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THE COVENANT WITHIN by Sonja Marie Phillips-Hollie

I believe there is a hidden paradise inside of everyone…

And to find it one must dissolve into that sacred part of oneself that is aligned with love.  

Throughout my life I have been drawn to this quiet place of solitude to escape the chaos of the world. Sometimes, I go to this place seeking comfort in unconditional love. Other times I enter into it for serenity. In this place, I'm not just the poet; I am the poem.

The Covenant Within

Into this quiet place,
I fly
without wings
deep inside the catacombs
of my mind.
I find home
I find me
in this secret place
where thoughts are transformed,
where mortal and immortal merge
as I become love
and love becomes me.
I drift into a sense
 of belonging
On a journey of truth
and self discovery.
Some
may call this quiet place
A mystery,
A lucid dream.
But, I call it.....
The true covenant
Of God,
inside of me.


Sonja Marie Phillips- Hollie: I was born in the Windy City of Chicago but now reside in Texas. I have a degree in Spanish and have worked as a bilingual translator, supervisor and Data Analyst for Student Life Programs on campus. One of my life passions has been acting as a counselor and mentor for at risk high school students. I enjoy reading and writing poetry, dancing and hope to one day write my first novel. I am a blend of many different ethnicities, and embrace them all! I also have a fascination with Egypt: a theme that often appears in my poems. I'm a mother of three beautiful daughters. My hope is that my poetry touches someone’s heart, comforts the lonely, or redeems a lost soul.



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