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Sunday, January 30, 2011

8 Methods to Soothe Raging Emotions: Music Echoes

the war has begun deep within me
a battle i wage endlessly
risen from the ashes of my fears
it rages forth with no provocation
and pummels me tirelessly
when it hits i have only one recourse
one simple weapon at my disposal


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music begins to soar through the air
a mission for the perfect song
composed to match my raging emotions
a beat--a rhythm--a vibration
to sync with the struggle that ensues
the perfect string of notes 
that ebb and flow with the tidal wave within me


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the song echoes through my body
a rampant army of notes
that sing in harmony with my inner turmoil
the beat courses through my veins
melding with the rage that wishes to consume me
and ever so slowly
pulls me back to the calm surface





i find myself as of late far from a place of relaxation and peace.  and next to impossible to conjure them up for this weeks Jingle Poetry's Poetry Potluck [Peace, Relaxation, and Spirituality].  so, in this second attempt at meeting the theme, i find myself down a twisting and winding path.  your call on whether it hits the mark...


in this state, i find myself relying on a trusted friend (music) and an old poem (Methods to Soothe Raging Emotions).  this particular poem delves a little more into the impact music has on soothing my soul...and helping me find some form of peace...as temporary as it may be.


oh, and in case you are wondering...the musical notes spell out "music echoes."

8 comments:

  1. love the music and creativity in you.
    blessings.

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  2. welcome join us tonight at Jingle Poetry Potluck, have fun!
    Thanks for the inspirations and dedications..

    Happy Writing!

    ;)

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  3. Music almost always brings a sense of peace. That's why David played the harp for Saul. Thank you for sharing.

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  4. music has amazing powers, when the raging war inside us battle for stillness...

    "the war has begun deep within me
    a battle i wage endlessly
    risen from the ashes of my fears"

    "music begins to soar through the air
    a mission for the perfect song
    composed to match my raging emotions
    a beat--a rhythm--a vibration
    to sync with the struggle that ensues
    the perfect string of notes
    that ebb and flow with the tidal wave within me"

    beautifully expressed...

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  5. The healing power of music - so well described!

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  6. That's a lovely message, about the calming side of music. Glad you have that to relax you. Well written!

    http://jessicasjapes.wordpress.com/2011/01/31/first-date/

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  7. Bravo..

    Thanx for visiting me...

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  8. Music is, indeed, very powerful. It can make one mad, it can calm one down. I'm often amazed at what music can do to my emotions.

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