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Angel Dust

When problems arise in life, I would turn to my family but they have passed, As I make hard decisions, heaviness weighs on me that I know will last. Often with no straight-forward answers to issues, all I can do is pray, And hope that they will be answered, using good judgement for the day. As my mother was dying, I was so lucky I found a precious pup, Her sweet love supported me during this time, filled up my cup. Looking in my pup’s eyes, I see someone I’ve known, an old soul, Helping to mend my gaping wounds, she makes me feel whole. One day my cockatiel flew out the door, certain she was forever gone, Tried for days to get Molly back, leaving her cage on the front lawn. Put flyers up on every telephone pole and notices in the newspaper, Then a call from 25 miles away, they found Molly, our great escaper. The beautiful rainbow on the horizon, the sunbeam peeking from a cloud, These seem to support and guide me, making me want to cry out loud. Deep love and emotion fills my empty heart and warms my tender skin, I know these events are helped by the angel dust, sent from my kin.
Written by Lee Ramage October 9, 2012 For Gail Doyle’s contest “Angel Dust”

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  1. Date: 3/4/2015 3:54:00 PM
    Hi, Lee, Thanks for the up-date. I will pray for her. I will also let Glenda know. bfn Love, Elaine

  1. Date: 3/3/2015 11:19:00 AM my dear are also Angel dust. You sprinkle it all over everyone who is lucky enough to come into your space. Hope you are having a wonderful vacation. See you in the spring. Oh! and thank you for your kind comments on 'A Winter Rose'. bfn Love, Elane

    Ramage Avatar Lee Ramage
    Date: 3/4/2015 9:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Elaine, just got a call, Vicki is back in hospital. Cancer has spread. She is not well. Love Lee
  1. Date: 2/13/2015 10:28:00 AM
    A touching, loving tribute to those you leaned on in the past. Good rhyming, tender sentiments, warm, genuine words.

    Ramage Avatar Lee Ramage
    Date: 3/4/2015 9:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You are too kind, but just the way I feel. Isn't that so true of my Frankie.
  1. Date: 7/26/2013 11:43:00 PM
    wow, lee, it has been a year?? Can't believe I never saw this poem that you wrote, probably about the time you stopped being active here. it's a very good one and lets me know why you may have been absent. I hope things are going well??

  1. Date: 11/4/2012 2:08:00 PM
    love this sweet write, Lee

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 9:46:00 PM
    LEE, congratulations in Gail's "Angel Dust " sweet contest... always~ PD

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 11:43:00 PM
    Many congrats dearest Lee for this excellent write and super win.

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 7:24:00 PM
    Congrats Lee on your winning poetry, hugs vie

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 3:02:00 PM
    Congratulations on your winning poem!! oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 12:58:00 PM

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 11:51:00 AM
    A super congratulations to you on your win in Gail's "ANGEL DUST" contest Lee. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 10:53:00 AM
    Beautiful thoughts. Congratulation on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 9:15:00 AM
    Beautiful piece. You deserved to win with this poem of yours friend Lee. Cheers!!

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 8:28:00 AM
    congratulations on a worthy win here Lee xx

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 1:25:00 PM
    Touching piece that displays your talent so well. Very enjoyed. Hugs n luv Michael

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 3:21:00 AM
    lovely touching write with heartfelt emotions. yes, angel dust from the kin guides us around. Good luck with the contest. Loved the read.

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 2:59:00 PM
    this is a sweet and heartfelt poem. Love about the cute pup. They really make our life abundant with love!!

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 12:14:00 AM
    We all may experience personal setbacks, but we often receive more than adequate compensation in life for them. Good write as usual.

    Ramage Avatar Lee Ramage
    Date: 10/10/2012 12:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You're very kind, thanks Robert. Lee
  1. Date: 10/9/2012 9:31:00 PM
    Your story and poem are both great and touching. Good luck on the contest.

    Ramage Avatar Lee Ramage
    Date: 10/10/2012 12:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Carol, I appreciate the comments. Lee
  1. Date: 10/9/2012 9:02:00 PM
    Stirs the emotions here Lee, yes our Aussie? cockatiels are escape artists. Yes family gone but still are near...