I Choose

I choose

Will you choose what I choose
To choose my choice
Is not only choice of choosing
In choosing my choice

I choose, when I’m empty
Ask of love to take my hand
To fill my soul
Seek of it to embrace me
whole
Request of it to free me from
Bitter
Beseech it to release me
Enable me
To rise from
Retaliate
Bow not to avenge
Create with love a longing
A desire
A dinner
An aspiration with
Peace

Ask of peace to take my hand
Seek of peace to rescue me
From conflict
Request of peace to
Demand not
turmoil
Beseeching peace to free me
Enable me
Direct me to pastures of
Rest
Gardens of harmony
Smelling of
Comfort
Growth of
Ease
Kindness

Ask of Kindness to take my hand
Seek of kindness to save me
From cruelty
Request of kindness to
Tarnish not
Sympathy
Beseeching kindness to join
With helpfulness
Lead me to waters
needing
Fountains of timing
requiring
Kindness to kindle
joy
goodness
Patience

Ask Patience to take my hand
Seek of patience to inhabit
Enduring tolerance
Request of patience to
Blemish not
persistence
Beseeching patience to unite
With fortitude
Guide me to mountains
high
Terrains of forbearance
requiring
Patience to fire
Faithfulness
Self-control
Mercy for the masses

My choice I choose
Choose I
this choice
Echo in voice
My choice
To
Choose

The higher
The greater
The harder
The further
My choice to
Choose
I choose my choice
Chosen
above
All other
voice

Salwa Samra © 2012 

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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. www.salwasamra.com 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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One Response to I Choose

  1. silentfingers says:

    Such a beautiful post, dear one. 🙂

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