Almost peace

Almost peace.

Almost.

In this place

where my heart stills

my breathing slows

and I soak up the sights

and smells

and sounds

of the Lakeland evening sun.

Yet even here

my mind still speaks over itself

as the voices argue and confuse;

an ever exhausting cacophony.

At least here the noise inside is muted

quieter

knowing I’m in the space

that helps me feel free

calm

relaxed

Me.

So in this peaceful place

I almost find that peace

almost.

One day I know

the voices will stop

and I will be still

in every possible way

and finally

at peace.

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