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To Heather Ober

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To Heather Ober

The sweet girl’s name is Heather
Wispy…light as a feather
She read my first rhyme
She thought it sublime
Her words bring sunny weather

Straight off she made me a fav
My little heart she did save
She liked what she read
My starved heart she fed
A boost to my soul she gave

Oh Heather, this one's for you
You're a sweetheart through and through
You’re eyes sparkle bright
You light up this site
You’re a dear friend tried and true!

Eileen Manassian Ghali

Some time ago, I was going through my first poems trying to find something out when I came upon this post from Heather on my very first poem published here, Dying Young:

"Oh, wow, Eileen... This is heartbreaking. I've had thoughts like these before. I am adding this to my faves - and I'm adding you to my fave poets list! You are awesome!"

Today I was reminded of it, and I just want to thank Heather personally for being so kind to a new poetess! How absolutely sweet. :) She is adorable, yes? And with one accord they all gave a resounding...."YES!"



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  1. Date: 6/26/2013 8:28:00 PM
    She is that isn't she? Always coming up with the best way to say something really nice. Glad to see this piece! I like your rhymes too!

  1. Date: 6/25/2013 11:53:00 AM
    EILEEN! I can't believe I didn't see this until now. You are such a sweetheart to write this for me. I am speechless right now (which doesn't happen often haha). THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart! Obviously I'm faving this one too ;)

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 6/25/2013 12:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    :) Glad you joined the party!!!! It is a simple thing, really....just to let you know that your vote of confidence in me is something I will treasure! All the more power to you!
  1. Date: 6/25/2013 9:58:00 AM
    Yep...she's a lovely gal...and so are you! Stoppin' in to say hi...has she seen this yet? Take care, Eileen.

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 6/25/2013 9:59:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I don't think so, Caleb.....Hope all is well with you!
  1. Date: 6/24/2013 4:52:00 PM
    a very touching tribute!

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 6/25/2013 2:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Ilene....love hearing from you...
  1. Date: 6/24/2013 2:35:00 PM
    This is a very nice thank you to a friend poem and YES. Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 1:59:00 PM
    Great work honoring Heather..Glad that I chose it to read today..Thanks for the kind review of my work..Sara

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 6/25/2013 2:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    My pleasure, Sara...thanks for the visit! :)
  1. Date: 6/24/2013 1:57:00 PM
    YES! You are are Darling to write such a sweet tribute to Heather. Loved it! Hugs

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 6/25/2013 2:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Cecilia...you are a darling to think so...and..thanks for visiting that poem! SO sweet of you!
  1. Date: 6/24/2013 8:09:00 AM
    I add my YES. Lovely tribute heather.

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 6/25/2013 2:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Glad to hear that all the way over here in Beirut, Richard!