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  1. Date: 4/19/2013 12:34:00 PM
    As for "Lantern on the Water"(I don't want to discuss possible interpretations on the poem itself, to let people's initial read not be skewered; for those who first read comments before commenting lol) -- fire doesn't always only also purifies. One of the messages/themes of the last line(and the poem itself), is that when our mind is purified into a higher reason, this will free our heart into a balance of reason and emotional heart-instinct. I wasn't going for complexity: follow our hearts :)

  1. Date: 4/19/2013 12:28:00 PM
    Ok, these are actually 3 separate poems of the same theme? I found your comment on "Lantern on the Water", a bit intriguing. Are you implying that you are beyond the constraints of understanding, or the need to understand? Because if so, good for you!

    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey
    Date: 4/19/2013 1:00:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I guess I was implying that ...LOL...I might be beyond the need to understand....which further implies....that it was none of my business. Actually, Sweetie, I just wasn't sure what you were going for, but as soon as you mentioned fire's ability to purify...a bell went off in my head, and I said, Ah-Ha! Love and hugs, catie :)
  1. Date: 4/17/2013 11:44:00 PM
    Hullo, Catie. The first thought I had beyond the writing itself, was I found myself contemplating why this poem is posted in three parts. No biggie....simply sharing my initial thoughts. The theme is timely for me. I found myself in agreement with your message(I have a biased filter when it comes to certain symbolic religious archetypes -- because everything is a matter of perception -- and the "He" factor. But hey, that's just me). Great message! Kudos :)

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 9:15:00 AM
    HAHAH! YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Embrace me or step aside!!! The power of self-confidence. Wonderful!

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 4:22:00 AM
    For the life of me...i can't seem to find Godly people. But then..".Water seeks it's own level"...Haha LOved you parts...1,2, and 3... You are so beautifully talented....that... I attribute to God...who definetely lives in you! Great love He has for You Catie...and i love you too.

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 12:24:00 PM
    This made me smile! Oh Catie, this sis is priceless, it's what I've been saying all along, glad I am not alone in my spiritual quests, have a good one my friend xxx