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Shimmering Darkness-Collab

She woke up everyday to the beckoning of death's toll. But decided to embrace life, pulling herself from the darkened hole. With a new brightness in her eyes, she lived life as partially buried gold. Never afraid of the darkness, or what the future may hold. Shimmering beneath the dirt, her beauty shall now unfold. True legacy lies hidden to reign, for a prodigy has risen from bitter cold. One example of grace goes far, farther then any story ever told. With strength that comes from deep within, that's been held from days of old. Among the majority she lived, witnessing atrocities flare. From her soul she would always give, though no one seemed to care. As the bells of sadness began to ring, she would rise above the gloom. Out of darkness and despair she would sing, with a melody that filled the room. The tears that had fallen proved as strength, to her ever-impending light. Onward traveling to any length, for what she believed was right. When darkened paths shimmer, despite the pangs of apathy, through life she will always glimmer, no matter what the tragedy.
8-30-13 -Collab with Laura Breidenthal! No, you're the best, Laura!

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  1. Date: 9/13/2013 2:05:00 PM
    Seeing the bright side when darkness surrounds is the only way to live and makes a very strong person. Wonderful write Dan and Laura, you two make a great team! Hugs to you both.

  1. Date: 9/11/2013 5:50:00 PM
    Amazing poem! Adding it to my favorites!...I can really relate to this poem. This sounds like the story of my life, or at least it reads like one of my own poems...Great team work on this one, nicely done! I am also working on a poem with another poet for the "Team Work" contest!

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 1:01:00 AM
    you guys have done wonders...amazing write...took my breath away ..The tears that had fallen proved as strength,..hats off.. .cheers !

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 9:37:00 AM
    wow! different and deep... Laura's one of the coolest poets in here... two thumbs up....Linda

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 9:37:00 AM
    by the way soup mail

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 8:24:00 PM
    <3 Dan! You're sweet! Collab anytime, my friend! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 7:39:00 PM
    Very interesting and expressive thoughts on a life

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 4:00:00 PM
    Dan you have outdone yourself, I will fav this, it is one that needs to be re-read over again, for full impact, love to you xxx

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 3:16:00 PM
    I like this write ~Nice job .

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 2:50:00 PM
    Well Dan, I fine piece of art you etched here. Life- we just never know where it will take us. Such strength & wisdom you write of.. Thanks for sharing this with all of us, and have a blessed day my friend. Lucinda

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 2:44:00 PM
    - A strong and wise woman .... overcomes all fear ... an interesting and very well written poem Dan!! - I wish you a beautiful and happy weekend !!! - oxox // f.e.f. Anne-Lise :)