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In the Eye of Her Own Storm....

by Sandy M. Humphrey

All she seeks
is peace
That sweet
serene
calm
She can feel
when being
Still though all
Around her
the chaos storm
Rages
thundering
To get
her attention


Like a dragon
with Fiery breath
roaring
In her direction
sparring and jabbing
to engage a reaction
Disrupting and detracting
she just closes her eyes
Picturing a piece of land
surrounded by blue water
where
fire cannot touch her
where
storms fade to sea
where
only she exists
Balanced in a moment
There is peace
as the dragon flies away


06/08/2007

Posted on 06/08/2007
Copyright © 2020 Sandy M. Humphrey

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Michelle Angelini on 06/09/07 at 02:47 AM

Oh Yes! Some days are just like that. Maybe she's surrounded by dragonflies and butterflies and sweet flowers. This is a true definition of serenity. POTD material - this has my vote.
~Chelle~

Posted by Gabriel Ricard on 06/09/07 at 04:17 AM

I've had weeks that very much resemble that first stanza. Really enjoyed this.

Posted by Gregory O'Neill on 06/09/07 at 05:33 AM

Peace has its victories no less than war, but it doesn't have as many monuments to unveil. You are right, we have to make our own. Delighted. Thanks.

Posted by Charles E Minshall on 06/10/07 at 03:18 AM

A good one for poem of the day Sandy....Charlie

Posted by Jean Mollett on 06/10/07 at 06:28 PM

Hi Sandy, This is beautiful, yet a touch of sadness. Yes, the beauty of peace and calmness. I also agree with Lori and Michelle. And the others as well. Thanks for sharing.

Posted by Quentin S Clingerman on 06/10/07 at 08:15 PM

Your message is clear, peace comes from within, not outward circumstances. Simply stated with effective symbolism.

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