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Divine discontent

There is no peace in a war zone
The battlefield's become my home
Casualty is mind and body
Assaulted by my worst enemy
Maybe tonight it'll let me sleep

I can't decide
I don't know why
It's hard letting go of superficial things
Put off by yesterday's reason to be happy
Nothing ever seems to change

Elusive serenity
She doesn't want to visit me
Been so long
And I miss her

Can't do this alone
But I've always been told
No one is worth trusting
Here I am
Fork in the road
I stand
All signs read HOV lanes only

So I guess I'll wait
When joined by another
Closer than a sister or mother
That never goes away

Til then I have to sit and spin
This bizarre web I'm weaving
And hope for better days



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  1. Date: 7/23/2011 9:10:00 PM

    scarlett, congrats on your poem being featured this week,have yourself a wonderful weekend,..p.d.

  1. Date: 7/17/2011 3:10:00 PM

    Congratulations on your featured poem this week Scarlett. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/28/2011 7:10:00 AM

    Enjoyed reading your excellent poetry today Scarlett. I will be back again to read more. Please continue to write and share your poetry with us. The best to you in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Love, Carol

    Crittenden Avatar Scarlett Crittenden Date: 5/16/2011 1:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, I'm glad you enjoyed it. No one had seen or heard my poems until I joined this website, so I never knew if they were any good. I actually wrote this one a long time ago..but I still feel it occasionally. Same to you, I definitely spend a lot of time reading here.. Scarlett
  1. Date: 4/20/2011 5:13:00 AM

    Wow! This is a nice piece, love the emotion in this. Welcome to the best poetry site on earth, wishing you a sweet stay as you savour the alluring aroma of this super soup. Keep your priceless pen at work. Wishing you all the best. Peace and love, Adeleke.

    Crittenden Avatar Scarlett Crittenden Date: 5/16/2011 1:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, I enjoy reading the works of some very creative people here. Inspiring.. Scarlett
  1. Date: 4/20/2011 2:47:00 AM

    I loved the idea of hope perpetuating ....at last. What a beautiful poem ! I see 7 is the highest rating we can give.......7+++++

    Crittenden Avatar Scarlett Crittenden Date: 5/16/2011 1:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for the comment and feedback. I'll keep trying to impress you as I go! Scarlett