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Below is the poem entitled FIREWORKS which was written by poet Cyndi MacMillan. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Exquisite, this expectation as dusk
mellows each ruffle on her robe de style*,
warm her expressions, candid, unrushed
for lake waters return that sunny smile.

A hem trails the shore with tulles of twilight,
overcome, the hush of angels almost cries   
at grace in upsweeps and poise held as night
steals her away with a sorrowed sigh.   

Dark this vista til she yields her jewels,
moonstone and topaz, citrine and ruby,
all her wisdom to forever unfurl  
in fireworks, a blaze of poetry.   

Love left its mark, Heaven is now altered
by a flourish that brightens even the stars.

*** We will miss you, Linda Marie, but your poetry, light, love of life, will continue to live on... GODSPEED....

* A Robe de style is a long gown with a wide, billowing skirt 

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  1. Date: 2/10/2014 1:51:00 PM
    I hadn't seen's beautiful, Cyndi

  1. Date: 2/1/2014 1:27:00 PM
    Im going to Fav this beauty, Cyndi. We're already missing her. Excellent!

  1. Date: 1/31/2014 9:23:00 AM
    She loved beautiful things and this is exquisite, Cyndi!! I am making myself late for school so I need to get going. I hope to remember to read your other sonnets later. This kind of modern sonnet is lovely. thanks if you have put this in my contest for LInda Marie

  1. Date: 1/26/2014 4:10:00 PM
    Aw..i have goosebumps all over..and Im going to favour this beauty..Its the closest it can get me to Our Lindamarie...I have misty eyes now..To my favs...She is flourishing and I can see that sparkle in the stars..hugs

  1. Date: 1/24/2014 5:40:00 AM
    Cyndi... beautiful....

  1. Date: 1/24/2014 4:13:00 AM
    - Beautiful!! - R.I.P. Linda-Marie - "We will miss you, Linda Marie, but your poetry, light, love of life, will continue to live on... GODSPEED....", AMEN ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)