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We Dream In Pink

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We Dream In Pink


In moments of silence, we dream in pink tranquility,
a blushing sunrise draped in rays of hope. The ability
to stand tall and then rise, soaring over the beast, shaded
below. Our memories of sickness and sorrow faded
until our tomorrows are crowned in wreaths of laurel.
We are survivors! The beast cannot shred our blooming floral 
spirits - our beauty, strength, resolve comes from our mother’s fight
in this long battle. We, who once walked alone, take flight
together on our promise to triumph in pink. We will leave
a legacy of unity to our daughters. We will not grieve
for the days before the noise in our heads became deafening. 
We will seize the pink skyline and savor the silencing   
of our fears. Prayers of hope will be heard across time and space
as the angels shout in Heaven. This is our fight! This is our race! 
The finish line waits, in our sight, on the blazing pink horizon… 


By Rhonda Johnson-Saunders 
for the PINKTOBER ((Join The Fight )) Contest

**Dedicated to all the brave breast cancer survivors including 
my mother-in-law, Joan Saunders** 

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  1. Date: 11/26/2013 11:53:00 PM
    Hello Rhonda, , Thank you for spreading and sharing your kindness. You know me I’ will always enjoy stopping by with love and support, no matter if I do not Understand what I am reading at times. I am very grateful and thankful to all who have been supportive of me one way or another. Your heartfelt words are the main attraction of who you are… Thanks for your inspiring visit. ----- Happy Thanksgiving ~ LINDA

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 10:32:00 PM
    Rhonda, , lovely impressive win................ SKAT:)

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 1:59:00 PM
    Hello PINKTOBER, winning poet --- RHONDA --- Thank you for embracing my contest with your poem. I took my time on this particular contest, many heartfelt poems:-(... If you'd like:) stop by my latest blog "Hold My Pen While I Write." In there you will find my very own PinkTober invitation. Take Care & have yourself an awesome day... xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 10:06:00 AM
    These survivors are brave indeed and your verses are splendid.

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 12:41:00 AM
    An excellent PINK poem!! Loved it!

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 8:25:00 PM
    Rhonda...bravo! Already a winner.....having had a scare myself this really hit home....tremoundous poem..and tribute

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 7:17:00 PM
    wowowow, this is amazing and the way you used enjambment too. It's the best I have seen in this particular contest and now a FAVE for me.

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 4:05:00 PM
    Rhonda great lines about a dreadful disease that effects families all over the world...well said....David

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 11:07:00 AM
    A disease that effects so many families in our country..It is good that she is a survivor..Enjoyed reading your work..My niece was diagnosed about a year ago..She had the surgery, chemo, and is on a maintaince pill..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 10:51:00 AM
    This is trancendant and beautiful, I am glad I stopped by so I could read it.

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 1:37:00 AM
    - Rhonda, it's so beautiful - This is truly "PINK" to all women!! - Join The Fight !!!!! - Good luck in the contest! - Have a great new week! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 8:41:00 PM
    Such an amazing poem very touching.

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 7:03:00 PM
    what a beautiful dedication to her and others as well....excellent write Rhonda, I see this one doing well in the contest :)

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 5:04:00 PM
    This is a very brave and triumphant write my friend! I really enjoyed reading this delightfully wondrous victory that this poem implies this evening! What an outstanding piece, such a powerful piece, Great Work!!