Mary Elizabeth Sharma


Spirit Walking - Poem by Mary Elizabeth Sharma

Today
my heart was heavy
my soul down trodden
the weight of things
I've piled onto self

I tried to put on a smile
I tried to push away the pain
I tried to ignore it all

But for naught...

Spirit dimmed,
I disconnected!

I put down my burden
I turned off my phone

I took my body walking, but invited my spirit along

Wind playing in my hair
Sun shining down on me
Birds racing in blue sky overhead
And flowers blooming as far as I could see

I saw, I felt, I knew, that life goes on...

That burdens can be set down
and the world doesn't come crashing at your feet

I took my body walking, but it was my spirit taking me home


Comments about Spirit Walking by Mary Elizabeth Sharma

  • Neela Nath Das (4/12/2012 11:51:00 PM)


    If only spirit walks, your life will walk.Nice poem! (Report) Reply

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  • Romeo Della Valle (4/12/2012 11:39:00 PM)


    WELCOME to the Poetry World! What an elegant and impressive entrance into the Poetry World with this well penned and poignant write! Congratulations! Your potential is clearly seen in this amazing and touching write! 10+++ Thank you for sharing and keep it up! God Bless You Mary! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 12, 2012



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