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Below the sound

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Below is the poem entitled Below the sound which was written by poet Laura Mckenzie. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Below the sound

I can feel it 
The instrumental wings pulsing power to a journey
Breathing deep the grandeur of getting off my feet
With every sunset I shall sore and dream
Mysterious freedom sauntering in my soul

And preferable so I choose not to land
For the ghost of lift is with me now holding my palm
I can’t hear the earth below just the roaring of the clouds so slow
Floundering beauty beneath an August moon
A man’s wish for flight never taken lightly to cross these skies 

I must rejoice in this capture so heavenly we bond 
I hope I don’t forget me for I’ve been gone for an eternity 
Rings of the purple sun, with the sea and my eyes
For I have left the world abandoned 
A flock birds passed by


For the Flying contest 
(Sponsored by: Debbie Guzzi)



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  1. Date: 9/7/2011 10:24:00 AM
    Congragtulations on the win in the contest,Laura

  1. Date: 9/6/2011 10:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Debbie Guzzi's "Flying" contest Laura. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/5/2011 2:14:00 PM
    Cool job Laura, Congratulations on a worthy poem entry. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 9/5/2011 12:00:00 PM
    Congratulations on your placement in the "FLYING" poetry contest sponsored by Debbie Guzzi CR

  1. Date: 9/5/2011 4:00:00 AM
    hey Laura congrats on your win..David

  1. Date: 9/5/2011 2:45:00 AM
    Congrats Laura on your HM in Flying.. an elegant entry for the contest theme my friend..enjoy special honor with luv..

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 9:59:00 PM
    gosh, I have not seen too many of the flying poems, but if they are anything like this one, you will have competition!! GREAT job and it's lovely to see you after a year!

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 8:12:00 PM
    Fantastic write! I loved it!! Good luck in the contest!!

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 7:57:00 PM
    Wow...so nice to see you back here among your Soup friends, Laura!! This is a beauty....you still have the words to capture a poem. (Love the 2nd line in the last stanza....terrific!! love, Carrie