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Ralph Mason Avatar Ralph Mason - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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

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When

when I was young 
I went to sea
I met a pelican
she needled me

when I was brave
I  went to field
I saw my shadow
she turned to me

When I was lost
I journeyed within
I found a love
she sang with me

when I was tired
I sat me down
I left this house
she carried me

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  1. Date: 3/30/2013 4:46:00 PM

    Hello Ralph, reading this one again, this endures a good flowing verse, enjoyed your poem. Many Blessings with your Featured Poem of the week. By the way no matter my blue color or tune I am always here, spreading the colorful cheer.....Happy Easter!" xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 10:28:00 AM

    Congrats on "WHEN" being featured.

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 11:52:00 PM

    Those that stick with us unconditionally, are they who matter most. Keep writing Ralph!

  1. Date: 9/10/2012 7:34:00 PM

    Ralph, allow me, to tell you, i love everything about this poem. I can imagine your thoughts and company come from a dear loved one... I love the nature jotted in your poem. A woman's love is the best trust you have in and out of this world.. it will always follow... a sweet poem, to enjoy...xox~PD

    Mason Avatar Ralph Mason Date: 9/11/2012 6:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    So happy you liked it. I think you're right about a woman's love (very well expressed) although at some level I think we all have a feminine side in us. Warm thoughts, Ralph
  1. Date: 9/8/2012 7:11:00 AM

    A guardian angel (pelican). Sweet poem, I like it. Have a peaceful weekend. - // Anne-Lise :)

    Mason Avatar Ralph Mason Date: 9/8/2012 10:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Anne-Lise. My weekend is already feeling better:) Warm thoughts, Ralph