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the greatest lighthouse

the eastern starlight

bright wisdom led to wisdom…

wise-men’s soul delight

celestial lighthouse

host galaxy of cosmos…

nature’s wisdom night

For and in honor Russell Sivey

And Contest: In the light of Haiku

By John Moses Freeman 9/11/11


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the greatest lighthouse

this eastern star's light
bright wisdom led to wisdom…
wise-men’s soul delight

celestial lighthouse
host galaxy of cosmos…
nature’s wisdom night

For and in honor Russell Sivey
And Contest: In the light of Haiku
By John Moses Freeman 9/11/11

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  1. Date: 9/17/2011 8:43:00 PM
    hard form, harderstill with a kitten chomping on your hsns lol..oops hands..light & love

  1. Date: 9/13/2011 5:43:00 PM
    What a unique approach you took, John. Indeed, the "celestial lighthouse" is the greatest one of all. As a boat navigator, I used to rely on the North Star. Excellent poem, my friend. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/12/2011 10:10:00 PM
    ood luck in the contest and thank you for accepting my silly lil poem into your last contest. : )

  1. Date: 9/12/2011 6:38:00 PM
    Well written.....great work!!

  1. Date: 9/12/2011 6:20:00 PM
    Perhaps this star is due again, thanks for my place in your domain, keep on writing mate...

  1. Date: 9/12/2011 2:23:00 PM
    Voices your faith..Enjoyed reading your work..Reads like winnering material to me..Good luck in the contest..I am honored to have a place of importance in your contest..Thanks for selecting mine to be in the winners' list..Sara

  1. Date: 9/12/2011 10:26:00 AM
    I would like to take this time to thank you for your kind words on my poetry. I would also like to let you know I always enjoy reading your wonderful poetry Moses. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/11/2011 9:32:00 PM
    Very, very clever my friend. I for one, love it! Good luck as Russell judges. CR

  1. Date: 9/11/2011 8:47:00 PM
    Original and bright and full of light. Love, Vie

  1. Date: 9/11/2011 6:37:00 PM
    oh, I LOVE this, you made it the star of David!! I too went for the metaphorical approach. GOOD JOB.

  1. Date: 9/11/2011 4:41:00 PM
    nice one .good piece