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My Only Blessing is Peace Earned

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My Only Blessing is Peace Earned

The beginning of my thanks begins at knees,
Having my aches eased, or body suffused,
All that comes to mind is sleep and serene.
Nobody that offers bread can empty,
Knives may cut meat and find platter greasy,
Supper ended, dishes done, there’s always cheer.
Give one for the road, one for tomorrow,
Invest within self, hugs or tomato growing,
Venture into unknown so what is known
Is another taste that takes you back to home.
Nothingness can fill everyone’s hands if home
Gives back to our bodies and delivers to me peace.

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  1. Date: 4/28/2013 7:49:00 PM
    I love the swell ending Sheri, nice way of acrostic... xox~ Linda

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 6:08:00 PM
    very awesome poem friend Sheri..thanks for sharing and thanks for dropping by on my poem. Good day :)

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 9:08:00 AM
    Your last two lines are best, The quest for peace is the ultimate truth.