Sometimes – a poem by Mare

 

sometimes

in the middle of the night

slumber’s sweetness eludes me

and I fight off the spears of angst.

I turn to words that fall

snowflakes from a cold place of thoughts

within to fend off the pointed critic

of doom and despair.

the snowflakes spin out from my psyche

so fast yet shift

to rain a storm to sweep away the debris

of sorrow and

shadow voice.

i love my tears and ponder

whether each tear is as unique as

a snowflake flavored by sadness over

words twisted askew and wounds

beyond the ages.

these tears taste sweet

so sweet that I can rest my head in them

and return to that place of dream’s healing

abode and kindness of a warm comforter

imbued with love.

11/25/11

Baltimore

mare

 

[note – i have added the “—” since WordPress keeps on dropping the empty lines and compressing the poem into one long one with no breaks… the  ellipses are to show there is a break there… sigh…]

About Mare Cromwell

Referred to as “The Voice of Earth Mother” by a gifted Shoshone elder, Mare Cromwell is a multi-award-winning author, Medicine woman/Lightworker and healer. She has also been told by another gifted elder that her work with Earth Mother is in the prophecies. Her books include: "The Great Mother Bible"; "Messages from Mother.... Earth Mother"; and "If I gave you God’s phone number.... Searching for Spirituality in America". She has studied with Native American teachers for twenty-one years and sat on the World Council for Wisdom Gatherings for three years. Mare leads workshops on our Sacred Planet-Earth Mother, Womb Wisdom and Sacred Silliness and more. She is the visionary and producer of the 1000 Goddesses Gathering in Washington DC. Mare loves to be involved in Ceremony. She is also a former worm herder. She calls Western Maryland home. www.marecromwell.com
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3 Responses to Sometimes – a poem by Mare

  1. Janet Kendall Polk says:

    As always Mare I find your words at exactly the right time – thank you again for touching my heart with light and love.

  2. Oh, Janet, that gives my heart joy to read your comment… so glad that you found the poem one that could touch you in this time and place in your life.
    blessings! xoxo m

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