A Chapter by Debbie Barry

A poem of coming to peace.




August 10, 1988

I have found strength.
I now have control
Over my feelings.
I am pleased with my control,
But I will not take it for granted.
I am reconciled
To a life without his love.
I have realized
That he cannot love me.
This knowledge
Gives me my strength.
I am happy.
I am contented.
I am at peace.

© 2017 Debbie Barry

Author's Note

Debbie Barry
I wrote this when I was 19. Initial reactions appreciated.

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Wise words from a strong lady who is at peace with her mind,body and soul.

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Cyber Chic

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That's good to know.
Debbie Barry

1 Week Ago

Thank you so much.
Cyber Chic

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You're very welcome 😊

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Added on November 8, 2017
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Debbie Barry
Debbie Barry

Clarkston, MI

I live with my husband in southeastern Michigan with our two cats, Mister and Goblin. We enjoy exploring history through French and Indian War re-enactment and through medieval re-enactment in the So.. more..