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Soup Tribute

Thanks for letting me have a peek in to your heart and soul
For being the one who let it all flow
The poetic river,which leads out to the great sea of Soup writers
All the things you reveal..for me to learn and consume

You have shown me how to write in the present moment
Purified spirits,darkened souls
We all gather in this mayhem,cleansed from troubled times
Sometimes unleashes desires and lust,forbidden thoughts and acts

Entwine my soul around your spirit
Breathe and grow into eachother we do
Scattered emotions brought together
Heartfelt,purified,healed by the unity
The sencere feeling of belonging
Humble words,Big world

9th Desember 2011

Love my time here at the soup.Needed to write these words:)


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  1. Date: 7/18/2012 12:34:00 PM
    Hi Arild just passing by and this caught my eye, I agree with your words, poetry soup has allowed me to meet people like you who inspire with their words, and make friends though I have never met anyone I feel a bond with all, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 3/18/2012 9:52:00 PM !!!! Forgot about this one.. Arlid, i just want you to know...that Janitor comment was a cute thought... ha ha.. you know the janitor always knows everthing... and you are one of the funnest poets you come with an uplifting spirit,,, and i like what MJF.. did in that poem,, and if for some reason,, soup was a high school... you better be there.. .. have yourself a good night~ always*PD

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 6:28:00 PM
    Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 5:33:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win with your kind words for Soup and poets. Nice to see your name among the winners. Thank you for your comment on my win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 3:00:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading and congratulations on the winning spot Arild..)

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 1:33:00 PM
    congrats Arild on a super win for a souper write on PS luv.. amazing treasure.. thankxx for your sweet comments too...

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 5:54:00 AM
    Congratulations for your win in P.D.'s get well soup contest Arild. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 2:29:00 AM
    Congratulations Arild a very enjoyable read, well done. xx

  1. Date: 3/12/2012 11:14:00 PM
    ARLID., , Congratulations! with your wonderful soup poem. I'm feeling much better now. LOL... except the folks around me. I got Nate and my granddaughter sick. SHAME ON ME! THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING my contest ;-) I much enjoyed your entry, ~ always*PD

  1. Date: 1/25/2012 4:42:00 AM
    Hi Arild, just browsing through your poems, i do like this, this wonderful tribute could stand alone as a mission statement for us all. harry

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 9:20:00 PM
    Dear Arild, I can feel the sincerity of YOUR Beautiful Tribute to the SOUP I Thank-YOU for Penning This Masterpiece I would Like to Welcome YOU to Our SOUP Family YOU have been with us for 2 Months now I also THANK-YOU for YOUR Gracious Comment on My POEM "Welcome" LOVE ALWAYS and FOREVER, YOUR Liege...HG

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 2:18:00 AM
    An interesting poem. when i saw the title is was thinking of some warm soup to heal the soul. i guess the poems here can do like wise. Take care and keep writing and reading. Jancarl

  1. Date: 1/10/2012 3:14:00 PM
    Hi Arild! I really like the ideas you bring up in this piece. I hope that I will get just as much out of this site as you have! I look forward to reading as much poetry as I can & hope to be inspired to write some of my own:) Thank you for your kind words too!

  1. Date: 1/10/2012 6:04:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your poetry this morning Arild. I hope to be able to read a lot more of your writing in this new year 2012. Love, Carol

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    Date: 1/10/2012 3:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    eh..sorry Carol.Andrea was jumping and bouncing while I was typing..,lol
    Ertsland Avatar Arild Andresen Ertsland
    Date: 1/10/2012 3:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    intoxicating,addictive,madness,happieness,sorrows..its an emotional place to be,and its good for the soul:) Im so glad I found this place,must be sent from heaven.Just in time to keep my sainty:-) Thanks for always be around Andrea.Love,Arild
  1. Date: 1/9/2012 10:49:00 PM
    LOTS of emotions you encounter here, Arild. It's intoxicating, isn't it, my friend? I'm glad you came here!!

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 10:10:00 PM
    Hi... Arlid... first i want to thank you for the support on my blog... next I just want you to know..I'm back to my happy and dandy skipping to my lou... and I'm so glad, you are enjoying the soup for me... he he he... Believe me 90% of the poets here are awesome... especially NIKKO.. can't help but to praise her heart...anyways~ entwined our souls, big world..yup yup yup.... have a great night,..always your p.d.

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 6:07:00 PM
    aawwww, this is so sweet, I can feel you Arild. What a lovely emotions you keep. Thank you for the love and joy that you bring too.always

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 5:28:00 PM
    Great one..It is good to be a part of this community of great writers..I am glad that I got to know you and your works..Your presence at my work was uplifting..Sara

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 4:04:00 PM
    Awww! This is a beautiful tribute to PS, Astrid. You've captured well, the essence of Soup in this little verse! Thank you. Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 3:34:00 PM
    been here over three years. and have found great friends. also had to experience my greatest loss with my friends here. stuff i could'nt tell anyone here where i live. i must have made many a tear to fall with my grief. but in the end it healed me. and when you need it; it will heal you too. john