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Poetry On Poetry

In the deep of the night you'll find me thus
adrift in a sea of hand painted words.
Floating on empty till they fill me up
to a place where I can soar with the birds.

Skyward I travel and take in the sights.
Downward I spiral till nearly I fall.
Words are like angel's wings born in my soul.
With a pen in hand I feel ten feet tall.

When life brings me pain or fills me with joy
can't help but wrap my emotions in rhyme.
So goes the flow,the whimsical pattern.
All is remembered and given it's time.

This is my story now laid out in verse;
pages before me so ragged but pure.
Dream woven downpour streams into my heart.
Life's the affliction,poetry's the cure.

for contest"Poetry about poetry"
written Wednesday January 9th, 2013

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  1. Date: 1/26/2013 12:43:00 PM
    congrats on your wonderful win! this poem is great and i love the last line...

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 1:07:00 PM
    Congrats on your great win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 7:25:00 AM
    Congratulations on your top win my dear friend, Deb! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 7:18:00 PM
    ohhh love the last ties the poem together so well. Congrats on your win !!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 7:07:00 PM
    congrats :-) SKAT

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 4:01:00 PM
    Way to go Deb, excellent win!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 2:57:00 PM
    Congratulations! A well deserved first place!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 1:43:00 PM
    Love your conclusion, Deb :-) Congratulations on your win. Love, Su

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:43:00 AM
    Nicely done, Deb! I can relate to this verse. Congrats on your win in Russell's contest! Ruben.

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:34:00 AM
    Yes a true life line! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 10:51:00 AM
    Congratulations on your top spot Debs xx

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 9:06:00 AM
    Lovely write and images about your poetic thoughts Deb!

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 5:46:00 PM
    This is quite lovely and I'm sure many, like myself can relate. Poetry has been a way to let emotions flow, if not a cure, a help indeed. Enjoyed your poem...heartfelt !! Good luck to you !!

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 12:12:00 PM
    Good to read you again Deb, life is good. I enjoyed stopping by your nice poetry this afternoon.

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 3:07:00 AM
    Very well done Deb, hope you will win ! - Good Luck !!!!!- oxox // Anne-Lise :)