Peace in Her Storm

Updated on February 14, 2018
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Kenneth, loves satire and writings to spotlight others, but he also has an "addiction" so to speak, to dramatic and abstract/prose poetry.

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Endless dreamed schemes and useless paper scenes

Will adorn these dark, lonesome, ivy hall.

Talking alone from perched a liar of moonbeams

Laughing with himself--having a solo's ball.


Flying with wishful wings

Of spider's few and wizard's rings.

She begged during hysterical screams

Laughing at him in her dark prisoned dreams.


Every thing in a line crying to walls of darkness mine

Wind ne'er howls and criminal knows she's thine.

Her teams of harmonies lifted winged angels sigh

Whispering to fairness shy--why live? Why die?


Door ajar and crickets not far

Taking a crumb creepily sneaks away.

An endless moaning, flimsy railing

Telling of birth and shudders failing.


She grasps a rusty nail latch

Spies a spider's egg to muffle hatch.

A poison she never had to match

Storm cellar, sod of land, roof of thatch.


Golden hierarchy of angels sing in perfect tone

Ringing 'round those perfect bones.

Smiling secretly--chasing vague promises

Embraces lost lover she faces.


Lace, space, and eyelash renewed

Silken guilt a vow reheld.

Her hands ne'er trembled in the dew

Now she's born once . . .

Lived in truth . . .

Giving herself to Eternity.





The Inside Text . . .

"A troubled soul, a properly-raised young princess,

but never knew her true place in life. That was until . . .a beggar man with lifted pride sat down, took her eyes for his, and shared the words above. The words of comfort that only he knew."

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        Kenneth Avery 

        8 months ago from Hamilton, Alabama

        Feb. 26--1:22 a.m., CST

        Dear Dianna -- thank you so much. I was thinking about you only last week--and I know people in the arena of life say that at a hat's drop, but I sincerely mean it.

        Thank you for dropping by, teaches12345. It is always My Pleasure to read your comments.

        Write me anytime.

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        Dianna Mendez 

        8 months ago

        Flying with wishful wings... very much what I think most of us do. Great poetry.

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        Kenneth Avery 

        9 months ago from Hamilton, Alabama

        Hi, Gypsy Rose Lee -- I am indebted to you for all of your supportive comments. Sure wish that I were blessed tonight with Plenty of Cash and that way, I could take you and all of my followers for a two-month cruise, to just show you all just How Much I Appreciate You.

        Write soon.

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        Kenneth Avery 

        9 months ago from Hamilton, Alabama

        Hello, John -- I appreciate you coming by and leaving me such a good comment. May God bless you richly. And write me anytime.

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        Kenneth Avery 

        9 months ago from Hamilton, Alabama

        Hi, Robin -- thank you very kindly for your sweet comments that always mean so much. I agree. A troubled soul can be taken as a charge of undiscovered creativity that gives the soul another way of going.

        Enough work for today.

        Write me anytime, Robin.

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        Gypsy Rose Lee 

        9 months ago from Riga, Latvia

        Wonderful and poignant thoughts.

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        John Ward 

        9 months ago from Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.

        Very poignant. Good.

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        Robin Carretti 

        9 months ago from Hightstown

        Very true how the troubled soul can sometimes bring Peace and love in a very different aspect in life I love the lace space eyelash renewed and a silken guilt a Vow re-held just great thinking

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