Thursday, January 18, 2018

Soul Substance

©2018 Susan Noyes Anderson

The spirit finds home
inside warm flesh and bone,
taking ownership,
giving direction.
Should the formula fail, 
appetite will prevail,
driving action
without due reflection.

More blessings abound
when the nexus is found.
Spirit breathes, and
the body is whole.
Sacredness is defined
as the two are combined
in God's greatest creation:
the soul.

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Sherry Marr said...

How wonderful, Sue. I love "Sprit breathes, and the body is whole." Perfect.

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LeAnn said...

Oh Sue, this is lovely. This poem discribes the soul magnificently. It truly is God's greatest creation.
Blessings and hugs for this one!

Myrna R. said...

I like this. It's so uplifting, positive, soulful.

Susan said...

How beautifully stated! Even the problem "Should the formula fail,
appetite will prevail," is succinctly included so you can lead
up to the rousing conclusion. So true!

Sumana Roy said...

I love the idea of the body being the home of the soul. So true.

Khaya Ronkainen said...

"Spirit breathes, and the body is whole." Such harmony! Beautiful and uplifting poem.

Bekkie Sanchez said...

Wonderfully stated! I enjoyed it.

hyperCRYPTICal said...

Tis good when the body and spirit are intertwined, bringing a certain kind of contentment.
Anna :o]

Cressida de Nova said...

Amen !

Nimi Arora said...

Your poem a calming spiritual feel to it. Loved it!


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