land of rest

Land of Rest is a blog of Peter Jenks. Poems, quotes and photos are by Peter Jenks (unless otherwise noted or I miss noting an older post's photo) and are copyrighted, you are free to use these if you acknowledge their source.

This is also the site where I will be updating and listing the schedule for my radio show, Words of the Morning, which can be heard on WRFR.org on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7 am until 8 am.

Saturday, February 2, 2013

A poem in the night

Pain never heals,
  Sorrow never leaves,
     Grief is only buried deeper into the soil of our soul.
Forgiveness simply helps us to plant again in the soil
  and to allow the blooms to return
   and remind us of what we have lost.
And in the cycle of growth
   we find ourselves buried in the soil before our death.
When we see are one with those we have hurt,
   and are lost to those who never will know us,
    perhaps then we become love.



                                                     Peter Jenks

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