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Winter Wings

~FALLING, without winter wings~

My mind sometimes goes there, somewhere, nowhere,
amongst the shooting shining stars, floating like in a womb, yet not afraid,
free falling flakes, weightless – wondering why, where
from the highest branch I lost my grip gasping, grasping
and tumbling hopelessly DOWN AND DOWN DEEP… into the unknown

DOWN AND DOWN DEEP, I allowed myself to fall like a raindrop,
landing a little like winter, holding my breath, above the mountaintop,
a tremble brought about by the breeze, losing myself completely,
Wandering in welters of wasted words, into the fire of all my torrid tears,
I slip into despair into the cold, a chilling fall, after LETTING GO…

LETTING GO was the hard part, the horrid heartbreak, it always will be.
We had climbed so high, so high we had to come down
and as we stumbled we slipped we slid, slowly away from one another
because we had lost ourselves, our own identities.
My journey now must be to like -- LOVE MYSELF AGAIN.

LOVE MYSELF AGAIN, a never-ending task.
Holding on to what was and always will be a falling star.
Wishing, the wind would lift us up and put us back were we belong.
Sinking, dipping, dropping, and drowning with the sea,
A path I seek when I find myself losing grip of reality.

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  1. Date: 7/14/2014 7:20:00 AM
    PD/Linda: Your facility with words astonishes me. This is masterfully composed—a stellar collaboration. "Wandering in welters of wasted words" would make Gerard Manley Hopkins proud. Wonderful!

  1. Date: 7/12/2014 9:17:00 PM
    Hello my ever dearest sis! Stoppin by to enjoy once again the perfect harmony of this poem. Loving much every line especially, Wishing the wind would lift us up and put us back... Hugging tightly this amazing collab poem once again. TYSM! Hugging you lovingly tight too my dearest sis. Hope things are gettin better now. Cheering u up. Miss & love u much. Have a blessed wkend to u & your family! <3foreversis-bff, Leonora

  1. Date: 5/25/2014 2:25:00 PM
    PD This is so deeply moving and powerful. Look way down inside and you will find yourself and all you are made of. Thank you for the great comment on my Beauty poem.

  1. Date: 9/20/2013 3:46:00 PM
    This poem has a very surreal feeling to it. I can relate to the feelings of losing grip of reality and trying to love myself everyday. Which sometimes feels impossible to do...I really loved this poem, Linda, it is very deep and soulful. Excellent work!...Thank you for the nice comments, my friend! :)

  1. Date: 6/23/2013 4:09:00 PM
    I really love this poem, Excellent collaboration!

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 8:38:00 AM
    What was and will always be a shooting star lifts me right out of my body. This poem is amazing and I am lucky to have started my day by reading it.

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 7:02:00 PM
    I have posted severals in other people's blogs relating to the contest and I only posted one under yours to dare it . How should I do about it those ones And how should I forward the next ones to be featured in your blog.

  1. Date: 4/14/2013 10:26:00 AM
    Wonderful in all the ways. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 4/9/2013 4:36:00 PM
    Congrats on your win my mistress. Thanks for alerting me, I don't know the contest has been judged ~A.O

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 11:33:00 AM
    Many huge & hearty congratulations on your well-deserved grand win and marvelous collaboration poem my ever dearest sis! Big hugs and cheers to both of you (with dear friend, Craig). By the way, thank you so much for sharing it again and also for your precious time stopping by on my latest poem. Million thanks! Good night and I'll be back tomorrow. God bless! love much 4ever, Leo

  1. Date: 4/6/2013 5:46:00 PM
    Wonderful And Excellent collaboration...Great team....Congrats on your super-splendid win in this contest...Ride on pals....

  1. Date: 4/6/2013 12:17:00 PM
    congrats on a great win Linda....hugs

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 8:31:00 PM
    An amazing collaboration........what a great team you make and poem this is! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 8:12:00 PM
    Oh mercy me...I'm speechless...I was gonna try to pick out a favorite line or phrase but...Oh well, I'll go for LOVE MYSELF AGAIN followed by the entire last verse...

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 10:26:00 AM
    many congrats on you win love xx

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 6:24:00 AM
    Thanks alot linda,but im confused am i the new poet winner in you contest?

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 12:44:00 PM have your own way of identifying your feeling synonymous to winter...thanx for your comment on my poem..marites

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 5:20:00 PM
    Dear Linda, Hope this finds YOU and YOURS Healthy and High in the spirit. Wow,Who is CC? An Amazing Collaboration.Congratulations two both of YOU If for the Alliteration Contest. i am learning alot about POETRY this week Thank-YOU for YOUR Gracious Comments I LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Liege...Harry -- Soup Mail Call in a few minutes

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 10:58:00 AM
    Great alliteration this one. Very nicely done Linda and poet CC (sorry I don't know his/her name). I enjoyed the read from start to finish. Thanks for your lovely comments on my poems. Appreciated much. -- Sean

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 5:29:00 AM
    My dear sweet beautiful PD... Your blog comments made me blush and smile widely.. Im blessed to have the free time to write and even more blessed to have the inspiration around me to create.. You are my FAVORITE POET!!!! You write outside the box right next to me...xoox Michael