Elizabeth Turner

Rookie (Kentucky)

One Moment In The Land Of Peace - Poem by Elizabeth Turner

I sit alone in peace surrounded by grass and trees,
away from civilization I feel relief.

The sun beats down upon my back,
and here I pedal over the faded track.

As ticks jump upon me to suck my blood,
I don't feel pain yet I feel the flood.

The flood of happiness that drove me here,
to this field that soothes my ears.

Now I sit here upon this cement block,
it holds so many memories they never stop.

Next time I need peace I know where I shall come,
because here total destruction will never be done.


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 8, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, May 9, 2011


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