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Message of Departure

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Message of Departure

I will watch their winged endurance, on the crest of autumn's eve, without knowing where or distance, but in faith they must believe As the harsh breath sounds of winter are calling geese to leave I will hear songs of assurance, gliding low against the breeze I can hear inherent partings, as they form into a V And they soothe my doubtful worry, as they fly the crimson sea Lifting eyes, I follow upward, as they cluster into line With necks stretched long and southbound, departing with a sigh With constant proof, year after year, their calling fills my ears Sent here by the grace of God, in a race against my fear While their promised songs may sadden me, and tears to eyes will bring Their steadfast return assures my heart, to believe tomorrow's spring "Doubt your doubts before you doubt your faith."
______________________________________________________________ For The Contest Sponsored by Juli Michelle 10/18/13

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  1. Date: 11/16/2013 8:32:00 PM
    Wonderful write and win Carrie! Hugs

  1. Date: 11/14/2013 8:30:00 PM
    congrats on a well deserved win! awesome poem!!! enjoy the journey and God Bless, Stacey

  1. Date: 11/14/2013 2:22:00 PM
    Carrie---A very well-crafted, well-penned verse! Many congrats on your win in the contest! Enjoy your day~~~Julie :-)

  1. Date: 11/14/2013 8:14:00 AM
    So nicely done. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 11/14/2013 5:38:00 AM
    Congrats on your win, Carrie

  1. Date: 11/13/2013 10:37:00 PM
    BAM! You just earned a big old "bam" from me. I am blown away by the gentle beauty and sentiment of your poem. I see your heart and I like what I see. Congrats on a well deserved win. Yet another poem made my favorites list. CTB

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 2:46:00 PM
    Carrie a wonderful sight to behold and the vast distance they fly is incredible lovely poem Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 11:13:00 AM
    LOL Carrie Deiree DuCoer is a pen name I hate when they ask me to put my name on a contest entry, it's ridiculous that pen name means desire of the heart ;) XXXOOO

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 10:09:00 AM
    So awesome inspirational poem from the heart my very dear friend Carrie. You always write a very impressive poem. Kudos always! Thank you so much for sharing your precious gem tonight and your superb talent. This will go to my fave. Thank you so much for sharing! Have a great day and good luck always! By the way, thanks a lot as well for lovely comments on my poem. I'll come back & read more of yours, ok. Have a great wkend & more blessings! love lots & big hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 9:26:00 AM
    Dear Carrie - Such a wonderful line: 'I can hear inherent partings, as they form into a V' Such a wonderful poem, full of sadness, hope, renewal. I want to tell you. Your comment to Debbie's Mother's Bookmark was one of most moving I've read about the emotionally starved child. Personal experience, yes - poetry a strange theme in it all. Thank y ou. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 5:54:00 AM
    Just keep believing in tomorrow s Spring sweet Carrie.This poem brings so much comfort to my heart..Just beautiful