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Helped You Fly

I held your face and caught your tears..
On my fingertips they balanced and disappeared..
Swallowed your sadness with an open mouth..
Lifted grief away and showed what love is about..
Took a dream and gave you the starring role..
A place to run and play and feed your soul..
Now your free to dream your own..
Just remember me, your never alone..

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  1. Date: 2/24/2011 11:06:00 AM
    " lifted grief away and showed what love is about" there is power in those words to me

  1. Date: 2/24/2011 9:58:00 AM
    Congratulations Michael, on your well deserved win for your poem in Debbie Guzzi's contest "Anything Goes". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/15/2011 11:45:00 AM
    How beautiful, Michael! You were always there for her and still are even now that she is on her own. Congratulations on your win in Deb's contest! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/15/2011 1:41:00 AM
    Beautiful, Michael. Congrat's on your WIN! Lainie

  1. Date: 2/14/2011 10:36:00 PM
    enchanted am i, michael.. applause from my gallery! CONGRATS..:) hugs, nette

  1. Date: 2/14/2011 8:33:00 PM
    Im proud to share 10th with you..wonderful, loving piece. BG

  1. Date: 2/14/2011 8:18:00 PM
    Michael, congratulations to you on winning in Debbie's contest with this entry. It has both good descriptiveness and rhyming.

  1. Date: 2/14/2011 8:10:00 PM
    Super Congrats to my White Knight on an amazing win in Debbie's contest with this brilliant beauty luv.. hope u had a spectacular Happy Valentine's Day with lots and lots of luv.. Jersey Girl still in LUV mode..

  1. Date: 2/14/2011 8:02:00 PM
    Wow. Many congrats

  1. Date: 2/14/2011 6:40:00 PM
    Congratulations Michael. Love,Joyce

  1. Date: 2/11/2011 5:42:00 PM
    very lovely Mike, just a heads up it's rhyme tears/ disappeared .....mouth/about..role/soul..own/alone, this type of rhyme is called slip rhyme or half rhyme/ it could also be put as Couplet form which is a type of rhyme just change the form label please with sugar. Light & love

  1. Date: 1/15/2011 1:31:00 PM
    Wonderful, this sure deserves a 7!!

  1. Date: 1/8/2011 11:22:00 AM
    Oh my god just beautifully written I enjoyed reading this poem this inspires me to work harder on my crafte take care Michael my new friend.

  1. Date: 1/6/2011 5:19:00 AM
    This is so beautiful, Michael, I lost my child, he never saw the sky, but what you describe is something I wish so much, to have experienced, just lovely~~

  1. Date: 1/5/2011 6:32:00 AM
    A beautiful write, also a testimony of being proud of how a person has grown with your assistance and the joy of letting them go with the knowledge that you will always be a part of each other's lives.. Okay that's just me reading a little deeper than what you probably intended.. Awesome piece, love Wilma

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 4:19:00 PM
    Lovely romantic lines of emotional tenderness Michael... a special piece with sincerity of heart my friend... always enjoy your entertaining writes to lift my soul..wiht luv.. Jersey Girl always and forever luv..

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 12:43:00 PM
    I think I need to find that one certain some one who is going to help me fly. I love your 3rd line,,, very deep in ex- amount of words.. Well done Michael.. p.d.

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 10:33:00 AM
    in praise of compassion and emotional connection, michael... deeply shining treasure of a piece! :) nette