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The Music In Me

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The Music In Me

I have a peaceful easy feeling
As I sit and write this poem
Comprising 5 old songs
Which remind me of my home

They show me the importance
They teach me with such grace
To get up every morning 
With a smile on your face


My youth was filled with ballads
Verses I could trust
And we all know what memories bring...
They bring dia-monds and rust

Songs taught me that my friends were
The wind beneath my wings
To treasure and embrace  them
To value what life brings

There's a crack in everything
That's how the light gets in
For me, 'bout sums it up
The hope one feels within

Sometimes a simple sound
Or smell can be so strong
It carries me back light years
To one specific song

And in that song I bask
I know  what each line means
Transcended to the past
Dressed in my tie-dyed jeans.




Eagles            – Peaceful Easy Feeling
Carol King    -  Beautiful
Joan Baez      - Diamonds and Rust
Bette Midler  - Wind Beneath My Wings
Leonard Cohen - Anthemn


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  1. Date: 6/19/2012 12:25:00 PM

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

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 8:08:00 PM

    Beautiful!!Love it!!!xoxo-Melly

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 1:00:00 PM

    i write like thnis all the time you are already better then i was

  1. Date: 10/14/2011 5:56:00 AM

    A Beautiful poem. I needed this to awaken my day. Thanks for sharing your gift with us. Wel done, Bless you and God speed. Jancarl

  1. Date: 10/14/2011 5:31:00 AM

    Made a great reading. It is lovely Michelle.

  1. Date: 10/14/2011 5:02:00 AM

    Well done , enjoyed it immensly Mandy