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The Six - My Heart Sings Out

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The Six - My Heart Sings Out

To hear the surf or trill of spring’s new birds;
A cat’s soft purr or strong and stirring words;
Endearments whispered; songs so cute I grin,
My heart sings out as joy wells up within.

To see the sun fall, gorgeous on the sea;
An unexpected rainbow over me;
A moving scene; glad faces of my kin,
My heart sings out as joy wells up within.

To smell a rose; sweet lavender in bloom;
Popcorn at the movies; favorite perfume;
Aroma of Mom’s cooking once again,
My heart sings out as joy wells up within.

To taste delicious food when out to dine;
Ice cream on my tongue; a lover’s mouth on mine;
Cold drinks; desserts as chocolaty as sin,
My heart sings out as joys wells up within.

To feel a gentle rain; snowflakes on my nose;
Ocean's breeze; the tides; the sand between my toes;
Sun’s warmth; the heat of passion on my skin,
My heart sings out as joy wells up within.

To feel INSIDE me such a happy glow
It radiates to everyone I know;
The love that lets me know life is win-win,
My heart sings out as joy wells up within.


* To the judge: This is what life means to me. Sorry this is an old poem but
it is truly for me, my reason for living.

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  1. Date: 3/18/2015 6:43:00 AM
    Congrats Andrea. A wonderful and cheerful feeling I get when I read this.

  1. Date: 3/12/2015 8:14:00 PM
    Happy glows are good, congrats :)

  1. Date: 3/12/2015 8:27:00 AM
    Wow Andrea! Great cheerful bubbling write,, the way u said everything,, amazing! Congrats on big win!

  1. Date: 3/11/2015 3:39:00 PM
    Great uplifting write Andrea - this contest passed me by! Hugs Jan xxx

  1. Date: 11/14/2014 5:01:00 PM
    To read this poetry with my din-din! My heart sings out as joy wells up within!

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 6:13:00 PM
    Very discriptive and wonderfully done. cheri

  1. Date: 1/12/2012 12:51:00 PM
    Ah, I remember this one!! And you definitely got everything covered here!! Shucks I'd love to glow with you here :) Super congrats, Andrea :D hugs to you!

  1. Date: 1/12/2012 11:52:00 AM
    Ah, a golden oldie of yours that I haven't commented on. Hey, this is such an emotive, happy piece, Andrea. Congratulations on your win in Debbie's contest!

  1. Date: 1/12/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Debbie Guzzi's "Come to Your Senses" contest Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/12/2012 8:51:00 AM
    This poem so personifies "the senses". Beautiful Andrea. Congratulations

  1. Date: 1/12/2012 5:42:00 AM
    Congratulations. Love this,well done. x

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 9:45:00 PM
    CONGRATS ANDREA ON SUPER TOP TEN WIN LUV FOR EXCELLENT POETRY... IS COMPUTER WORKING OK NOW??

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 7:40:00 PM
    Congratulations! Very Good!

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 5:03:00 PM
    So beautiful that it makes me want to hum "these are a few of my favorite things" ....ala....Julie Andrews !! Love it!! Congratulations, Andrea!

  1. Date: 10/17/2010 2:35:00 PM
    Geezz Andie so good to see/hear you emoting! You gave me aBIG smile. Thanks alot a #1 for me! Congrad's Light & Love always

  1. Date: 10/16/2010 9:59:00 AM
    This is such an upbeat, uplifting poem Andrea. I feel like is zippedy do dah moment while reading this. Love Phyl

  1. Date: 9/21/2010 3:58:00 AM
    Congratulations Andrea on your win in Dane Ann's contest "Zippedy Do Dah!". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/18/2010 11:39:00 PM
    nice read,,great job in your placement peace, kurt

  1. Date: 9/18/2010 6:15:00 PM
    Congrats Andrea on your big win in the Zippedy Do Dah contest.. a great write my friend.. enjoy your sweet victory tonight with luv..

  1. Date: 9/5/2010 8:05:00 AM
    This is a wonderful entry for the contest, Andrea, so full of joy! I'm out of town but stopped by to check contest entries. Good luck in Dane Ann's! Love, Carolyn

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