and dropping every fear


to accept love
is to accept pain.
to look above
is to expect rain.
without the clouds
the sunshine would not
be so magnificent
as it stabs through the
gray puffy shrouds.
be alive,
give life another try.
be afraid,
but don’t back away.
with every tear drop
there’s another fear dropped.
hold onto the memories
to be grateful for today.
remember old stories
so you won’t go astray,
to accept love
is to accept pain.
so look above
and dance in the rain

Lindsay Marie Williams