Posts tagged ‘peace’

August 7, 2017

Peace

by jerennazuto

​Thousands and thousands

years done like my measly thoughts.

Yet, my mind turn, again and again,

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July 24, 2017

Rebuking the Storm

by Angela Umphers Rueger

This mother’s heart has been pierced.
“A soft answer turns away wrath.”
The rebuke sits heavily on my ears.

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July 20, 2017

Break the Silence.

by Tanya

Look around to
see how the world 
engages to 
hold on to you…

From the blazing sun
to the midnight moon,
across the dusty wind,
through the calmer you…

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July 12, 2017

Dappled

by Jem Croucher

Last night the moon shone bright within
a sea of dappled grey
As speckled night clouds gathered
at the end of a hot day

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July 8, 2017

Blue Five

by Jem Croucher

Seven colours, seven days
It’s blue today for me
The fifth one in the rainbow
and the colour of the sea

A place as much a part of me
as I am part of it
which by its calming waters
I will often simply sit

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June 30, 2017

Rest in Peace

by Angela Umphers Rueger

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I lie down in peace
releasing all cares to God
who works while I sleep

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June 22, 2017

PAST

by Tanya

Past
Haunts me more
Than it ever did before
For it has a longer history to pour

Haunted
I stick to myself
Holding tight I wonder
More about the consequences
That could have been well mended

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June 19, 2017

Entangled

by Tanya

Entangled strands of hair
Brush through them roughly
And many lay stranded,
Lifeless..
As if all set to bid goodbye,
Falling off with every stroke,
At times moving out in a bunch,
Separating
And may be annoyed..

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June 10, 2017

Lincoln Tranquil

by Jem Croucher

I’m at Lawress Hall in Lincolnshire
the county of the green
Midst the pride of England’s glory
quite the best that’s to be seen

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May 29, 2017

Stillness

by Angela Umphers Rueger

What is it in the morning calls for stillness?
The tall trees stand composed and at attention.

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May 15, 2017

My peaceful seat

by Jem Croucher

I’ve a seat in my garden
where I can sit in the sun
as it sets in the West
when the daytime is done
It’s just the birdsong and me
and the soft evening light
An admirable setting
to sit here and write

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April 27, 2017

Unexpected Appointments Divine

by 50djohnson

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People are searching for peace and fulfillment.  In my opinion, there is only one place from which peace comes and that is from reading the Word at the Father’s feet.  “In the presence of Jehovah, God Almighty, Prince of Peace.  Troubles vanish, hearts are mended, in the presence of the King.” This line is from a song sung by Damaris

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April 20, 2017

Floating

by The Cheesesellers Wife

The taut freedom of my swimming costume
The choppy ocean swell
I share the water with fishes and rays

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April 14, 2017

The World of the Day!

by Tanya

I wondered what the world meant..
Was it the love that people spread?
Or is it the hatred which actually stands?

It’s love, they said,
Which linked all in this den.
But there stood hungry men,
Who craved for the blood of these men!

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April 10, 2017

The Nottingham & Beeston

by Jem Croucher

In Nottingham the waters
of the canal are quite tranquil
with new building now reflected
in the waters quiet and still
Iron rings along the towpath
remain in situ there
Yet no more to fasten barges
with slow horses unaware

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April 5, 2017

A Bed-ly Thought

by Tanya

The air is calm,
As I can’t feel it on my palm..
The lights are dim,
So, I start to hymn..

I close my eyes-
My wings of butterflies,
A sheet covers me,
So I rest my knee..

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February 18, 2017

God is…

by 50djohnson

 

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When the storm clouds are all around me, and there seems no place to hide

My soul cries out to Jehovah God and I reach deep down inside.

For it is deep inside my soul I find provision everlasting

Knowing Jehovah Jireh is always ready to provide.

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January 25, 2017

Art for my sake

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Brush in hand
I decide on the first stroke
Relieved to have got this far
Having chosen what to paint

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January 9, 2017

Melodious Rhyme

by Morgan

(Please enhance the poem by listening to the music while reading.)

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Words Spun through willowy Time

Echoing,

Enchanting

In Harmonious Rhyme

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December 31, 2016

2017 – Every Moment

by Venkat

rockets, they go as bullets

into empty stars

rockets, they swoop as eagles

losing wings of breath


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December 24, 2016

Sometimes I can fly

by Jem Croucher

Flying over Hampshire – Version 2

Sometimes I can fly
High above like a bird I soar
and look down to the sea
and the rolling waves
and the white horses galloping there
And I sing

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December 16, 2016

Heaven’s Hush – #DailyHaikuChallenge

by Morgan

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Stars softly Dreaming

Beauty so Gently Gleaming

Heaven’s Hush Streaming

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December 15, 2016

Piece by Piece ~ Christmas Poetry Challenge

by Anita Lubesh

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I can’t wait to be back home
where the cold mingles with the dawn
and water drips delicately down the pane
catching the chilled air that still smiles
with the sunshine –
it has no aching bones.

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December 15, 2016

Hues

by Morgan

Hues

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Shifting Hues Like Shadow Play
Across the Luminous Breaking Day,
Echoes of a Glimmering Time

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December 10, 2016

Silence Stirring on the Wing

by Morgan

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Silence Stirring on the wing

As Midnight Tenderly Entrances and Sings;

Whispers of enigmatic lore,

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December 9, 2016

Time II

by Jem Croucher

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Somedays have legs, they run away
I blink and it’s the end of day
I’ve done my best through frack and fray
But still I wish for more

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December 7, 2016

Transition

by Morgan

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Sparkle of dim Light

Transition into Silence

Deep Memory Waits

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November 28, 2016

Pause

by Morgan

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Pause from your Rushing

Hear Nature softly Hushing

As the Seasons Dance

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