Art, Poetry, Writing

Born to Run (A personification?)

I was born to run
Wind in my hair
Without wings
I could leap over the moon

My power and grace
From within my heart
Beating steady
God set my rightful place

Wild and strong I am
Never shackled or chained
Nor tamed
I live because I can

My passion forever flows
A protective anger belies
Undying concern
A jealously for my own

My courage over the years
Ever shown in many ways
Facing death
Some would shed silent tears

A loyal companion I would be
To the very bitter end
Never doubt
History will someday see

A symbol for some of time past
I live hunted by those who covet
And hate
I wonder if my story will last

Standing as the days are done
Eyes fixed on the eternities
Forever proud
I was born to run

~Mark Schutter ©2014

The above was written for Free Write Friday using what is called stream of consciousness writing, no editing, no proofing just writing based on the following FWF prompt!

per·son·i·fi·ca·tion (pərˌsänəfiˈkāSHən) noun
1. the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.

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