Returning to the Earth

My only shield is these words

Now that I am old

I barely remember their sounds

 

My only shield is this earth

That saves me from the skies

The men that judge from the clouds

While I rest easy in the soil

Author: Jack Bennett

Born and raised in Torquay, England. 22 years old. Teeming with thoughts that need an outlet, working a full time job at his local supermarket. Unfortunately born a poet, he will most likely suffer from this contradiction most of his life.

15 thoughts on “Returning to the Earth”

  1. Beautiful poem, Jack. Thank you for visiting and following my blog. I was struck by your about statement with your Gravatar, saying you “will most likely suffer from this contradiction of working full time at a grocery store, and having been born a poet. I wouldn’t be too sure. You have a lot to say, and a lot to offer.

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    1. Thank you! Not a worry, you have some great stuff 🙂 Thank you for your kind comment! It seems at least for the meantime I will suffer this contradiction, haha! Maybe sometime in the future that will change 🙂

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