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In A Cocoon Of Idleness~

Updated on July 21, 2015
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CrisSp is your Emergency Specialist at 37 thousand feet. A writer without a niche. Wonderwoman consumed by wanderlust!

As much as you want to plan your life, it has a way of surprising you with unexpected things than what you originally planned...that's what you call God's Will. ~
As much as you want to plan your life, it has a way of surprising you with unexpected things than what you originally planned...that's what you call God's Will. ~ | Source
I stayed in perfect calmness in a cocoon of idleness...
I stayed in perfect calmness in a cocoon of idleness... | Source

Paralyzed for the moment

Laying down white sand

Bathing in a fiery waves of the sea

Blown by the violent breeze.


Through the viewless sky

I see life as a brief sojourn

My soul wanting to sign off

For death is rest and rest I seek.


Poor soul loaded with grief

Struggling to breathe warm air

For peace is sometimes elusive

Hiding beneath as I marvel.


Awaiting for the dawn of eternity

Unreflecting love, I fear no more

For ‘though I have my plans

HE ordained my fate.


I stayed in perfect calmness

And thought of a secret meeting

In the basement of my brain

Eyes wide shut in silence.


…in a cocoon of idleness.

Copyright@CrisSp-TM/12-29-13. Read me: "The heart of my soul speaks to the soul of my heart by writing." ~

© 2013 CrisSp

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Ed, so nice to see you here...happy to note you understand (not many do) this one. This is a special piece for me and I appreciate you reading and commenting. And, that song is definitely on my playlist..."When you feel my heat, look into my eyes. It’s where my demons hide...."

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      ahorseback 3 years ago

      And this woman home from the sky writes and writes beautifully ,wow I really understand this one and love it , I also love that song !.......ed

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Valleypoet: Thank you. It is always nice to see you here. I love your own interpretation and it is sincerely appreciated. Love to you from the sky~

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      Valleypoet 3 years ago

      This poem really emphasises how things very rarely go completely to plan, and how some things are simply beyond our control. It sounds like a very obvious thing to say, but I also think it is an easy thing to forget. Letting go of our partly imagined 'control' is such a liberating feeling...you have really captured that feeling here CrisSP..great poem:-))

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you Eddy. Nice of you to drop by here. See you in the next hub stop. Cheers!

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      A brilliant read and thanks for sharing. Voted up and enjoy your day.

      Eddy.

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      ignugent17: Thank you.

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      ignugent17 3 years ago

      Wonderful ! :-)

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      WriterJanis: Thank you.....peace and love.

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      teaches12345: Thank you and best wishes to you for 2014!

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Writer Fox: It s indeed, the time to reflect...thank you for reading, voting and commenting. Much appreciated.

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      craftytothe core: Thank you.

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      Janis 3 years ago from California

      Wow! This was so gripping. You are wonderful with your words.

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      Dianna Mendez 3 years ago

      I love my solitude. There's just something about being alone that brings peace to the soul. Lovely poem with profound wisdom within the lines.

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      Writer Fox 3 years ago from the wadi near the little river

      This is a lovely poem to start the New Year. Sometimes our thoughts in idleness are the best. They are the quiet moments where poems form. Enjoyed and voted up!

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      CraftytotheCore 3 years ago

      Wow that was beautiful!

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Randi: Thank you....all the best!

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      aviannovice: Deb, thank you. Happy New Year to you!

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Dear Anna, you've paid me with the highest compliment by simply coming by much more with your kind words. Thank you.

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      DDE: Thank you...happy New Year to you!

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      Randi Benlulu 3 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      Up, awesome and beautiful! Happy New Year, my friend! xo Randi

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      Deb Hirt 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      The simplest of things stated in a most powerful way. Excellent.

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      Anna Haven 3 years ago from Scotland

      This a very poignant and deep. It is my favourite of all your works and reaches out on a lot of levels.

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Brilliant writing here and so beautifully thought of.

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Dear Eddy: Thank you and I wish you the same...love from the sky.

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      vkwok: Happy New Year to you!

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      A wonderful hub and wishing you a great year ahead.

      Eddy.

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      Victor W. Kwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

      Now THIS is a poem!

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hi Janet! Happy New Year to you and thank you for reading and sharing this hub. Good wishes back at you. *hub hugs*

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hello Nadine! So nice to see you here. Thank you for gracing this page. Best wishes for the New Year!

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      grand old lady: I love how people could interpret words specially on poetry. I guess, that's the beauty of it. Well, thank you very much for dropping by. It is very much appreciated. Happy New Year to you!

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      LKMore: My pleasure...thank you for reading.

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Dear Rolly, always great to see you and thank you. You know, I always write straight from the heart...only way to do it. Stay warm my friend and best wishes for the New Year.

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hi Bill! Awesauce....I like that! Thank you sincerely for always coming by and supporting. To end this year, I am personally awarding you the most helpful and kick-ass motivator here on HP. *round of applause* May you continue to be blessed and be a blessing to others.

      Happy New Year to you and yours.

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you BlossomSB: Good wishes back at you. Happy New Year!

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Dear Faith, it is because of people like you that I am still with HP, not only I always look forward to reading your inspirational articles, I also look forward to always hear your kind and enjoyable comments. Please continue to uplift us with your gift in writing.

      Happy New Year to you and yours!

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Molly Meadows: Mary, thank you. Peace and love to you my friend and all the best for 2014.

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hi Sha, my bravewarrior! Thank you as always from the bottom of my heart. I wish you all the best for 2014. Happy hubbing, happy reading! Cheers!

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      Janet Giessl 3 years ago from Georgia country

      Beautifully written! Wishing you a happy and healthy new year!

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      Nadine May 3 years ago from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

      Thank you for your beautiful words, especially : In the basement of my brain - Eyes wide shut in silence. That will be my meditation for today. Have a great year ahead.

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      Mona Sabalones Gonzalez 3 years ago from Philippines

      The poem sounds like a woman who had an encounter with the man who sang the song. Good thing your faith saved you from his demons.

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      LKMore01 3 years ago

      The poem is lovely, deep and mysterious. Beautiful. Thank you for sharing your profound insight with us, Cris.

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      Rolly A Chabot 3 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Hi Cris my dear friend... I can say without a doubt this is one of the best I have seen come from you... right from the heart, a special heart that has so much love... Thank you for your words and yes the link I see...

      Only the best for you in the New Year...

      Hugs and much love

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      Bill Holland 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      That was beautiful Cris....or as my son says, awesauce!

      love from Oly and Happy New Year!

      bill

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      This is so well written! I love it. Wishing you a happy and peaceful 2014.

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      Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

      Dear Cris, you express so beautifully! Happy New Year lovely one and may His peace find you. Up and more and sharing. Hugs and much love, Faith Reaper

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      Molly Meadows 3 years ago

      I am there with you, Cris! I can see it in my mind. I think we all need a day of quiet reflection on the beach at the start of the new year! Up and awesome!

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      Shauna L Bowling 3 years ago from Central Florida

      Cris, this is one of your best. "Eyes wide shut in silence". I love that line. This poem makes the reader think and go over the words again and again. Love the song choice, too.

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you Lisa. My best wishes to you for the new year.

      Love from the sky~

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 3 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      AWESOME!!!!!