POEM: Thoughts and feelings

A Ponoka News readers speaks on thoughts and feelings in this poem

Below – a poem

Poems help touch feelings and thoughts,

like ointment for a wound,

or light in darkness.

Clarity emerges or a restfulness occurs that spurs life to continue for a minute,

an hour

or a day,

an affirmation of sorts that living is possible,

beyond steep mountains

or ravines to cross,

when personal vision becomes obscured or limited,

and when energy ebbs.

It’s a waking call for the slumberer,

a vision for the despairing

and a song for the faint of heart,

and a refreshment in the noonday sun.

George Jason

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