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Dance around the fire

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Dance around the fire

I was singed from the fire to the point of burning couldn't escape from the heat 'til I reached my time of learning that the way to stay safe was just to back away now here at a distance is where I must stay and while the others dance around the flames I'll watch from here where the pain they choose to suffer will just slowly disappear back into the burning fire they feed with their anger, and their suffering and greed and I must stand apart and heal where peace and joy are mine and I can feel a simple moment full of grace that no ones words or deeds need take it's place. I danced around the fire until I learned for me it was no longer time to burn.

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  1. Date: 11/21/2012 10:36:00 PM

    RUBY,, Stopping by to greet you and every other soup poet, with a special thank you comment, during this wonderful Thanksgiving season. Hope you do not mind the time I am taking to express my sincere appreciation for any support you have offered during the years, or time you have been here on the soup. I am deeply thankful and extend to you my best wishes for a happy and healthy Poetic Magical Thanksgiving Day. *Always & Forever, the Poet Destroyer; -*

    Meyer Avatar L.Ruby Meyer Date: 12/25/2012 5:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    sincere thanks for the good wishes, and a Merry Christmas to you poet friend!
  1. Date: 9/7/2012 11:00:00 AM

    This is tooooo good!!! Wow what an amazing write here Ruby!! Hugs..fav

    Meyer Avatar L.Ruby Meyer Date: 9/10/2012 7:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Deeply acknowledged from a poet such as yourself INK, hugs back x Peace Ruby
  1. Date: 9/7/2012 10:35:00 AM

    YOUR HEART SEARCHED ITS SOUL AND FOUND ITSELF. GR888T WRITE

    Meyer Avatar L.Ruby Meyer Date: 9/10/2012 7:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    such a poetic and beautiful comment louis, thank you sincerely! x Peace Ruby
  1. Date: 9/7/2012 6:41:00 AM

    A passionate verse where you have looked within and taken back your power...how wonderful to know now, you don't have to feel pain to know you are alive.Your small hand in God's big hand really does make the difference. Cynthia

    Meyer Avatar L.Ruby Meyer Date: 9/10/2012 7:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Cynthia, it IS about taking back our power isn't it? thank you for putting that into words for me, and taking the time to share! x Peace Ruby