Get Your Premium Membership

The Discovery

I have discovered 
a peaceful place within my being.
No longer a prisoner of my own fears.
Fears that crippled and devoured 
my spirit for years.
At ease with myself
in this place in time,
no feelings of dependence,
a feeling most sublime.
No more my existence
and emotions, do you control. 
In my own decisions, my own destiny,
will I play the leading role.
Freedom so dear is now within touch.
My spirit soaring
with hope and promise, 
the sustenance needed so much.
A fading shadow of what once was ,
your eyes will be seeing,
as I grow and thrive 
in this place, I have discovered,
within my own being.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009




Post Comments
Please Login to post a comment
Date: 11/27/2009 6:02:00 PM
enjoyed reading,
Login to Reply
Date: 7/19/2009 6:38:00 AM
Hi Patty, I hope that all is well. Keep writing. Go ahead, try a contest. Note: I've sent 2 soup mails to you. Lovingly, DAS-J
Login to Reply
Date: 7/8/2009 3:36:00 PM
Dear Patricia, Freedom in LOVE expressed so Perfectly In this Rhyme form of POETRY You are a Very Welcomed addition to the Site Keep Writing YOUR Liege...HG
Login to Reply
Date: 7/6/2009 4:25:00 PM
This is such a wonderful poem. I really like the flow of the words and the message. One must look inside and find the golden nugget of self. Great job! ~Joseph
Login to Reply
Date: 7/1/2009 6:11:00 PM
Pat, this is another very good poem. I am happy for you. Finding strength within yourself is the first big step in the cycle of love. Once one loves and respects oneself and knows who they are, then, true love can be gained. Self respect is an important part of mutual respect in a relationship. Take care, my real world friend!!! I'm so glad that you are on here. Keep writing. Lovingly, Dane
Login to Reply
Date: 6/29/2009 10:44:00 AM
Lets hope we all find this place within us, nice write>>James
Login to Reply
Date: 6/29/2009 6:55:00 AM
Welcome to PoetrySoup Patricia. I am hoping to read many more poems written by you. Love, Carol
Login to Reply
Date: 6/28/2009 8:13:00 PM
sounds like you are in a good place, Patricia, nice write, jimbo
Login to Reply
Date: 6/28/2009 7:53:00 PM
I know what you mean, good poetry... Karla
Login to Reply