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NOTHING by Lorraine Roe

Well, I think it's important to let poetry speak for itself…

That's its beauty. However, this poem arose out of a time of struggle with over scheduling and proving something.

Nothing
 by Lorraine Roe

Strangely, I feel I’ve run out of things to say about most things
There is a nothing that hovers
I believe in hard work, faith, miracles, humor
And yet, there is also a vacuum 
When all grinds to a halt, an ending of sorts
There will either be entropy 
Or a simple work stoppage
That happens of it’s own volition
Not because of some decision 
But because of nature taking its course
And underlying need for quiet and stillness
When nothing must be enough
Or perhaps not
But even if you don’t feel nothing is enough
It still is nothing
Waiting
For you



Lorraine Roe: I've slowly learned to love women's intuition. I teach boundary setting and self care to other women and try to live by it myself. I'm a former reporter, an author, mom, wife, and motorcycle rider. I'm slightly afraid of "nothingness" but I'm learning to make peace with it. You can find me on my blog, or connect with me on Facebook here. 





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