I don’t usually reblog my own work, but I was led back to this piece by someone rummaging through my archives (yay!). It moved me in a new way, and so I felt compelled to share it again. Special thanks to whomever led me back to it, as I had totally forgotten its existence. 🙂
The time was long ago.
The place was far away
in space, if not in memory.
And there was born a soul
newly crafted and complete.
But what is it, One wondered,
about this particular soul,
on this particular date,
in this particular place,
that will make this soul unique?
What face will it choose to wear in Time?
What expressions might it reveal?
What will those shining eyes
choose to see
in a world of hidden grace?
And what masks will it then choose
to hide behind
to help define
*** *** ***
“This is the mask you choose to wear?,”
The Creator asked the soul.
“You realize, I’m sure,
that it hides more than it shows…?”
“Of course,” replied the soul
adjusting its mask just so,
“but that is how I choose to live this Life
that you have now made possible.”
“Suit your self,” the Creator…
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