The Spirit's Home

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Memoir  |  House: Booksie Classic

An abstract or personal look at reasons for writing.

Among the poems

and writings, strewn about,

there is a story,

"The Hushing of a Doubt."

So many thoughts

of life are written out.

The Spirit's home.

Will someone care to call?

 

Upon shelves

are years of trial and thought;

Memories written,

so as not to be forgot

and the product

is the patience often sought.

The spirit's home.

Will someone care to call?

 

There are ashes

from yesterdays mistakes;

Like crystal,

too finely made, that breaks.

But that's not the reason,

from sleep, the spirit wakes;

It's to be home,

should someone care to call.

 

 

D. Thurmond / JEF

1983


Submitted: June 28, 2021

© Copyright 2021 D. Thurmond aka JEF. All rights reserved.

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Bert Broomberg

Good one again.

Tue, June 29th, 2021 11:04am

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Thanks Bert. ... This was a poem I wrote way back when I was wondering if writing was worth the time or effort. --- Huh, Forty years later and the spirit is alive and well, tired but awake.

Tue, June 29th, 2021 2:22pm

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