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To be

To be me is a feeling to be free to be me 
A moment of silence with no audience
I run through the hills in mind
I am covered from the midnight stars
I have even lived a life to be made to beg and to be on my knees
To say sorry within every bad word that was whispered to me 
I have painted a smile just to save the day 
Life has taught me much some good some not so good
I have watched birth and the beauty of what it brings 
I have seen and felt death of which your heart turns to pain
The loss still hard to bare it only brings my eyes to tears
Even thought my mind was being driven insaine
But always kept the spirit of who I am to be true
I see myself in many ways throughout the day
I laugh and I feel desire even admire my soul never to let go
You can taunt me you can beat me you can even tell lies 
But you will not own me for my mind is mine alone
As a mother I love with endless time
As a partner I will love and honour my mate
But most of all I will love till my dying day
As my soul has no controlling hate ....
 


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  1. Date: 10/3/2010 10:41:00 AM
    i love this peace i feel it so much such a beautiful poem thank you [duncan]

  1. Date: 9/30/2010 6:42:00 PM
    Great thoughts in this one, sarah, particularly the last two lines! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 9/29/2010 11:31:00 AM
    great work amazing

  1. Date: 9/29/2010 10:11:00 AM
    I am happy to be able to sit and read all the diverse poems here at PoetrySoup today. I am glad your poetry was among the ones I am reading today Sarah. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/28/2010 5:09:00 PM
    enjoyed reading your work!!

  1. Date: 9/28/2010 2:26:00 PM
    I am blowing away by this poem

  1. Date: 9/28/2010 1:13:00 PM
    Nice expressions of the heart what you want to be, Sarah

  1. Date: 9/28/2010 12:49:00 PM
    ~ And you know what "Beautiful Sarah," it truly does not matter so much as to what "Your Beauty" chooses to write about for, whatever it may be dear it is "Always Laced Amid This Beautiful Depth of 'Your Beautiful Soul' &, That Makes You Sooo 'Very Unique!!!'" ~ Smile, "What A Very Beautiful Treasure 'You Are' &, To My Faves This 'Sparkling Gem' Does Go" ~ "My Love & Warmth to You Always & All You Love," John! ~ Smile, "Have A Very Blessed & Beautiful Day 'Dear, Beautiful Sarah Hales;'" Bye!:) ~

  1. Date: 9/28/2010 12:28:00 PM
    Smile ~ One of the most grounded, sincere & beautiful poems I have ever read is this, spoken straight from the treasure trove of "Your Beautiful Souls Beautiful Verse!!!" ~ "Hello 'Dear Beautiful & Precious Sarah Hales'" ~ I hope that life is treating "Your Beauty" perfectly dear &, I truly love these wonderful lights of self which "Your Elegance" has so beautifully etched upon this parchment of splendidly profound ~ ....Cont:)