Find your sanctuary



As an artist paints his picture
a dancer performs their dance
while the actor plays the role
and I have discovered the power of a word

The sky grows dark
as the seasons change
but here I feel comfort and warmth

Buildings will collapse
old issues come back to relapse
babies are born
stars are created above

Some people will be hated
others may be admired

Within my possession is the authority of a word
the power to be heard
this occurs in the sanctuary
here what is blocked
now becomes unlocked

What was hidden
surfaces to illumination

Life will always present questions
and perhaps no sufficient answers
but that's okay

The sculptor chisels
the chef prepares
the teacher instructs
I write words
we are in our sanctuary

This is the special place
to utilize our creative place

Look within yourself
with an open mind and heart
and reach out
find your sanctuary that awaits

Everyone has one

SO MAY YOU FIND YOURS
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Submitted by markl.65734 on February 07, 2023

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme XXXA XXX BBXX XA AACDD EE XXX XXXXC FF XXXX E X
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 922
Words 175
Stanzas 12
Stanza Lengths 4, 3, 4, 2, 5, 2, 3, 5, 2, 4, 1, 1

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