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The Glass Heart

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The Glass Heart

"Fragments and crumbs of life, all the little pieces"
Once held in a glass heart
Shattered 
On a rocky road 
where I  - 
A free spirit 
Walked
With shoes cast aside
And danced in the rain
On a sunny day 
Barely feeling the pain
Of those shards
That reflected their
Brilliant light
A thousand fold
Through a broken heart
That once was whole
As the crumbs 
disappeared
In the rain.

~~~~~

Author:  Elaine George
For contest: All The Little Pieces  
Written:  June 24. 11:52 am

Awarded:  Second Place

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  1. Date: 1/29/2013 7:43:00 PM
    How wonderful to shed the loads we carry and find freedom is not that far after all. Great poem to muse on! :)

  1. Date: 12/2/2011 4:52:00 PM
    a good piece to read for me Laine..!

  1. Date: 10/2/2011 12:07:00 PM
    Glass heart perfectly describes the human condition, that is so far as the here-and-now, the social whirl. I really like this one, Lainie. Love, daver

  1. Date: 8/9/2011 8:04:00 AM
    Lovely but sad poem Elaine, congrats on your win. ~Glenna

  1. Date: 8/5/2011 11:31:00 AM
    Ahhh! A broken heart that is now on the mend. She sees the brillient light of a new life sparkling in the broken pieces that weere once the old life so she hardly feels the pain. Instead she dances in the cleansing rain as it washes away the pain. Brillient. Wonderful imagery. Filled with hope. Love it. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 8/2/2011 3:28:00 PM
    A beautiful write as always Laine. Nice imagery on this poem. Thanks for your wishes I still have to take a look or a closer look at the list. It was a nice surprise and I think I saw your name on it last night so congrats back. love phyl

  1. Date: 7/20/2011 3:47:00 AM
    WoW! Lots of imagery here in all those little pieces. So much emotion. Really nice job. A fine write my friend. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 7/9/2011 12:12:00 PM
    TIGHT...this one is a re reader

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 7:55:00 PM
    I love it. Nice work :)

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 6:16:00 PM
    beautiful poem!!

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 7:57:00 AM
    Congrats to you on a superb finish in the contest "All The Little Pieces"...luv shannon

  1. Date: 7/4/2011 2:37:00 PM
    Wow, this is really great! Congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 7/2/2011 11:25:00 AM
    a kaleidoscope of imagery in this one Elaine.

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 7:26:00 PM
    A thought provoking write here Elaine.Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 5:43:00 AM
    A well deserved win it is Elaine , beautiful words . Anne

  1. Date: 6/28/2011 3:54:00 PM
    Congratulations, i see a (win here Laine) great to read you today..

  1. Date: 6/28/2011 3:57:00 AM
    Congrats on the win with this very good work..Sad though..Thanks for stopping by and letting me know that I placed in the contest...Sara

  1. Date: 6/27/2011 11:19:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Constance's "All The Little Pieces" contest Lainie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/26/2011 2:06:00 PM
    beautiful

  1. Date: 6/26/2011 10:14:00 AM
    Many congrats on both your wins, Lainie : )

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