Secret Place




In the secret place you knitted me
In the hidden space Im hemmed, yet free
My inner most being formed in reverence & wonder
My stature woven together in depths asunder

On the wings of dawn I am called to rise
Created in advance a predestined prize
Clothed in kindness, love and grace
A fragrance of victory an aroma traced

No condemnation, no neglect, no fear
No fleeing from your Spirit, so near
If I settle on the far side of the sea
Even there Your hand guides me

I am a jewel chiselled in careful delight
A crown of glory radiates the dark night
Forgetting what is behind and pressing ahead
As the potter with the clay a proposed pledge

In this secret place light from the darkness flares
In this sheltered dwelling shadows no longer snare
The hands of the angles wrap me in peace
Being robed in favour my sorrows are least

Salwa Samra © 2010


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About salwasamra

Salwa is the owner and creator of Poet's Room. Salwa has a passion to have Poetry rise from the ashes of days gone by to modern day reading material. Poet’s Room will offer the reader the opportunity to sit within its room, enjoy of its surroundings through words that will touch any reader. Pick and choose from Salwa's varied assortments. Poet’s Room is welcoming, intriguing, and inspiring. Take a tour, relax, contemplate and enjoy the variety of Poetry. Salwa has authored two books, a Non Fiction book - "Web of Losing Me," and "Poet's Room - Volume I." As a writer of Non-Fiction, Poetry, Creative Writings and Fiction, Salwa extends herself in many writing projects. Salwa has contributed a short story - Dreams Didgeridoo - to an Australian Anthology. Salwa is currently working on her third book - Colour Me In - a fiction story of a young lady and her forceful culture. Salwa's Lebanese culture is deep-seated in poetry and philosophy, her writings are influenced by her historic culture. Throughout Salwa's growing years her father habitually recited Arabic Poetry. Though Salwa couldn't understand most of the poetic words because they were in classic Arabic it truly did have an impact on her and her writings. The richness of the words, the depths of affluence on Salwa's cultural history, traditions, and customs, has truly reigned in Salwa to follow through in her poetic writings. Salwa commit's herself to continue in this depth from her culture, and its richness of philosophy and poetry. Her desire is to encourage the reader to think beyond what is written, to contemplate life's experiences, to long to be intrigued, and inspired, thus, Salwa finds herself writing about topics that reflect nature, emotions, sentiment, and experiences of the human body, mind, and spirit, consequently, reaching further into the culture that built in Salwa the love for poetry, the passion for writing. Salwa's Christian faith is another integral facet of her writings, being the cornerstone of her inspirations. Her study in Theology and Creation has influenced Salwa to share with her readers the beauty, diversity and challenges the world has to offer.
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2 Responses to SECRET PLACE

  1. silentfingers says:

    There is something painful yet peaceful about this. Written so so beautifully!
    Yours is a golden pen, Salwa.

  2. salwasamra says:

    Thank you, however, I see that you’re very gifted in your writings too, they hold depth.

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