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A Shaft of Light

The overcast sky, the drizzling rain,
the weather dictates my mood again.

Grey and black clouds block the sun.
A dismal morning has begun.

A break in the gloom is what we need
as through the clouds a shaft of light bleeds.

One small ray brings a lift to the heart.
I hold my breath ... and watch the clouds part.

~~~ 09/02/2013~~~
for Seren Roberts Shaft of Light contest

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  1. Date: 3/7/2013 11:33:00 PM
    Thank you Francine for my placement in your contest. It was a fun one to write for. This is lovely. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 9:32:00 PM
    Francine, stopping by to enjoy all of Seren's "Shaft of light " winners.. Congratulations with your awesome poem. xox~ PD

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 3:53:00 PM
    Congrats on your fine win, Francine. tell me about your cat. How old is she/he and what kind do you have? I just adore a good cat!! I can't believe I finally found such a good one after the last two that I had! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 12:41:00 PM
    Francine, congratulations on your win in Seren’s contest!

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 12:39:00 PM
    Another lovely poem! Congratulations on your win, Francine!

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 8:46:00 AM
    It's intresting how light has such an impact on mood. Congrats.

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 7:10:00 AM
    beautiful write Francine...congrats on your win

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 3:19:00 AM
    an amazing write...congratulations...

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 3:13:00 AM
    Well done Francine, and thank you....Seren

  1. Date: 2/16/2013 10:11:00 PM
    It's always so good to see the sun peek through the clouds after a long rain. Enjoyed your poem and congratulations !!

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 8:11:00 PM
    Great entry.

  1. Date: 2/10/2013 11:13:00 PM
    Yes, I did mine on a break from gloom as well. Well done, Francine. An uplifting poem.

  1. Date: 2/10/2013 11:29:00 AM
    Lovely poem!

  1. Date: 2/10/2013 6:09:00 AM
    very nice poem

  1. Date: 2/9/2013 9:30:00 PM
    I like! Nice rhymes..I have no idea what to do with this contest.BG

  1. Date: 2/9/2013 7:44:00 PM
    A wonderful write, Francine! Best wishes in the contest! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 2/9/2013 4:25:00 PM
    This is a tremendous and enlightening write my friend! I love how you brought the shaft of line into your gloomy day! A very delightful piece, Great Work!!