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My Daily Bread

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My Daily Bread

My daily bread:
Feeds my soul's hunger,
Quell the aches in my head,
Chase away the nightmares when I slumber,
Giving me sweet dreams instead.

My daily bread
Is a dough made of poetry
Flavoured with ink and lead,
It fills my pages uncontrollably
Now gone are the days when life wanted me dead.

By: Melisha N. Murray (c) 2012

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  1. Date: 1/20/2013 5:27:00 PM
    Nice featured poem~SKAT

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 9:25:00 AM
    Melisha Murray , :-) Congratulations with your featured poem of the week. Take care and have yourself a lovely Sunday.... always & forever *LINDA

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 6:58:00 AM
    I like the metaphor of poetry as your daily bread. I am a poet too and I feel like I am supposed to write about my feelings and write personal poems to let it all out with ink or lead on lined college rules paper or in a spiral notebook. I keep journals too.

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 1:24:00 AM
    Keep the faith,every thing is only for a while , poetry with a cause.