come home to harbor

Lillian is serving up quadrilles at the dVerse poets pub tonight!

 

may home be calm harbor

where load is lighter, not harder

welcome all with warmest ardor

share from heart’s generous larder

offer love a safe haven to anchor

retreat from world’s loud rancor

into shelter of peaceful arbor

make our home a restful harbor

 

 

24 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Bodhirose
    Sep 26, 2018 @ 09:57:54

    All homes should be that calm harbor where we feel safe and secure. Love this, Lynn. xo

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  2. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
    Sep 25, 2018 @ 14:41:55

    The rhymes make me happy… so does the end of a peaceful home

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  3. sanaarizvi
    Sep 25, 2018 @ 13:39:08

    Amen! ❤ Such a sweet and prayerful voice in this, Lynn 😊

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  4. lillian
    Sep 25, 2018 @ 07:09:56

    “Make our home a resful harbor.” I do believe you could market that line….it’s a keeper! A prayer – a way to live – a way to bring up our children so they know they are always welcome and loved. Beautiful!

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  5. anmol(alias HA)
    Sep 25, 2018 @ 04:32:37

    Your rhymes are delightful — home being a calm harbour is a resonant thought. I really liked how positive and uplifting your verse is.
    -HA

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  6. kim881
    Sep 25, 2018 @ 02:58:18

    I like the ‘or/er’ sounds that echo at and punctuate the end of each line, emphasising the peace and comfort of home.

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  7. Singledust
    Sep 25, 2018 @ 02:23:42

    beautiful rhymes and a beautiful wish – all homes no matter big or small should give us this feeling

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  8. kanzensakura
    Sep 24, 2018 @ 21:06:31

    Live the rhymes Lynn! Yes. Home should be a safe and restful harbor

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  9. rothpoetry
    Sep 24, 2018 @ 20:31:50

    Very interesting take on the prompt. I agree home is the place to find a harbor for all. I liked the end word rhymes…. a neat idea!

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  10. Grace
    Sep 24, 2018 @ 19:31:29

    Love the end-rhymes and ending line is a prayer: make our home a restful harbor

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  11. katiemiafrederick
    Sep 24, 2018 @ 17:56:59

    Hmm.. A Quick Visit to dVerse Long Enough For Sweet
    Sixteen And JusT beFore i Shut the Computer off for
    Gym Time Next.. once again i See Lynn SMiLinG At
    The Very End NoW at
    Number
    27..
    perHaps
    i’LL get
    back for the
    ‘tween of that
    And perhaps i won’t
    but Never the less
    A Lynn Place
    aLWays
    Seems
    Like A Harbor For
    Friend for tHere Is No
    Harbor Greater Than FriEnd
    For FriEnd is God when two
    or More Folks coMe toGeTHeR As FriEnd And reAlly That’s All
    i Need to kNow beFore i could even sPeak at age 4 for i fELt thiS
    God (LOVE)
    Then
    iNGrasp
    of MOTHeR’S
    Touch and
    Other
    Friends
    i Reached Out to: For Free From:
    NoT aLL Hugs Were reTurned For
    It’s True mY FriEnd Some Folks See A Smaller God Harbor Than me As You..:)

    Reply

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