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My Fire

I will be a sudden silence
to calm your burning soul,
 and quiet the words.
Lay down and let thoughts sleep,
escape to a place that accepts you with flaws,
Stand with me there, and be one with me.
Awake from sadness and shout!
Laugh without control!
cry for joy!
I will hold you and never let you go.

©2013 Christine Phillips

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  1. Date: 12/5/2013 5:59:00 PM
    Christine No, I am not the girl you met in Iraq. This poem is so full of emotion and feeling, it touches the reader and tugs at their heart in a sweet way. Nice job Thanks for the awesome comment on my Life poem.

  1. Date: 4/27/2013 11:12:00 PM
    The depth of emotion here is very touching! Lovely write! Thanks for the visit to my work! :)

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 12:49:00 PM
    ps helping me remember good things

  1. Date: 4/26/2013 12:48:00 PM
    Chistine this one touches the lonely wolf in my soul; The one that howls silently at the moon sometimes. Thank you for helping .

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 8:55:00 PM
    LOved this one Christine! While I liked the entire poem, the last line was the clincher, with the last four words being special. I hope it won't be plagiarizing you if I make a poem from that last line. If it will, let me know and I'll not even consider it.

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 9:46:00 AM
    Very nice write, great job. ;)