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The Weaver

Her fingers are as thin as lace
Her eyes a milky blue
A web of hair surrounds her face
Her aim is strong and true
She lifts the thread up expertly
And now a life begins
She has no map to look upon
The loom not marked nor pinned
She pulls new colors from the shelf
Pink for love, red for hate
The pattern twists around itself
A patterned, tangled fate
The blanket sets itself aright
The weaver adds new string
The colors briefly faced to white
As Life encounters a ring
Brighter patterns come to play
As baby colors light the loom
The weaver starts to add some gray
As the blanket gathers gloom
One short line is colored black
Another soul has fled
The finished life laid on the rack,
The Weaver cuts the thread

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  1. Date: 3/9/2011 6:51:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one of PoetrySoup's contest. The best to you in the finals Rosie. Love Carol

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 12:49:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Rosie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/14/2011 12:07:00 PM
    What a wonderful image you have woven many congrats on your feature this week rgds Janette

  1. Date: 8/18/2010 11:42:00 AM
    Congrats on having your poem being featured on the Poetry Soup home page this week. Please keep your creative caps on, let your poetry pen keep painting your poetry pads with colors of creativity. Thanks for sharing this with us and have a wonderful week ahead. Love always, Adeleke

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 10:31:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Rosie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 9:13:00 AM
    what a delight to read this piece of work. I love indulging in metaphorical poetry. So refreshing. Thank you for that

  1. Date: 6/18/2010 5:55:00 PM
    Such an exquisite poem to start my reading this evening. A perfect poetic submission. Excellent write. A. W. Nutter