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by Eddie Edwards Draper

Too many spigots spouting off
Expounding on too many sprees-
A resting soul can only see
Calm is all we need
Calm is all we need

Yes, we all get angry
Venom's hatred doth not soothe
When vengeance takes ahold of heart
Calm is all we need
Calm is all we need

Tolerance is the watchword
The future of mankind (you see)
But why can't man in all his whim SEE
Calm is all we need
Calm is all we need


Eddie Draper is a native of the Mississippi Delta and is a regular contributor to USADS.
He now lives and works in Nashville, Tennessee, where he is a songwriter and musician.

Write Eddie at Gravel Road Music.


Poems and stories by Eddie E. Draper ~
Miss Spongy
The Shadow Of Your Breath
My First Graderís First Picture
Upon One Delta Night
Out On A Limb
Katieís Kitchen Floor
Old Ditch
Lonesome Delta Field
Peckerwood Deadning
Delta Force
My Angel Must Have Just One Wing
Horizons Of My Heart
Pianos Have Their Form Of Soul
Peace On The Road
Trees Are Made Of Doors
Oh Distant Star
Upon The Candled Night
The Worldly Light
Itís Only Life
Mississippi River ~ Queen Of My Life
Thatís All Thatís Left To Do

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