2 Aug

From the Heart

Louise Gibson

author of Window Wonders

Somewhere there is a place for me.

A place I have a need to be.

A new plateau, a goal to meet-

Purpose, direction, without defeat.

Oh, God, give me strength to greet each day

With a cheerful countenance,

Don’t let me sway.

Please let me focus on the issues of life

That bring joy to others-

To relieve their strife.

To have victory over the enemy called fear

The energy and stamina to persevere.

I wrote this poem seven years ago after my husband died.  I truly feel that God answered it in a remarkable way. I have written poems about every subject that my imagination has allowed, but, before I get too boring, I do believe it is time to take a break.
Sincerely, Louise Gibson

2 Responses to “Somewhere”

  1. oldthingsrnew August 2, 2013 at 9:42 am #

    Easy fix! Thanks for pointing it out.


  2. Louise Gib son August 2, 2013 at 9:25 am #

    “persevere” got misspelled in the printed copy???? In poetry spelling is so important, as words have to rhyme. If that sounds like wounded pride, I apologize, but I just couldn’t undersand how the spelling could get changed.


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