the very air

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the very air

darkness reigns
all around me
i close my eyes
so i can see
a light that shines
so intensely
from way deep down inside me

a power hums
inside my blood
it overtakes me
like a flood
it leaves me breathless
in my gut
on broken splintered legs

agape my mouth
no words i speak
aloud a cry
my song to keep
into the stars my heart does reach
as tender arms enfold me

the thrill i feel
is long and sweet
with every call
my heart does beat
i lift my hands
in sweet retreat
my Fathers love surrounds me

it lifts me high
when i am low
it has no boundaries
i know
His heart is soft
His strength is shown
in the very air around me

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lastyl commented on the very air

07-15-2010

B-E-A-UTIFUL!! Speaks very loudly. Great Write Has a very nice flow to it!

xxlheart commented on the very air

03-20-2009

this is amazing and exactly how i feel. another beautifully written poem about our Lord and life and living.

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion.

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

janet’s Poems (15)

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the shinicles 3
dinosaurs 3
the sea 2
the king 4
God's nature 2
woods 1
THE TRAVELER 2
the elfin king 3
me lost 1
the softness on my face 1
vacancy 1
the very air 2
if 2
the cage 3