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A Place in the Sun

flashlights of film frame you so well my friend
as if minutes massage mirrors of time
the past is past and you have passed, yet wind
still blows the beauty of your life at prime
through photographs my eyes enhance to climb
searching your scenes of art myself would spy               
of that gold glare that glamour greeted shy               
a smile that slept with grace compared to none              
your beauty kissed the earth and touched the sky               
leaving your pictures a place in the sun

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  1. Date: 9/25/2011 2:40:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Dr. Ram's "Dizain" contest Johnny. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/22/2011 5:28:00 PM
    Thank goodness we have photos and poems like this one to capture the beauty of one who's in her prime. A purely intelligent, creative and moving poem, Johnny. Congratulations on your win! Love and blessings from a fan, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/22/2011 1:48:00 PM
    Johnny I do want to congratulation you on an awesome and worthy verse. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 9/22/2011 10:50:00 AM
    Congrats Johnny with an exciting win with this dynamic poetry luv... great write...

  1. Date: 9/22/2011 6:23:00 AM
    Conmgratulations on the win in my contest, Johnny

  1. Date: 9/6/2011 9:23:00 PM
    Yes, you did ten syllable lines. I have one to post but right now I need to post a few smaller ones first and then I'll get around to posting my dizain. For lack of time, I just used an old sonnet and redid it like a dizain. many poems can be redone to fit other forms. Have you noticed that?

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 10:52:00 AM
    Johnny will so look forward to your monumental write on this movie title luv.. I am a fan of Monty and Shelly and Liz ..I have a poem on Liz called Dame Elizabeth Rothschild..her full name from the Queen of England.. to tribute her.. still luv these lines ....happy holiday weekend...

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 3:31:00 AM
    An interesting way to describe this precious friend, Johnny. It makes me want to know the story of this person who created such art!

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 1:07:00 AM
    Johnny, a very beautiful form. Thank you for sharing your poem, have yourself a nice one,..p.d.

  1. Date: 9/1/2011 10:45:00 PM
    lovely poetry Johnny ..there was a movie of same name luv and it was as dynamic as this poetry is tonight ... awesome words to create the ambiance ..

  1. Date: 9/1/2011 10:23:00 PM
    Enough to wrap me up and take me away!I wonder who inspires you to write these lovely rhymes. She must be so special!