Lotus Dreamer

Plunged under mud, oblivious
beneath the surface of a world

you wonder when you start to rise,
if light exists outside this night

but this is how it all begins:
from darkness not of any sins

then growth and blooming into grace
toward beauty, truth, your sacred space.

Lotus Dreamer © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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8 lines (prompt limit).  Image brevity challenge (person in water near lotus flowers) prompt - link: https://allpoetry.com/contest/2783697-MAX-8-lines---ARTWORK-is-prompt
Submitted: July 17, 2021

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