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In Poetry

For whatever reason we write
Bright of day dark of night

The salty taste of a single tear
The love of one we hold so dear

The ever-changing cycle of seasons
Friends lost for various reasons

The ups, downs, highs and lows
The oh my God here she goes

The, I love her and she loves him
The shadow with an evil grin

The load that is too great to bear
Those who do and do not care

I have pondered the reason why
Poets share the tears they cry

Poets share their brightest days
Poets share their darkest ways

Poets offer their hearts and souls
All their failures and all their goals

Poets just like you and I
Feathers falling from the sky

Floating softly to the ground
We take our voice and write it down

Write it down for the world to see
The answers are found in poetry

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  1. Date: 1/9/2010 1:50:00 AM
    Hi there, congrats on being featured ...I love this look at the "poet"...hope you are well..I know you must be busy. How is school going? Miss you. BG

  1. Date: 1/9/2010 1:24:00 AM
    Beautiful and true poem. Poets - we come in all shapes and sizes. Thanks for sharing. Congrats on being featured.

  1. Date: 1/7/2010 3:01:00 AM
    imagine a world without poets. many would die not knowing the beauty of life and love. happy new year!

  1. Date: 1/5/2010 12:05:00 PM
    Hi, Mike. Congrats on this selection. You've nailed poetry. Love, daver

  1. Date: 1/5/2010 9:05:00 AM
    Many congratulations on your fine poetry being featured this week Michael > wonderful piece, Happy New Year to you >> James

  1. Date: 1/4/2010 8:17:00 PM
    A real beautiful poem, inspiring, well written and rhymed. A joy to read. Congrats on your poem being featured this week. Well deserved. Happy new year! Caroline.

  1. Date: 1/4/2010 12:29:00 AM
    Congrats on your feature this week Michael.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 5/3/2009 2:37:00 PM
    Two great entries Michael, best of luck in the next round...Raul

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 8:02:00 AM
    Michael, congratulations on your two poems making it into the semi finals. Wishing you the best of luck in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/1/2009 8:43:00 PM
    My dear Michael, Feathers falling from the sky. Oh! how I love this metaphor of a poet. As you know, dear Michael, all your poetry always touches my heart. Best wishes to you in the finals. Your friend, lainie

  1. Date: 3/31/2009 11:41:00 AM
    I'm so glad this made the firs round cut Michael! I love this poem! Good Luck! (hope you are doing well my Friend!) ~Trudy~

  1. Date: 3/30/2009 3:19:00 PM
    Congratulations on having two poems selected for the finals. Well done and best wishes for the final round. Love Heidie

  1. Date: 10/3/2008 7:17:00 AM
    This poem is so beautiful. You are so talented. I have read all of your poetry and it all moved me. I really admire how you have overcome adversity and keep your head held up. Its hard to do. Life goes on and we yank ourselves up by the boot straps and keep going. A fellow poet who has felt pain.

  1. Date: 10/1/2008 9:36:00 AM
    I am the editor of the Blue Fog Journal – an international poetry journal. This Couplet poem caught my eye. It is impressive. Hence, I encourage you to submit it to the Blue Fog Journal. This is a very rare “by invitation” request. If you are interested please add “Submitted at the request of Blue Fog Editor Ed Coet” in the subject line after the title of the poem. Here is the link: Best wishes, ED

  1. Date: 9/28/2008 3:40:00 PM
    wow michael, I have no words for how amazing this write was you have said this beautifully and it's just amazing. I'm so glad I read this. ~Michaela~

  1. Date: 9/24/2008 10:57:00 AM
    HERE HERE the Master of words has spoken the best youv'e ever done! I love this poem it flows and hits all the subject matter we poets think of ! EXCELLENT laura :O)

  1. Date: 9/22/2008 3:54:00 PM
    Hello Mike, I really like this rhyming couplet poem. One may find a lot of golden nuggets in each line. I like the flow of each from beginning to end and the message each contains. I can see wonderful images also. Great job! ~Joseph

  1. Date: 9/21/2008 11:32:00 PM
    Sorry about my senior moment Michael.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome observations on my postings

  1. Date: 9/21/2008 4:28:00 PM
    Hello Dear Michael I love your sentiments within this couplet write. They are all so beautiful and just fill my heart with such understanding and love for what we as poets feel in our daily lives. Together we put our feelings out there to be read and embraced by all. When we touch just one, we have made our efforts at writing complete. Keep writing my friend, I for one can't get enough of your beautiful heart, mind and soul, very real and true. Blessings to you/yours. Love Light Truth Patty

  1. Date: 9/21/2008 3:41:00 PM
    This was amazingly wellwritten. I love it. It is so true. I like the part "The salty taste of a single tear The love of one we hold so dear The ever-changing cycle of seasons Friends lost for various reasons" Well done. This was an awesome write. Keep writing --Cassidy