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Sun Alive

Sun Alive
    by Amy Swanson   


Sunshine...
   warm...
        on my face

forget yesterday

               today is new

it can be 

the best of the rest 

                  of my life...


Warmth
    you inspire
         my essence of being


and touch

 ~ kiss ~

this burdened soul so softly

     encouraging

              to rise 
                  
                     and

                           live.


golden to my core
    lovely uplifting
        your generous rays 
              soft-filled with light
                 dance gently on the water
              

Reflecting
 
Life

Reflecting

Love

Reflecting

Hope

I feel a peacefulness
    just being in your warmth
        eyes closed, heart beating faster from the heat
            bestowed on me 
                 your gift
                       of light

Rejuvenate
     my 
         spirit
  
Calm
     this 
         mind



                             I breathe in your light

                             (I breathe out my dark)


I am

new

this morning


                       and


I am



alive.



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  1. Date: 2/21/2009 5:24:00 PM

    Dear Amy, Very inspirational poem! Isn't it a shame that some folks live in darkness, never knowing the joy that sunshine and true love can bring? I'm enjoying your work! Thanks for your comments on Brian Strand's footle. He weighed in on it, and he seemed pleased. It's nice getting to know you. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/18/2009 2:36:00 AM

    Very sweet ! Nice work ! Thank you :)

  1. Date: 2/13/2009 6:25:00 AM

    The sun serves well as a wake up, as it gently kisses us with warmth and embrace of its rays. A lovely read that truly captures the needed beauty of the sun. Michael

  1. Date: 2/11/2009 4:54:00 PM

    This is really lovely Amy. Like Brian, I like the presentation it works so well with your beautiful words. Beautiful write here. Love, Robin

  1. Date: 2/11/2009 12:21:00 AM

    Like the presentation it suits the words Amy.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments.

  1. Date: 2/10/2009 2:56:00 PM

    Beautiful Amy. Love how you personified the sun. I came away with a grateful, warm and peaceful feeling. Wonderfully presented. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 2/10/2009 11:25:00 AM

    Oh, I love this Amy!! Is this an entry in the contest??...it should be!! Thank you for all your kind comments this morning...glad to have you back on the soup!! :) love, Carrie

  1. Date: 2/10/2009 5:22:00 AM

    love the flow as it rains down like beauty-- og congrats on being featured--tried to leave a comment on that poem but it didn't go through Cheers :)

  1. Date: 2/10/2009 3:51:00 AM

    well thank you Amy for your beautiful words, just like in this poem! i hope your have a nice day as well! chao ~ Arany

  1. Date: 2/9/2009 10:37:00 AM

    Absolutely a wonderful write. Reflecting life, love and hope, beautiful

  1. Date: 2/9/2009 9:43:00 AM

    SWeet shimmers of summer sunshine. Makes me feel so happy, makes me feel so fine. LOL Do I need to tell you this is beautiful? It is. LOVE IT! HUGSSS Love Christie The crab with a bit of Lion. LOL

  1. Date: 2/9/2009 9:39:00 AM

    This is a very good write..you brought the sun alive and make me feel it as the voice in the poem did. You should think about putting this in the contest..well done.

  1. Date: 2/9/2009 9:35:00 AM

    woow... you sure bring in a fresh new style... this makes it hard for people like, who are still learning the different forms of poetry out there... even more tough!! You brought in such beauty through your poetry! Keep on rocking ~ Arany