Painting the Future with Hope

I like happy endings and this haiku trio is no exception. Look for the silver lining!

Allegory of hope; Oil on canvas, Francesco Gua...

Painting the Future with Hope

Silently distraught
Dark blankets of night time clouds
Shadows muting hope

Tears of sunlight shine
Dark retreats from heaven’s glow
Victory awaits

Painting the future
Life’s canvas and man’s brush
Freshly beginning



Written for Carpe Diem prompt #209, this poem is about the “Future”. I believe that we are in large part responsible for our own future and that one of the greatest things we can do for ourselves is to meet it with hope. In dark times, it’s hard, but I’d rather meet struggle with optimism than despair.

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About ewdupler

Gene is an avid outdoorsman, loves reading and is known to put pen to paper (well, he types) as an amateur poet.
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7 Responses to Painting the Future with Hope

  1. jazzbumpa says:

    great positive message
    well done

    Cheers!
    JzB

  2. knightsheart says:

    I enjoyed your haiku and the hopeful visions they contained. Well Done!

  3. Maggie Grace says:

    Nicely done. Love your last haiku…so inspirational!

  4. WabiSabi says:

    Write your own future! I like that!

  5. magicalmysticalteacher says:

    However you or we choose to meet the future, the meeting is inevitable!

    Haibun: Who Knows the Future?

  6. We are for sure our own masters to build our future …

  7. Future is just a canvas, the brushes we have ourselves.

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