Searching For Peace

Photograph: Sharron R. McMillan

Photograph: Sharron R. McMillan

I longed for a place, my body to rest
to quiet my troubled mind,
I searched for someone to share my thoughts
a face that seemed patient and kind.

Through shopping centre and city park
I roamed, but all in vain;
everyone hustled and bustled by
unaware of my pain.

I searched for a church, to sit quietly
hoping for a retreat,
but every church was locked up tight
like the people in the street.

©1994 Sharron R. McMillan

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2 Responses to Searching For Peace

  1. Heather says:

    It was when the outer world rejected me that I found I was always loved, I was just looking in the wrong place.

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