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For the Longings of a Heart

Within my moon lit courtyard.
When night, is late and dark.
The raven comes to sit with me.
And tempts me to embark.

Upon a journey that entails.
The mind and hand and heart.
To walk a road, once tread before.
That can leave a dreadful mark.

But deep inside I hear the song.
And know that gentle spark.
That caresses all that lives in me.
And touches mind and heart.

So if the winds of wisdom.
Blow softly in the dark.
Then walk this road again, I might.
For the longings of a heart.

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  1. Date: 6/3/2010 9:00:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round Tom. I wish you the best in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 2:37:00 PM
    Congratulations on making it through the first round of the Poetry Soup contest with this poem. Best wishes in the finals. Karen

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 1:16:00 PM
    a very pleasant reading, and hopefully a grand journey for you! well stated; it brought back memories .... thank you, chuck

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 9:31:00 AM
    Many congrats on your featured piece. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 4:25:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week at PoetrySoup. May you have many more features Tom. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 5/2/2010 7:07:00 PM
    Beautiful...congrats JB

  1. Date: 12/30/2009 11:35:00 AM
    Beautiful!! It almost seems written out of an antique, classic book of poems! Nicely done, Tom! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 12/30/2009 10:35:00 AM
    wonderfully flowing words. in my mind i envision your words and feel how you do, exellentlly written! ------Ell

  1. Date: 12/30/2009 10:17:00 AM
    I thank you for writing and sharing your poetry with us here at PoetrySoup Tom. I offer you warm greeting for the New Year with best wishes to you on your writing endeavors in 2010 whatever they may be. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/30/2009 9:44:00 AM
    Nicely done Rhyme. Keep the creative pen flowing. Sara