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Stillness: A Poem of Waiting

Updated on December 24, 2015
stillness waits: A poem
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my soul waits in stillness

its light

a beacon in darkness.


copyright/all rights reserved Audrey Howitt 2015



Happy Holidays!

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      Audrey Howitt 13 months ago from California

      Thank you MsDora!

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      Audrey Howitt 13 months ago from California

      Thank you Nikki!

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      Audrey Howitt 13 months ago from California

      Thank you Deb!

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      Audrey Howitt 15 months ago from California

      Thank you Chitrangada!

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      Audrey Howitt 17 months ago from California

      Thank you Blond Logic!

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      Audrey Howitt 17 months ago from California

      Thank you John!

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      Faith Reaper 22 months ago from southern USA

      Don't know how I missed this thought-provoking beauty but I'm glad I found it now. Stunning image too.

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      Audrey Howitt 24 months ago from California

      Thank you brakel2 and Missy Smith!

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      ocfireflies 24 months ago from North Carolina

      Audrey,

      You have captured my present state of being. Thank You My Friend.

      Kim

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      Patricia Scott 2 years ago from sunny Florida

      Amazing....carefully chosen words that carry such power...YOU truly have a gift.

      Wishing you a lovey and very prosperous 2016.

      Angels are headed your way once again, Audrey. ps

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      FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA

      Simply serene

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      Genna East 2 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Your poetry says so much in just a few words. Breathtaking. Hope your Christmas was lovely. Happy New Year, my very talented friend. :-)

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      Mary Norton 2 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I resonate to what you've written especially nowadays.

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      Nikki Wicked 2 years ago from Louisiana

      A beautiful soul... full of light!

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      Dora Weithers 2 years ago from The Caribbean

      Sounds like a satisfied soul! It gives what it has. Admirable!

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      Deb Hirt 2 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Beautifully said, in this season of quiet and calm. I do hope that your holiday was as wistful as mine...

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      A lovely poem. Hope your holidays were merry and bright.

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      Audrey Howitt 2 years ago from California

      Hi drbj--well that is an interesting question--it could say more--I am not sure that I want it to yet--but if I were to add something, it might be te whord "hopeful"

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      Rachel L Alba 2 years ago from Every Day Cooking and Baking

      Sometimes waiting is the hardest thing to do. You made it seem beautiful.

      Have a blessed New Year.

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      Shaloo Walia 2 years ago

      beautiful lines!

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Beautiful lines! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

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      Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton

      wonderful Audrey and have a safe New Year and Holidays

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      Lori Colbo 2 years ago from Pacific Northwest

      Lovely

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      mckbirdbks 2 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Merry Christmas. Here is a toast to Beacons in the Darkness.

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      drbj and sherry 2 years ago from south Florida

      Happy Holidays to you, too, Audrey. Now tell me more. What would your second stanza say?

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      Victoria Lynn 2 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Beautiful, Audrey! I hope you're having a wonderful day and fantastic holiday season!

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      Audrey Howitt 2 years ago from California

      Thank you Surabhi!

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      Beautiful! Wishing you a Merry Christmas!

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      Peggy Woods 2 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Loved this poem of yours Audrey. You capture much meaning in few words. Merry Christmas, happy holidays and may you enjoy a wonderful peaceful new year ahead.

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      Mary Wickison 2 years ago from Brazil

      Beautifully simple, Merry Christmas to you and yours.

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      Suzette Walker 2 years ago from Taos, NM

      Beautiful, Audrey. Merry Chtistmas. Stillness is very under-rated in our culture.

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      whonunuwho 2 years ago from United States

      A beautiful soul it is my friend. Merry Christmas and happy new year. whonu

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      John Hansen 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Good use of few words to paint a picture Audrey. Happy Holidays.

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      Missy Smith 2 years ago from Florida

      simple yet beautiful! Merry Christmas!

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      Audrey Selig 2 years ago from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

      Nice poem Audrey - brief but very beautiful. Merry Christmas also. Blessings, Audrey

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      Surabhi Kaura 2 years ago

      Ah - love it! Wishing you a Merry Christmas, Audrey.

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      Audrey Howitt 2 years ago from California

      Thank you Ruby! Thank you Bill! Thank you Word!

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      Word 2 years ago from Chicago

      Very beautiful Audrey, I loved it!

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      Bill Holland 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Pax Vobiscum to you and your family, Audrey!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 2 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Your poem spoke to me, stillness lets our inner light speak to us and fill our thoughts of past memories which I cherish. Wonderful Christmas Eve Gift. Thank you..

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      Audrey Howitt 2 years ago from California

      And to you and yours RTalloni!

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      RTalloni 2 years ago from the short journey

      This speaks volumes to me at the moment, and is a reminder of important truths I hold on to. Merry Christmas to you and yours.

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      Audrey Howitt 2 years ago from California

      Thank you Manatita! I hope your holidays give you peace and joy

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      Audrey Howitt 2 years ago from California

      Thank you Kristen! Happy Holidays to you as well!

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      Kristen Howe 2 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Beautiful poem, Audrey! Seasons greetings! I love that pic too!

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      ...and seasonal Greetings to you.

      This one is very short but nonetheless still sublime. Have a great holiday and an even more promising 2016. Peace.