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Destiny's Perch

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Destiny's Perch

In the near future, I am going to add it all up into one big sum.
In the meantime, I am going to gather and collect my own space.
I will sift through seeds or weeds and present an enormous case.
But for sure I will hold onto every single yellow chrysanthemum.

In the near future, I am going to roll it all up sealing it by my thumb.
In the meantime, I am going to sit here with every turned about face.
I will drift through time rewinding the hands back to a God of Grace.
But for sure I will give the world a place my heart is triumphing from. 

Quickly, I will come to you,
And instantly I will be gone.
But injustice shall never do.
Nor shall a lie be my spawn.

Or at the least not on my expedient silver polished dime,
And certainly not while sitting on destiny’s perch in time!

® Registered: Ann Rich   2009

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  1. Date: 10/21/2009 3:10:00 AM
    Congratulations, Ann, on your placement in the June 2009 Poetry Soup contest. I hope you are basking in the glory! You deserve it. Lovingly, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 10/19/2009 3:05:00 AM
    ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT! Congratulations on your win, Ann. Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 10/15/2009 12:41:00 PM
    Ann, congratulation on being chosen as one of the winners in the Poetry Soup contest. I hope you are enjoying this wonderful honor. Keep on writing. Karen

  1. Date: 10/14/2009 11:28:00 AM
    Many congratulations in this 2009 contest, well done >> James

  1. Date: 10/14/2009 4:00:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in the June,2009 contest sponsored by PoetrySoup Ann. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 10/13/2009 10:25:00 PM
    ><>~ Congratulations on your poem. Great work and well deserved. Catch you up the trail ~<><

  1. Date: 10/13/2009 8:08:00 PM
    Ann congratulations on placing. Nicely written sonnet!

  1. Date: 10/13/2009 7:33:00 PM
    Hi Ann Just wanted to wish you congratulations for your poem winning in the finals!! So happy for you. Love light Truth Patty

  1. Date: 9/28/2009 4:25:00 PM
    PS--Congratulations on making it through the first round in the contest. Good luck in the finals! Karen

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 2:49:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poem making it through the first round.Wishing you the best in the finals Ann. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 1:30:00 PM
    Ann, Congratulations on getting through the first round of the poetry contest with your great verse! Luck and love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/29/2009 11:15:00 AM
    Interesting perspective with an inspirational view. Congratulations on having your poem featured. I wish you ongoing success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 8/29/2009 8:49:00 AM
    This is a wonderful, awesome piece; I love every bit of it. You are such a great poet. Please keep writing and congrats on your poem being featured this week. Hope to read more of your wonderful poems. You are great ANN! Adeleke

  1. Date: 8/28/2009 4:59:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week>>James

  1. Date: 8/25/2009 3:36:00 PM
    Very nice, awesome and totally relevant poem for anytime. I liked this. Congratulations on your feature. I hope you get to enter this into a future contest on this site, if you haven't already.

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 1:08:00 PM
    Congratualtions on being featured this week! Wonderful poem! ~Trudy~

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 10:36:00 AM
    "Quickly, I will come to you,/ And instantly I will be gone./ But injustice shall never do./ Nor shall a lie be my spawn."...brilliant write, Ann! Congratulations! Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 3:57:00 AM
    congratulations on your featured poem God bless you from diane

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 3:51:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Ann. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/30/2009 3:59:00 PM
    Excellent work, Ann! Love the creative form and the inspirational message.