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Enlivening Souls... (1 reply)

Seema Dinesh
2 years ago
Seema Dinesh 2 years ago

The fears, the doubts,

that clouded my mind..

The pain, the agony,

that curved my heart,

Are all eased now.

Those jittery feelings,

Have all ceased now.

Some good souls,

Helped erase it now.

The constant motivation,

Their soulful inspiration,

Their words and deeds,

Have lifted up my spirits.

The relentless fear has given way to unbridled joy now....



Susan Katz
2 years ago
Susan Katz 2 years ago

Thank you for sharing this uplifting poem with me and for submitting it for consideration as Featured Poem of the month for June. - Susan

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