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The soft whisper

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A song about John Sherman's simple act of ,looking at oneself that is so very, very effective   Peter


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The soft whisper

Looking at me

Deep in me I feel a soft whisper
It seems to be beckoning me
I glimpse it, but it don’t ever linger
It just gives me these glimpses endlessly
Yet always I know that it be with me
I have known it since that time eternity
And I know I’ll keep on looking
Forever, and forever
For that sweet little whisper of me

There is nothing can be said about it
Every explanation will be wrong
Cause words they have no power to convey it
Though often it is felt within a song
I know that I’ll be doing it forever
I’ll always be looking at me
I don’t need to ask the questions
Just have to look, that’s all
Keep asking ‘Am I her so endlessly.

I’m looking, I’m looking, hey, I’m looking
There is no way to stop this carry on
It seems that I’ll be looking
Looking, looking, looking
It’s the only way to bid the fear ‘be gone!’

I swear to you I cannot understand it
And yet this fact don’t bother me at all
I just keep looking like a mad man
I don’t care If, I’m wise or just a fool
‘Am I here, am I here’ I keep on saying
And always with this question I will be
I’m going to look, and look, and keep looking
Every day you’ll find me looking at me.

Another dedication to John Sherman..

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  1. Date: 5/26/2014 6:34:00 PM
    Always looking for the light, what a great thought, a light inside that keeps going, would be great to have, especially when things look dark on the outside.

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 10:43:00 AM
    There is a wonderful lightness to this.

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 7/21/2013 9:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you again, my friend Peter