Margaret Alice Second

Gold Star - 16,742 Points (24 January 1961 / South Africa)

Sweet Repose - Poem by Margaret Alice Second

Everything served as stepping stones, I am not
grieving as the end appeared to be a new be-
ginning; a higher flight, more enchanting delight,
no fear at all, this deep dream unique cannot let
me fall as the silver chord and golden thread
weave in patterns of meaning eluding me still,
but beckoning more beautiful then ever before,
a masterful voice uttering words so choice, my
soul responds, my heart rejoice, my mind be-
calmed makes me see the sweet repose that
used to seem completely out of reach: if it is
there, if it is calling; I can follow because
I know where the doorway is….

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 24, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, January 2, 2012

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