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Stop

 

Stop… Be Still

Listen to the silence

Breathe…but hold on,

Listen for my queue

What did you say?

I am so dismayed

Please give me a sign, anything

No, stop. Dont hide away

Come here to me,

Look into me. See my pain, my hope

Listen. Do you hear my heart beating so fiercely?

Touch my hand

For you know by now

Your hands are what I crave

But wait…your ties, are they choking you?

Or are they frayed?

For I, myself, am drowning here

And my fear is intense

And in my bones I ache

For the beauty of your smile

And I would stop my world

And listen to your heart

For I know it well and hold it dear

And close to mine

Have you waited for me?

For if you would stop and

Listen, wait and look

Into my soul, you have nothing to hide

I see you so well,

I feel your fire; it burns my soul

Now stop,

Look and listen

To your heart;

For it is mine

 

 

Sharon Lynn Van Meter

Copyright 2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About sharonsharinginsights

Namaste'! I write poetry, stories, essays, reviews, editorials, screenplays, lyrics.....you get the idea! I love to write. I graduated from UI&U in Vermont, U.S. with BA in Writing and Literature with a concentration in Women's Studies. I was chosen and interviewed as local artist for my writing on local online college magazine HOWL (circa 2003). My writings have been published in several genres and I have won numerous awards for my poetry. I am desirous of having my own collection of poetry and/or other writings published in my OWN book. I am passionate about women's issues, romance, love and a great number of benevolent causes. I am pretty passionate about almost anything that is NOT mundane or boring. I write from my soul (cliche' I know). Most of my work has been published and/or copyrighted (all either or both). My goal, again, is to publish a book of poetry, short stories, a novel, novellas, another song (collaborating with someone who writes music...hello, out there?)....OK more later, and thank you for checking me out! Sharon View all posts by sharonsharinginsights

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