Room to spare

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lake side and wide open skies

I can’t breathe. This room is closing in on me and claustrophobia keeps jabbing me with sharp sticks. I can’t fight back in this suffocating space.

The promise of the wind in my hair, the sun on my skin, the warm earth beneath my feet, keeps me yearning for freedom. I long for wide open spaces, room to stretch and run. I need room to turn over an idea, and chase a dream. I want to swim in an ocean of memories, and climb to the top of a mountain of possibilities.

Don’t shut me in. I need more room.

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Submitted to Weekly Photo Challenge. The theme was to, “share your take on the idea of room.”
This week’s challenge is inspired by Can’t Keep,” by Eddie Vedder

8 comments

  1. there are so many emotions spilling from me about your words. I yearn. I feel like I am in a season of yearning lately and your words captured that feeling for me.

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  2. Your story speaks to me. I’ve been housebound for almost 90 days due to an accident. When I get outside, I’m like a child. I breathe in the fresh air and my eyes devour all of the nature that surrounds me. Thank you for your story. It’s breathtaking.

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