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Breathe, Breathe, Oh My Soul
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By Quentin Clingerman
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Breathe, Breathe, Oh My Soul

 

Breathe, breathe, oh my soul

Of wasted hours, days, months, and years

Striving for uncertain goals

Unquenched in all the striving

Teaches humility

 

Breathe, breathe, oh my soul

Strangled struggling in search of lasting peace

From within the narrow shelf of self

The lungs nearly exploding

Instructs integrity

 

Breathe, breathe, oh my soul

Sorrowful longing, looking for the greater whole

Seeking the Spirit of the great I Am that I Am

Tasting of the Bread and Wine

My soul is infinitely satisfied

 

My soul is satisfied

 

Breathe, Breathe, Oh My Soul (c)2007  Quentin Clingerman

 


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Submitted: Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 26, 2007

About the Poet
I am a retired educator. Now 85 years of age. I live in Maryland. I am the father of three ladies and thirteen grandchildren. Four grandchildren now married. I have two great grandsons, Koi Jon and Quinn Manu and a great granddaughter,Sephira Jade. Poems are an expression of how I think and feel. Variety in either case! I am the founder of WordChimes.com WC originated in February, 2000.


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