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Immortal as the Earth

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Immortal as the Earth

Death - the final state of me?
Or this, my dust and bone
as part of Earth to be
transformed in time to rock or tree?

Atoms of me gathered on the wind
Scattered, ground or sprinkled
into some other kind of destiny
Organically and chemically, my
minute molecules in food chain spree
gobbled by a giraffe or a monkey
or as sound, a violin's sobbing melody ?

Part of this Earth, a new grown seashell
or - a blade of meadow grass
bowed in reverence to winds that pass
My thoughts on paper infinite to tell
Shades of immortality- my Earth- myself
Suzanne Delaney

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  1. Date: 4/16/2013 8:33:00 PM
    Dear P,S-N, SuZ,Hope this finds YOU and YOURS Healthy and High in the Spirit. You really make it hard to give a honorable comment to YOUR Pictures of POETRY. the English language does not have the Words to Write or Say to a Laureate POETESS as YOU are.This is a Favourite.I do not know what to say to express how riviting this POEM is. Superb Quill.I LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Liege...Harry - Please Read the blog I just Posted "I LOVE YOU LENORE.

  1. Date: 4/14/2013 4:26:00 PM
    Your verse it has rhythm, and many shades of subtle beauty. Glad I stopped in have a great evening Suzanne, xxx

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 4/14/2013 5:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Mystic Rose: I so appreciate yor kind words. SuZ