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The Peace Within (1 reply)

3 years ago
booksR_bae 3 years ago

The quiet and calm doesn't appeal me

For the peace, I don't feel it in me

It may appear to you, for your eyes deceive

A simple touch it is

The feel of it against me, within me

The calm disturbance when reaches my ears n eyes

The aroma of it tingling my nose

It starts around but stops within

Is when the true calmness, I receive

Susan Katz
3 years ago
Susan Katz 3 years ago

Thank you for submitting your poem for consideration as Featured Poem of the Week.  I will be announcing the winning poem in my Friday newsletter and featuring the winning poem on the Featured Poem of the Week page.  Have a lovely day, Susan

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