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Below is the poem entitled Balance which was written by poet Michelle Mac Donald. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Intuition has a forceful voice
It speaks aloud, though makes no noise
No fear, no anger, not hot nor cold
A spiritual encounter within the soul.

Instinct walks a different plain
An experience related, alert refrain
Fear or joy might mark its course
Sharp hidden probes might give it force.

The mental is the strongest link
It controls and rules the way we think
Thought tries to oust out all the rest
It attempts to enforce, what it thinks best.

Emotion’s the spontaneous part
No grid, no goals, no weather charts
If in need to cry, to laugh, or scold
It frees itself from the mental mould.
The physical is oft the one deprived
For the mental takes it for a ride
Don’t drink nor eat, no time to sleep,
All bodily needs are trite and weak.

Life could be a kinder friend
If we’d but listen, and not pretend.
For our pieces should all synchronize
One can’t undermine, the other’s size.

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  1. Date: 12/19/2014 10:55:00 PM
    We do our best to live in jest but sometimes it's not funny. An even keel is our quest, but is much easier with money. Peace. :)

  1. Date: 8/27/2012 3:10:00 PM
    After reading this, Mikki, I realize I am such a mess - totally unbalanced. The pieces just don't synchronize no more DUH. Love, daver

  1. Date: 7/15/2012 1:15:00 PM
    This makes an interesting read. Loved it, Michelle.