There in the distance
There is a place.
A place I’ve always longed for
A place I’ve always needed.
There almost in my grasp.
I can touch it
Yet it is so far away.
Like sand between my fingers
It falls away so quickly.
That place in the distance
Holds the key to everything good.
How can I reach that place.
When every time I take a step
It seems to become farther away.
Seeping more into the distance
Fading into the sunrise and sunset
Of each and every day.
Oh, how my heart needs that place!
Oh, how I need to be there!
There in the distance is
A bright and shining place
That never dulls that we all seek.
There, there in the distance is a place
I call home where there’s nothing
But love, hope, and understanding.
There’s nothing but positive and goodness there.
There’s no room for negativity and doom.
No room for trickery or lies.
There in the distance is a place
A place full of sunshine and peace.
Oh, I’m almost there.
I’m almost there.
This poem is about what lies in our ways to get where we need to be whether it be somebody who is negative or zaps our joy of living or things that get in our way in life. It’s about almost getting there, but not quite. It’s about finding everything that is beautiful and right in that one place where we can all find peace and love.