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Touching A Lonely Heart

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Below is the poem entitled Touching A Lonely Heart which was written by poet Carrie Richards. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Touching A Lonely Heart

A poem is born right here at home
No need to fly where I'm alone
I've often wished for wings that fly
To take a magic carpet ride
To places deep where phrases hide
So rich with wisdom, and insights known
Above the moon, where stars are keeping
Amazing words that form a poem

If closing eyes and knowing this
The wonder of poetic bliss
Are beneath my feet, beneath my stare
A poem resides most anywhere

The voice inside my head must share
My life, my friends, my family
Within my reach, are memories
Where lies a wealth, a poem or verse
To touch a few with heartfelt words

A poem unfolds ...one tiny rose
It starts new life, so tightly closed
But given life, it opens wide
And takes me on a carpet ride
I pray for words that will not hide
To take you too..........upon this ride
Above the moon, beyond the stars
To land upon a lonely heart
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For Michael's "Boomerrang Contest": 1/27/13

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  1. Date: 2/25/2013 7:15:00 PM
    Carrie' congratulations with your sweet win 'take care~SKAT

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 1:45:00 AM
    Many Congratulations on your win Carrie xx

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 6:39:00 PM
    A lot of folks wrote about writing! Nice one and thanks so much for the kind comments you left today, I keep tweaking that poem. Congrad's Light & Love Always

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 5:20:00 PM
    Congrats Carrie on your win. Connie

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 4:25:00 PM
    Carrie, love your winning poem in Michael's "boomerang contest" always & forever :-) LINDA

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 9:09:00 PM
    How can I begin to even say that this comes from heaven. Not many poems here impress me but when I see the pure gold that can come from a poets heart.or the gift of a wondering muse. I stop and pay my duely respect. Because that is a muse I can use. Great work.JOHN HENRY LOVING III

    loving iii Avatar john loving iii
    Date: 1/29/2013 9:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    P.s. one carpet ride is enough. You'll come up with something.
  1. Date: 1/29/2013 5:27:00 PM
    AS CAROLYN SAYS BELOW....She Echo's every word ...I've told you many times. This Poem...as beautiful as it gets from your rich enchanted Mind. I'll be forever so in awe of YOU...which includes your Poetry...just an extension..of one who graced my humble existence once...with your spelllbinding aura.

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 12:43:00 PM
    Wow, Nicely done poet. I really enjoy reading this kind of poetry. Can you read my poem thanks

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 12:24:00 PM
    The magi of writing (and reading) is that it takes you wherever you want to go. Carrie, I have missed your work so much. Tried to get your address for a Christmas card, but failed. As I tell everyone who asks, you are one of the finest writers on the Soup. Bless you, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 10:40:00 AM
    Beautiful poem Carrie, love Elizabeth

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 10:34:00 AM
    a wonderful joyus poem Carrie, just love this....

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 10:15:00 PM
    An excellent write for the contest, Carrie, a pleasure to read!! Jag

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 7:14:00 PM
    Carrie you did fantastic job, love every word, great poem and yes, best winning wishes.....

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 10:31:00 AM
    Carrie thanks for the 'carpet ride'...how wonderful!! I had to read it again...:) big hugs, love ya, deb oh and best winning wishes for you in the contest, too...!!

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 9:06:00 AM
    I loved this poem Carrie. It it the first I've read of yours. I would love to write good poetry like this one day. I look forward to reading more. Love Beauty28 (Pam)

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 9:00:00 AM
    An amazing poem from you Carrie.Love this.Best wishes to you.

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 6:02:00 AM
    Wonderful verse Carrie, love Elizabeth

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 10:58:00 PM
    This poem filled me with joy Carrie. I loved it and it is sure to place in Michael's contest. I couldn't think of anything to write. XXXOOO

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 8:28:00 PM
    lovely concept and wonderful imagery..enjoyed your write this morning Carrie