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A record Nature Keeps

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A record Nature Keeps

It is a record nature keeps                                                                                                                       Of all who pass through time                                                                                                            As in the soil beneath our feet                                                                                                     Entire kingdoms lie                                                                                                                                               All silent now and slumbering                                                                                                        All hidden from the eye                                                                                                             Where once there was such revelry                                                                                                  A bird song fills the sky                                                                                                                             Oh what a dream the heart can make                                                                                          When struggling to create                                                                                                                   On earth as in the heavens                                                                                                         That holy first estate                                                                                                                   Oh what brick or sandstone                                                                                                              Can stand the test of time                                                                                                               Without the spirit joining first                                                                                                         The heart with soul and mind                                                                                                     Oh body be my temple                                                                                                                  And let the task begin                                                                                                                 For all the light that shines without                                                                                                     Must first be seen within

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  1. Date: 10/30/2013 3:05:00 PM
    wow that's amazing congrats on the win

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 1:33:00 PM
    Brilliant ! well deserved 1st place win ..Congratulations !

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 1:11:00 PM
    I've got your number now... LOL, I don't mean it in that way. Love the win *Hugs* SKAT

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 3:05:00 AM
    Congrats, Michael! More power! Love,love,love! :-) - Den

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 8:50:00 PM
    Hello Michael, well done, congratulations in the Let's be Open contest... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 2:28:00 PM
    I agree with Deb's comment....this is so clever, and deserving extra applause !! Well done!

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 9:58:00 AM
    I love your poem with the poem, very clever! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 5:11:00 AM
    - Always enjoyable to read your poetry - Today I want to congratulate your winning poem Michael. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 7/2/2013 10:53:00 PM
    I love the meter and message of this poem. This is a truly inspired poem. Excellent work.

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 10/29/2013 1:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Congratulations on your winning poem. SuZ
    Ainsley Avatar Michael Ainsley
    Date: 7/4/2013 11:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks Jon
  1. Date: 3/29/2013 9:00:00 AM
    very lovely, Michael. Enjoyed. hugs, Catie :)

    Ainsley Avatar Michael Ainsley
    Date: 7/4/2013 11:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Catie