Sanctuary of love

As the day drifts by,
I sit alone,
lost in the land
of blackened stone.

But the air is clear,
and the sky is blue,
and it’s the glory of this place
that sees me through.

If I’m stranded knee-deep,
stuck in regret,
this is my chosen place
to toss my net.

Then I sit and wait
for my mind to lift;
a gentle breeze
allows my thoughts to shift.

My quest for answers
consumes my brain,
but sitting here stills
what my body can’t tame.

Then I forget the years
and the people I know
and allow the earth
to choose where I go.

Whispers of peace
tickle my ears,
reminding me to let go
of all of my fears.

And the day carries on
as I jump to my feet,
seeing the good
in everyone I meet.

Blessed for the time
I’ve had in this place,
a sanctuary of love
filled with grace.

© 2022 Michelle Cook

19 thoughts on “Sanctuary of love

  1. what a beautiful uplifting poem dear Michele. I love the feel and imagery your created.

    Thank god we have each other… 💖💖
    “And the day carries on
    as I jump to my feet,
    seeing the good
    in everyone I meet.”

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    1. Thank you, Cindy. My mind was so inspired, and I felt happy that I could be out on the trails today. We are definitely blessed to know one another. Thank you for stopping by. I always enjoy your positive energy and enthusiasm. 💖

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