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Author Name: Freesymmer 5 Comments
Date Added: April 30, 2013 10:04:08 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Category: Inspirational Add To Favorites | Text Only
After The Storm
After the Storm      
Copyright@Sheryl Hayes2011

I question things that happen to me
Hard to accept the reality.....
of waiting for a "time" to greet me
where I finally feel happiness

Others don't know the real feelings behind
This beautiful face and bright big smile
It's just a mask to cover a pain
Of someone who is longing...

For someone other than myself
To give a hand and just reach out
To bring others comfort as I do
to an open heart  in need

People say that I am brave
That I inspire, That I'm  strong
Cause no matter how hard things get
A  brighter side moves me along

When they ask, how can it be
That I am calm through stormy seas
I just reflect and think to myself
without pain-It wouldn't be me

After the rain and bold black clouds
and the tears that fall- no one knows
I just smile silently and say to them
After storms comes a colorful rainbow
Author's Notes:
To a friend who inspires others to stay strong, cause your time will come,
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Comment By: PremiumLindaM on May 1, 2013 06:43:28 AM Report

Lovely poem with an inspiring message.


Comment By: PremiumBlake Hightdudis on April 30, 2013 10:30:34 AM Report

I loved this, so very true.

Comment By: PremiumDan J. Mazurek on October 24, 2011 05:16:44 PM Report

And Sheri  your poems are creatives pot of gold.


The air can be a little thin floating up in the clouds.

 Good to see that the old silver lining is still around.

Comment By: FreeLinda Jo on September 19, 2011 06:37:49 PM Report
living through mighty storms seems to brace you for the next...yes, those storms make you stronger, give you more courage, and enough compassion to give comfort to others in need. well said...beautiful words that show your wisdom.  ♥
Comment By: FreeHenry M. on September 19, 2011 12:01:59 PM Report
Sheri, this i a wonderfully uplifting poem, it's as if you peeked into my lfe and wrote this for me. Thanks for this.   Hugs,   Henry


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