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Below is the poem of the day entitled Beyond the Bloom of Starlight which was written by poet Lin Lane.

Beyond the Bloom of Starlight

Beyond the sun's dominion, past purple tints of twilight, I delve beyond moon's glow into somber velvet memories searching for answers that once fettered my heart in chains. In sleep induced reveries, they nightly trespass in my mind, blinded not by bloom of starlight; by lost moments in time. In stillness of these hollows, the darkest shadows loom over my drubbing heart as it whispers in ascending alibis. High as the morning tide covers me as I sleep upon the sand, winnowing far beyond the limits of disconsolate bereavement where Autumn's death wears a shroud of withered leaves. My torment lingers as grieving haunts me from days long ago. Dawn disturbed my quest for peace, buried beneath first snow
~~~~~~~~~ 10~20~2016

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  1. Date: 10/21/2016 4:25:00 PM

    I knew before seeing who wrote this little gem that it was from someone I admired. I was happy to see it is you Lin! Congratulations on POTD! Your poem shares a bit of melancholy from the season's dying leaves, yet is so beautifully expressed that it leaves one inspired! I love it! Blessings my friend, Connie ; ) 7

  1. Date: 10/21/2016 4:22:00 PM

    Nice, congratulations on POTD !!!

  1. Date: 10/21/2016 4:21:00 PM

    Congratulations! A great choice for poem of the day.

  1. Date: 10/21/2016 4:19:00 PM

    You've done it all in this piece Lin. It is free verse yet as one reads it the music is still beautifully layered into this write. The best of both worlds, a fav for me.

  1. Date: 10/21/2016 3:01:00 PM

    Beautifully written poem, Lin. The sadness makes it so fragile and delicate ... so human. A soul-searing piece w/beautiful art to accompany and enhance the mood while reading, Very well done, my friend. Love your work. Much love to you. RW

  1. Date: 10/21/2016 2:41:00 PM

    So sadly beautiful and melancholic, Lin. Congratulations on your poem being honored as Poem Of The Day! Hugs, Sandra

  1. Date: 10/21/2016 12:49:00 PM

    Congrats for your potd. A Great poem even if sad.

    Lane Avatar Lin Lane Date: 10/21/2016 1:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi, Victor. So nice to see your comments and you're as encouraging as ever. Thank you.
  1. Date: 10/21/2016 11:29:00 AM


    Lane Avatar Lin Lane Date: 10/21/2016 1:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi, Larry. Thank you for the one word that says so much. ;-)
  1. Date: 10/21/2016 10:43:00 AM

    Oh, your imagery in this write, Lin, is exceptional. Your first two lines set a pensive mood for the rest of the poem. Your well thought out, wonderful lines make this an excellent piece.

    Lane Avatar Lin Lane Date: 10/21/2016 1:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    What sweet comments, James, and I certainly do appreciate each word. Thank you so very much.
  1. Date: 10/21/2016 10:17:00 AM

    Hi Lin, This is so lovely. It brought tears my eyes. Congratulations on getting the poem of the day. It was deserved:-) Alexis

    Lane Avatar Lin Lane Date: 10/21/2016 1:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so very much, Alexis. Though sad poems make us shed a tear, we must remember that someone else always has troubles far worse than ours. I hope all is well with you in many ways. I'm so glad that you took the time to write...;-)
  1. Date: 10/21/2016 8:58:00 AM

    Outstanding poem Lin I had a huge lump in my throat especially reading the sad ending. I guess many can relate to your lines. HUGE congrats on POTD:-) hugs jan xx

    Lane Avatar Lin Lane Date: 10/21/2016 1:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks so much, sweet pea. Sorrow such as this touches so many of us, but it's laughter like your limericks that returns smiles and laughter to us. Thank you for supplying those for all of us, Jan.
  1. Date: 10/21/2016 8:42:00 AM

    Beautifully penned, Lin. I can identify with the heart whispering ascending alibis. The heart used to fall so easily. The memories, most of the bad ones, are gone these days. Congratulations on POTD. Well deserved. Great to see you posting again:):)

    Lane Avatar Lin Lane Date: 10/21/2016 1:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Danny, thank you for always finding time to read and comment. Our hearts often lead us in the wrong direction but we're helpless to guide it from what it pursues. Treacherous, it is called in Scripture. Ours have both been wounded.
  1. Date: 10/21/2016 7:22:00 AM

    Dawn takes on many forms in this most wonderful piece. Congratulations Lin for this worthy success...

    Lane Avatar Lin Lane Date: 10/21/2016 1:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hello, my friend Charlie. It's always great to read your kind comments and I thank you for them.
  1. Date: 10/21/2016 7:17:00 AM

    this was just beautiful, it made me cry

    Lane Avatar Lin Lane Date: 10/21/2016 1:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    So sorry for causing your tears, Destiny, but that's a great form of flattery. Thank you ~ most sincerely.
  1. Date: 10/21/2016 7:14:00 AM

    a thoroughly descriptive write, this is a great choice for poem of the day, congrats.

    Lane Avatar Lin Lane Date: 10/21/2016 1:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I'm very appreciative of your kind comments and congrats, Adam. Thank you!
  1. Date: 10/21/2016 6:10:00 AM

    This one is simply mind blowing in its imagery and poignancy:) I loved this one, Lin:) you write deeply and beautifully:) glad to read this 7++++ piece today:) thank you..

    Lane Avatar Lin Lane Date: 10/21/2016 1:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks so much, Jo. Your kind comments are so encouraging, so I'm thanking you for all of them.
  1. Date: 10/20/2016 3:55:00 PM

    Enlightened, yet a heavy heart languishes midst your poetry, although forlorn, it's lovely in its pensive sentiments, simply gorgeous poetry, love a 'drubbing heart'....outstanding!

    Lane Avatar Lin Lane Date: 10/20/2016 4:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I'm pleased that you like it so well. Thank you for the accolades and for pointing out something you specifically enjoyed.
  1. Date: 10/20/2016 3:17:00 PM

    awesome stuff, and what a great pic go-with

    Lane Avatar Lin Lane Date: 10/20/2016 4:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you very much. I found the picture after writing and only had to alter one line to make it apropos.
  1. Date: 10/20/2016 2:27:00 PM

    This is truly beautiful, Lin. Memories, happy or sad ones, tend to visit us when least expected, especially at night. The content is very poetic, especially as the poem draws to an end on a sad note. Wishing you all the nest...paul

    Lane Avatar Lin Lane Date: 10/20/2016 4:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I'm always honored to read you wonderful comments, Paul. Thanks so very sincerely. I'm quite well and hope you are too.
  1. Date: 10/20/2016 11:12:00 AM

    BRILLIANT IN ITS DEPTH TRUTH AND SADNESS. So many of us, walk in darkness , facing great adversities but think we are alone. We are not, for the Light ever awaits our search. Yet grieving is a process, most often a helpful one. For we must endure to rise above it.. Super 7 and a fav for me is this jewel..

    Lane Avatar Lin Lane Date: 10/20/2016 11:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Merci for your kindest of remarks, Robert. Endurance is not easily attained, but we must find strength to meander through it. We're never alone. We but need to pray for help and guidance, know that He hears us.

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