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Blessings from Stone

"I heard an angel speak last night and he said "write" 
I looked around and a little face beamed with delight
Reclining amid thorns
Ivy his body adorns
A tiny candle burned below
Wind whistle thru the willow	
And from every rock and every stone
Came the most heavenly tone
So untouched and cold
A beauty to behold
He seemed to look towards the sky
Or was it a passing butterfly
And as my pen flew all night
He slept under the moonlight
And as the day broke over the spire
He stooped and plucked a flowery attire
Kissed the head of this lonely bard
A stone again for all who passed

By- Tahera Mannan
For Constance’s ‘Angels in Cemeteries’ contest

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  1. Date: 6/21/2011 1:11:00 PM
    Oh, this has ethereal beauty!! Congrats Tahera on your fantastic win with this very amazing write on this, gautami

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 12:46:00 PM
    Crikey, I didn't realise how many contest results I'd missed while co judging with Carolyn - please forgive hasty message - many congrats to you for all your recent wins : )

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 12:16:00 PM
    Congrats Tahera on your win ...beautiful poem.

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 5:04:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Constance's "Angels" contest Tahera. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 10:24:00 PM
    I just love how you related this so well to the beginning quote, something I failed to do with my entry. congratulations, and you are an earth girl,right?? Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 6:20:00 PM
    My congratulations on the win in the contest of constance, Tahera

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 10:59:00 AM
    this made me smile, Tahera :) I really like how your angel is so sweet :) Wonderful lovely poem you've penned here, Super congrats on your win :D

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 5:18:00 AM
    of so heavenly done, hon.. my special congrats on your superb, high win! :) huggs

  1. Date: 6/20/2011 3:58:00 AM
    wonderful poem Tahera loved the rhyme and the beauty of it ...Mubarakk

  1. Date: 6/19/2011 6:43:00 PM
    Congrats Tahera on your fantastic win in the contest with this stunning write and entry my friend.. enjoy another sweet success with luv..

  1. Date: 6/19/2011 6:27:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in my contest~~

  1. Date: 6/14/2011 10:29:00 PM
    wow, this is really nice, Tahera. I expect to see THIS on the winners' list for sure. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 6/14/2011 7:36:00 AM
    pure poetry from pages of old. This is wonderful, Tahera! Lovely work!

  1. Date: 6/14/2011 7:19:00 AM
    Nice poetic expressions , a poet lost in his muse, Tahera

  1. Date: 6/14/2011 3:11:00 AM
    Intriguing write, enjoyed the read.