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Stalking the Earthen Orb of Morn

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Stalking the Earthen Orb of Morn

The late morning light glazes the lake,
pierces, with stems and stalks of lily and reed.
Shadows freeze like lashes upon the limpid surface
of still water fracturing the sky-blue to black.
Iris of earthen orb, brush back the unruly screen of vision,
rub the cinders from night's lingering trace,
awake from the mire of silted dream.    
Let the wind, your laggard lover,
rise a frolicking and remove each lash
with the gentle touch of fingertip.

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  1. Date: 5/4/2012 5:29:00 AM
    A belated congratulations on your win in the "Contest No 172" Debbie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/28/2012 8:12:00 PM
    There are one hundred and one reasons why I love this lakeside scene, Debbie...You drew me in and I didn't want to leave! This is a mighty awesome free verse, gal. I am amazed! :) Gwendolen

  1. Date: 4/28/2012 12:14:00 PM
    Congratulations on the win. Beautiful wording and imagery.

  1. Date: 4/28/2012 11:39:00 AM
    Nice and awesome piece,Debbie....congrats on your win...well done..

  1. Date: 4/28/2012 9:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Debbie! I love the imagery you use!! Awsome write...Have a great weekend my friend! big hugs, much love ,debby

  1. Date: 9/7/2010 8:25:00 AM
    Lovely how you decribed the lake side! Irises are one of my favourite flowers. Hven't been lately on Soup as I was too busy with my visitors!..Will post another poem now on Soup. Shana Tova!...Love, Gert

  1. Date: 9/6/2010 6:26:00 PM
    rise up, she cried! a new day awaits! jimbo

  1. Date: 9/6/2010 3:33:00 PM
    Very interesting read ..I really enjoyed it..Take care~Deb