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Home is on the inside

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Home is on the inside

Home is where love is loud without a word.
Where silent understanding can still be heard.

Where, when your confused, you know you'll be understood.
Where loved ones  would take your pain if they could.

Where the people laugh with you, and never at you.
Where you are still loved even when they don't like what you do.

Where the ones who care are never too far.
Where you finally realize who you are.

Where you find a strong shoulder and a tender ear.
Where you can be vulnerable without any fear.

Where you can be yourself and never have to pretend.
Where you are comfortable in your own skin.

Where your sadness is divided, and your happiness is multiplied.
Where there is always someone on your side.

Where you learned how to share, love, and give.

Home is where your heart and soul will always live.

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  1. Date: 10/6/2012 11:50:00 AM
    Lovely ballad this! You've created the true meaning of home in your depictions. Nice!

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 9:32:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you this morning Kelly. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Thank you for sharing. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/26/2012 6:37:00 AM
    A beautiful poem.

  1. Date: 9/25/2012 3:56:00 PM
    Very good poem. And I totally agree with the last line. Welcome you to the P-Soup Kelly, hope you will get much pleasure to share your poems here with us. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)