Balanced Mind with Julie Potiker
Healing Light Meditation with poem "Home Alone" by Innarenko
Visualize light, white light golden light to help bring healing to those around you - and also yourself. Julie Potiker ends this guided meditation with a reading of the poem, "Home Alone," by Innarenko.
Home Alone, by Innarenko
My family's gone, there's no one home;
It's only me - who's home alone.
I should not hear a single squeak,
There shouldn't even be a creak,
So what's that thumping that I hear?
It must mean one thing: death is near.
"You're an adult, you'll be just fine",
I tell myself as I dial "nine"..
Was that a knock upon the door?
My heart beats faster than before.
I know it's closed, I've checked the lock,
At least my killer knows to knock.
I cannot sleep, though I'm in bed,
I've made amends with God instead.
If He decides that it's my time,
Then this will be my very last rhyme.
I hear a bang, and then a break,
My head shoots up; there's no mistake!
I turn my music volume high
So I won't hear the way I die.
I run upstairs, desk lamp in hand
Over my head, ready to land..
And right before it did just that,
I remembered: I have a cat.
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