Sky Collection
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Sky Collection

To Know Peace

A Poem

what is it really, to know Peace
odds are against knowing, if ever for sure
elusive she may be
for swords on the ground
can be picked up again
a momentary balm
on a festering fight
what is it really, to be calm
who says calm down to someone expressing,
releasing, in order to potentially heal
calm is an illusion to the onlooker anyway
a mask of strength
who can really be free of pain
there is always something —
a sensitive…

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Samantha Lazar

Poetry, fiction, and essays in celebration of being a Mom, Wife, Educator, Writer, & Lover of Life.