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Words of Inspiration

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The Waiting Room

by Ellen Herman Campbell

I, too, sit in “the company of wayward saints,”
pilgrims on a shared journey
detoured from ordinary lives to gather,
waiting to radiate broken cells
in our bodies.

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Somewhere Inside of Me

by Rona Brackett

There is a quiet place somewhere inside of me,
a quiet place painted blue or green inside.

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Survivor – Revive Yourself Tonight

by Peter M. Johnson

Tonight …
when your drowsy head
hits the double bed
and the covers reach your neck,

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Another Upside Down

by Ernest R. Shifflett

Sitting in a chair, tubes in my chest,
Can’t move much, for five hours.
Sounds boring, huh? For me now there
Is no such thing as boring.

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Bald Ego

by Belinda Toro

When we look in a mirror, we see an image,
It’s an object or a person we recognize …
Yet, we tend to ask ourselves, “What is it?”
And then we begin to analyze …

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Just for Today

by Patricia Baugh

For today I want
to feel the wind
on my face
to let my inner
child come out
and play

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Sail Away From Now

by John Kehring

Sail away from now
Steer towards what could be
Slip the mooring
Run free ...

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