Crux

And this is the crux, the heart of the matter
even a fractured spirit can love, can feel
though the soul may be in pieces, shattered


As frayed remnants are cast off and scattered
it becomes possible for one damaged to heal
and this is the crux, the heart of the matter


Amidst all the clamoring cries and clatter
take a moment to bow, to pray and kneel
though the soul may be in pieces, shattered


In grace, there will be the clear answer
for your tragic fate is not forever sealed
and this is the crux, the heart of the matter


With vigor, embrace uplifting laughter
and understand life is not always ideal
when the soul is in pieces, shattered


When all the tears are over in the days after
fill your bright new life with hopeful zeal
for this is the crux, the heart of what matters
even though your soul was once broken, shattered

©2019 Linda Lee Lyberg

Linda Lee Lyberg is a wife, mother, artist, published poet and author. She resides in Mesa, AZ with her husband Pete (aka The Big Viking) of 23 years, and her dog, Ricky Bobby. Linda writes various forms of poetry, as well as short stories. You can read more of her works at: charmedchaos.com
and on her Amazon Author Page

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