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Elemental Alignment

It's the essence of what we're made of.
It's right beneath us as we walk.
It's what the Creator used from up above---
to make "the walking colours that talk".

The essence of movement that kisses your face.
It can push the sea and move the trees.
Sweat on a hot day can be erased.
Breeze that's felt with grace and ease.

The burning flames put out heat.
The colours are brilliant and bright.
It's used outside when you need something to eat.
It also brings dark things to light.

It's the only thing that can quench your thirst.
It's the one thing that connects all life.
If you don't receive this you might just burst.
A lack of this clear liquid can even create strife.

We need all these elements to make the world go round.
They are the essence of creation and what makes the world sound.

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  1. Date: 9/14/2010 8:39:00 PM
    A delightful entry to the contest and congrats on your win, Brandee. I enjoyed it. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 9/4/2010 7:58:00 AM
    Many congratulations Brandee on your win in Barbara's contest >> James

  1. Date: 9/3/2010 7:23:00 AM
    Congratulations on this win for your wonderful win, Brandee

  1. Date: 9/2/2010 9:09:00 AM
    Congrats Brandee on your big win in the Elements contest... enjoy another victory for another awesome write my friend..with luv..

  1. Date: 9/2/2010 8:57:00 AM
    I thought this would be a winner, Brandee. Congratulations on your win! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/2/2010 4:35:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Brandee in Barbara Gorelick's contest "The Four Elements". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/1/2010 11:20:00 PM
    Great entry! Brandee, congratulations on your placement in the contest! Well done. I agree with Barbara's comment below....the 'wind' quatrain was splendid~Chris

  1. Date: 9/1/2010 10:11:00 PM
    Thank you so much for participating in my contest..and congrats on your success. I especially liked your WIND quatrain. BG

  1. Date: 8/20/2010 9:44:00 AM
    Beautifully written, Brandee. I love how you have given each a need to be fulfilled by its own being. Dan C ps. Thanks for your comments on my work.

  1. Date: 8/19/2010 5:31:00 PM
    a wonderful poem, I will check my contest tomorrow. And add you to my chart. Enjoyed your poem,..p.d.

  1. Date: 8/19/2010 5:27:00 PM
    Outstanding write, Brandee. Great entry. Good luck. Thanks for your comments. Ralph

  1. Date: 8/19/2010 5:03:00 PM
    lkVery nice BLrandee. Should be a winner in the contest. Thank you for your comments on my talking vegetables. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/18/2010 3:37:00 PM
    What a creative and beautifully written approach to the contest, Brandee. Wishing you success. Love, Carolyn