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Visions of Another Kind

     As our ship leaves
the harbor 
       for
       parts 
       unknown
our eyes search the skies for
   a sign 
Visions of the past 
    give way to visions of another kind
  Don't you realize what has happened?
  The old verities 
         are 
         now 
glowing embers
  in a room full of surprises
Like a "jack in the box" happiness
suddenly springs forth
where sadness used to hole sway 
The great masters of reality
will have their say!
Isn't it time you watched the earth revolve?
As it spins our hopes grow 
and are on the verge of being fuflilled 
          Visions of another kind
will take us 
   to new, unimagined 
heights, leave us breathless
on the shore 
    as wave after wave 
strikes the sand 
leaving their imprint 
   on our shores

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  1. Date: 7/24/2012 3:07:00 PM
    Awesome,,,, love the way this flows Matthew ,,,, Hey I listened to that "Johnny Maestro" song "Angels listen" good song,,, I watch oldies on music channel,,,, one of my favs is " Sea of Love" by The Honey-drippers/ Robert Plant,,, you have a blessed day ;}

  1. Date: 6/30/2012 2:06:00 AM
    Hi Mathew very inspirational piece I liked the imagery conjured up here to, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 8:59:00 PM
    Beautiful images come to mind as I read your poetry enjoyed, luv vie ps, Sita is the goddess of compassion.

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 7:33:00 PM
    Yes, Matt, my sports cars (I had three or four in my lifetime) were the source of great pleasure for me and symbolic of my younger life of fun and being carefree and happy. Hard to give that up and be more down to earth. It sucks in fact!!! (to get older) Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 8:57:00 PM
    Such an inspirational piece full of rich imagery and language. With your unique presentation this poem is a gem! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 6/26/2012 6:53:00 AM
    Great descriptive and expressive work..Creative ideas penned..Enjoyed reading this morn..Sara

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    Date: 6/26/2012 6:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for your kind review of my work..Sara
  1. Date: 6/25/2012 11:04:00 AM
    Matthew, I interpret this poem in two different fashions, yet I'll go with the least likely! This could be the stepson of Christopher Columbus as he journaled thruout many of his adventures..Can you imagine reading that manuscript?? .Delightful personifying of waves as they slap the shores...Impressive and historical, which is near and dear to this soul!

  1. Date: 6/25/2012 1:15:00 AM
    "Awesome" thank you for reading my "KHAN" comes from love letters I still have from a 17yr relationship,,, him and I parted as friends. Are you referring to " Dreams" or "Rhiannon" ,,, no matter,, you have a blessed day ;}

  1. Date: 6/24/2012 7:58:00 PM
    Very well conceived, arranged and rendered! Masterful phrasing and fine imagery. BRAVO Matthew!! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 6/24/2012 6:31:00 PM
    Your poem sings with HOPE and inspiration.

  1. Date: 6/24/2012 6:29:00 PM
    aging hippy bath oil. You crack me up, Matt!!

  1. Date: 6/24/2012 6:15:00 PM
    Matt, i love the image we find when we walk... thanks for sharing your poem, always~PD

  1. Date: 6/24/2012 2:58:00 PM
    This is beautiful, Matthew. I know I'm going to read it a few times over, before finishing this comment! Yep, it gets better and better!:) Can have many facets when looked at from different angles? Global change and reconcilliation. Fresh starts and new beginnings. This adds starch to this momentarily depressed world. Best wishes, Matthew!! Mikki

  1. Date: 6/24/2012 2:46:00 PM
    Hope is indeed alive, Matt...Your well-written poem will bring peace and serenity to those in need. Thanks for the visit, my friend. Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 6/24/2012 2:42:00 PM
    Matthew an excellent write, thanks for your comments, yep England,..David

  1. Date: 6/24/2012 9:02:00 AM
    Such inspiring words to me...Peace and blessings my friend.