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'Slip back into Me'

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'Slip back into Me'

a million thoughts in my head
none of them constructive or so it seems 
even though it keeps me awake 
peace needs to find me again, 
just in case my coordinates are flawed 
just in case my compass lost direction 
I need to embrace my space 

slip back into me 

not some watered down version of what people need me to be


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  1. Date: 7/29/2013 7:46:00 AM
    :) love this one!!!

  1. Date: 2/21/2013 12:12:00 PM
    Good writing here!

  1. Date: 2/9/2013 4:14:00 PM
    Very nice! Jack

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 10:45:00 PM
    I am sure we have all felt this way before- very touching write and extremely relatable!

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 10:16:00 AM
    even though it keeps me awake a millions thought in my head love the feel of this

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 9:15:00 AM
    love the avatar btw ;)

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 9:14:00 AM
    I think I need to take note of this, Missy-- I love that line, embracing your space-- can I kidnap it? I mean if ever there comes a time that i do actually write something. Sigh. Thanks for passing by my poem-- I wish you a year filled with God's grace as well! mwahugs!

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 2:50:00 PM
    just love this, Wilma. Hope 2013 is great for you too, my friend lfde

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 10:07:00 PM
    I felt so good reading this Wilma, now I know I am not the only one wandering around wondering what life is all about. Everytime I feel I might know, the knowledge eludes me. How are you sweetie, Hope your new year is off to a great start! :)

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 3:56:00 PM
    another wonderful poem from you wilma,, just in case i have not,,, happy new year....

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 7:06:00 PM
    Oh I can sooo relate to this. When the mind races .. peace seems to run. May peace finds its way back into your soul. Love and light !!

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 10:59:00 AM
    A masterful write that you have written my friend, what a powerful piece! I really enjoyed reading this delightful and amazing poem this afternoon! Quite the wondrous piece Wilma, I loved it immensely! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 4:18:00 AM
    Wilma, Wilma, Wilma woohoo baby your compass has not lost direction it has brought a smile to my face again....David

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 3:36:00 AM
    A golden gem, Wilma - It's just gorgeous! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)