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The Theme Is .....

A spirit who had the sense
to want a human experience.

So, growing through earth days
she walks a thin line always

between heaven and hell
and oh my, she's survived very well !!

Survived and continues to grow,
an artist blessed, always curious to know

this earth's history and mystery, philosophies
never to shut down in a freeze

of close-minded ways.
She is a teacher and student all her days.

A woman of passion and serenity
living with purpose in sobriety.

Carrying a recovery message to all
graced to help others not to fall

into dark addictions so fear-driven
but to give Hope like she was given.

Faith in myself this She that I am,
a work in progress to the very end.


~~~~~        ..... Who Is Sue?  
 ~~~~ Theme for A Rambling Poet's contest

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  1. Date: 6/5/2010 10:12:00 PM
    wow, your assignment even matches up with that current theme, to write about yourself that Amy is doing (i think it was Amy's contest anyway). Congrats on the winner circle with this one. I enjoyed reading about who you are!! LUv, Andrea (ps inspiring final line too)

  1. Date: 6/1/2010 10:04:00 PM
    Sue, outstanding poetry my dear, "But to give hope like she was given" - WOW - vary powerful line - Your 30 year poem is floating around in my head I'm certain it will land soon - Congrats on pacing in the contest, YF4L, God Bless, mj

  1. Date: 6/1/2010 11:47:00 AM
    Congrats Sue on your winning poem in Whats My Theme contest with this amazing write .. enjoy your very special win.. luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 5/29/2010 7:16:00 PM
    I like how you seem to see yourself. Through these words I see a person willing to keep learning with an open mind, and prepared to give back what she can....well written Sue. A pleasure to read, good luck...Margaret

  1. Date: 5/22/2010 9:26:00 AM
    Sue, wonderful message in this poem. It is our responsibility to pass along too others the knowledge we learned the hard way. Hope is a wonderful thing and each day of our sober lives we offer hope to others. So good to read you again Sue. You know Behavioral Science specializing in "Alcohol & Drug Addiction" is my major; although, learning to write correctly is my love. Speaking of which, "I love your life Sue." YF4L, God Bless, mj

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 11:11:00 PM
    Sue this is amazing very profound, and an enjoyment to read about a strong persona, named SUE MASON. Good luck in the contest. Every couplet line is pure genius the strong will of never giving in to . truly admired this poem. (s.m.),..p.d.

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 8:20:00 PM
    All the best in the contest. Nice couplets with rhyming