The Hopeful MInd, poetry written by Mark Tulin at Spillwords.com
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The Hopeful Mind

The Hopeful Mind

written by: Mark Tulin

@Crow_writer

 

It’s the hopeful mind
I’m trying to find,
the one that doesn’t slip
through my fingers
or fade with change,
but stays in place
during trying times.

I’m not looking for anything
special or fancy
to celebrate a good fortune,
nor the serious kind
that weighs a person down.

A flickering light would be fine,
an optimistic sign,
a slight bend in the road
that says that something positive
is not far away.

I want a little hope,
a gift of promise,
a chance to find,
a gentle tap on the shoulder
in the comfort of an easy chair.

Mark Tulin

Mark Tulin

Mark Tulin’s books include Magical Yogis, Awkward Grace, The Asthmatic Kid and Other Stories, and Junkyard Souls. His work has appeared in Amethyst Review, Strands Publishers, Fiction on the Web, Terror House Magazine, Beatnik Cowboy, Ariel Chart, Still Point Journal, The Writing Disorder, and others. He has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize for “A Mountain Spirit” by Active Muse. Mark is a retired psychotherapist who lives in Ventura, California. He can be found at his site: Crow On The Wire.
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