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Exhaustion (among other things)
by Joy Marsh

Wednesday, November 08, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Sometimes you just need to rest..

Today, nothing will be accomplished with
determined speech or concise fluid movements.   

In others words and to say it simply,
I am tired, tired of the constant icy grip in my neck,
of expectations, of politics, words that instill fear and confront.

I’ll listen to reason tomorrow.  Today I’ll pray for everything I am not.

As I reconcile, fear and doubt mix with the baneful on the news.
It spews a warning shot, so close, so close. 
 
I didn’t move. This is my holy ground.

 

The death chants evaporate
as the pure water comes to a boil on the stove.  
Free of demands and apocalypse, I sip my tea, then wait for sleep..

Suspended over the room, 
  
a whispered Amen. 
 
 
 © Joy Marsh

 
 
 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Samuel Stone 1/17/2007
an interesting write, I enjoyed the read...wishing you well...
Sam
Reviewed by H. Lena Jones 11/25/2006
Joy, Sometimes it is theraputic to simply rest from everything...no TV, no talking, no nothing, except to be still and listen...listen...listen for the sound of His voice, gently whispering words of encouragement. In no time you will be strengthened by His grace, ready to live the rest of your life in total bliss.

God Bless
Love, Lena
Reviewed by William Bonilla 11/11/2006
Deep write write ...Joy
enjoyed much
peace be with you

Love & Peace
Reviewed by Peter Paton 11/8/2006
Joy

It's that big full moon in the sky..;-)
It is playing havoc with everybody's emotions..

Blessings

Peter
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 11/8/2006
Must be in the air, I had a DD -Duvet day- today
Keep on kipping..



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