Reach ~ Fernanda Lai

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I hope I never stop falling in love
With the veins that run through leaves
And all over my body, rushing with
Strength. That allows me to stand.
Tall,
Until the end of my days.
Then may my arms slowly fall in grace,
Until there is a cascade of leaves
Kissing the surface of the Earth,
A tessellation of memories,
Their endless murmuring
Of a life well-lived, and so rich
In blessings
That even when fall comes,
Their gentle descent
Is one of endless giving.

~ Fernanda Lai

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fernanda-laiFERNANDA LAI is a 17 year old girl from Hong Kong who’s aim in life is to be a ray of sunshine! She believes happiness is an essential human right. She loves yoga, chocolate, writing, books and rain. For more of her eloquent writing, visit her blog!

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  • sakuraandme
    January 24, 2013 at 10:18 PM

    Ohhh! I fell in love with this poem. Hugs from Oz……Paula xxx

    • reality_is_never_perfect
      January 25, 2013 at 4:06 AM

      thanks for the compliment 🙂

  • deanabo
    January 25, 2013 at 4:45 AM

    This is simply beautiful!

  • Arasyid Harman
    January 25, 2013 at 5:03 AM

    Nice one!! Love it 🙂

  • Healthy Glow Nutrition
    January 25, 2013 at 7:34 AM

    Beautiful poem Sufey!

  • mj
    January 25, 2013 at 10:30 AM

    Superlative! And fits your ‘home’ perfectly too. To never stop falling in love… yeah, that is a very tender thought. I must remember that on ‘off’ days… 🙂

  • jalal michael sabbagh.http://gravatar.com/jmsabbagh86@gmail.com
    January 26, 2013 at 8:28 AM

    Sufey. Sensational poem,runs through the blood.Love is the essence of life.Have a wonderful day.jalal

    • sufey (@SufeySuryananadi)
      January 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM

      Thank you so much Jalal! This was written by my dear friend and student Fernanda, she is a wonderful writer! 🙂

  • Tammy
    January 26, 2013 at 9:39 PM

    Wow. Thanks for sharing this.

  • likeitiz
    January 28, 2013 at 7:03 AM

    Loved this. I hope that I can one day, years from now, look back to how my life has unfolded and see that it was as she ghastly described it above. Thanks for introducing her!

  • jakesprinter
    January 29, 2013 at 5:56 PM

    Beautiful post , Thanks for sharing my friend 🙂

  • Sue Dreamwalker
    January 30, 2013 at 12:37 PM

    Beautiful thoughts you have poured into your words of poetry … Love is endless and so continues long after we have returned to the Earth…
    You are wise beyond your years!
    Blessings sent to you …. and thank you for following my blog at Dreamwalker’s Sanctuary..
    Sue ~Dreamwalker

  • beeseeker
    February 2, 2013 at 4:18 PM

    A sensitively worded piece, really enjoyed reading this one, thank you.

  • Sunshine
    February 2, 2013 at 7:35 PM

    thanks for sharing a very talented young lady…<3

    • sufey (@SufeySuryananadi)
      February 16, 2013 at 4:03 PM

      CONGRATS on your well-deserved award, and thank you so much for your nomination!! Big love to your family! <3