Musings from My Younger Self | Silent Battle

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Gentle Rage
Chandra Lynn (Age: 15)

There’s a peaceful war
a silent battle,
a gentle raging
taking place;
involved are my mind
and my heart.
I can do nothing to put it to an end.
If it ends, it ends.
Victory will be the conclusion.
Defeat will be the outcome.


This week on the blog, I will be sharing “musings from my younger self,” poetry (and maybe prose) I wrote during my teen years. Sometimes, I will comment, but if today is an indicator of the week ahead, I’ll probably just share the poem. I wrote the poem above when I was 15. If only my memory would allow me to tap into the context of the poem!

11 thoughts on “Musings from My Younger Self | Silent Battle

    • Chandra Lynn says:

      At first glance, I thought you wrote “from a youngblood.” LOL! I am often intrigued by how my mind worked back then. Even if the poem isn’t great, it’s hard for me not to appreciate the oxymoronic view of my youth. That was pretty sophisticated for a teenager! 😀

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