The Need for Ease

Hums of serendipity soften the fall

A snapshot of life won’t reveal it all

Souls adrift miss the beckoning call

Desperately we pretend to be believed

Feelings of desolation to be relieved


This week the event is to Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less using the word relieved. Please drop by and join the challenge at Patricia’s Place



  15 comments for “The Need for Ease

  1. 01/11/2017 at 1:23 pm


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  2. 01/12/2017 at 5:44 am

    I like this yet feel a certain sense of loss. I think it’s the last two lines.

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    • 01/12/2017 at 11:08 am

      Thank you, Jacqueline.


  3. 01/12/2017 at 7:42 pm

    I love this poem! So poignant and soulful. Thank you for linking to In other Words.

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    • 01/13/2017 at 10:29 am

      Thank you, Patricia.


  4. 01/13/2017 at 10:48 pm

    A snapshot of life won’t reveal it all. Superb!

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    • 01/13/2017 at 10:54 pm

      Thank you so much, Reena. I appreciate your very kind comment.


  5. 01/14/2017 at 10:38 am

    I really like this one! Well done!

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    • 01/14/2017 at 11:16 am

      Thank you so much. I am glad you enjoyed it.


  6. 01/17/2017 at 1:37 am

    Very evocative. I used to fear being alone. I have made peace with it as I have gotten older.


    • 01/17/2017 at 9:36 am

      Thank you for commenting.


  7. 01/18/2017 at 11:27 am

    Beautiful, I love the rhythm of it. 🙂

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  8. 02/04/2017 at 3:17 pm

    ez does
    without it
    the presence
    of the invisible

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