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ENLIGHTENMENT



Yesterday, snapshots of life framed the sky All past timelines refilling mind’s pages; My chapters from youth’s byways lingered, when Troubles of identity reached a sharp peak. They Seemed to question a need to conform, but So undaunted was I to be my own imprint. Far the miles my feet wished for something else, Away from usual paths in need of new quests. Now, I listen to spirit enlightening my days It cradles a stillness borne out of reflection. Looks like the rebel within has withered As I embrace the beauty of today’s mellowing. Though rough winds trigger anticipation They're washed by night’s reckoning; Here in a space of tenderness, I listen To the rhythm of moon bouncing: paced twirls Stay within my center with ease and compassion. Oh snapshots drift as mere apparitions; I enter light’s arc blazing, while fluid instincts Believe the past has forged a sense of rebirth. In calm acceptance, my heart cherishes this wisdom; Yesterday brought forth the deliverance of my soul. Yesterday's Acrostic Contest by nette onclaud

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  1. Date: 2/8/2014 12:25:00 PM
    Congratulations on a big win with a ig poem. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 2/8/2014 8:01:00 AM
    Way to go with this exciting winning work..Congrats...Sara

  1. Date: 2/7/2014 11:41:00 PM
    HA! The rebel within withered? I sincerely doubt that, just transforming into a different kinda power... peace, sistah, beauty write, namaste. ~N

  1. Date: 2/7/2014 11:50:00 AM
    A transformation through time so well delivered. Congratulations with standing ovation, Nette!

  1. Date: 2/7/2014 11:22:00 AM
    congratulations for a big win!!!! ...your poem is surely an "enlightenment" to our soul..Keep on shining, Nette!! *__* huggs..:*

  1. Date: 2/7/2014 6:32:00 AM
    Nice and spiritual. Congratulations on your win. I love the flow and the insight in your poem. It's nice to see you here. Big Smiles, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 2/7/2014 12:56:00 AM
    Congrats nette,no doubt, this deserves a leading place it wins.

  1. Date: 2/6/2014 4:56:00 PM
    Nette dear you are unstoppable great write congrats on win hugs

  1. Date: 2/6/2014 1:51:00 PM
    Nette Nette Nette....ahhhhh....my troubles disappear when I read your poetry...congratulations on another win....:-) :-)

  1. Date: 2/6/2014 1:27:00 PM
    Congratullations nette xx

  1. Date: 2/6/2014 12:24:00 PM
    Excellent poem Nette. It doesn't completely reflect the sense of regret embodied in the Beatles song, which is what I was looking for. I don't know if you want the song words to be hidden or not, but a left justification would make them stand out more than centering. Congratulations!

  1. Date: 2/5/2014 4:10:00 PM
    Very nice N.O.; "Oh snapshots drift as mere apparitions;"...Wonderful association! Wonderful acrostic!//Sinclair

  1. Date: 2/3/2014 7:38:00 PM
    this is sure to be at the top. I have seen a few really good ones already and this one is maybe even better!! awesome, Nette.

  1. Date: 2/3/2014 2:10:00 PM
    Nette, very cool write this, I like it...I have finally got around to posting my sonnet I did for Debbie's contest...David

  1. Date: 2/3/2014 8:18:00 AM
    I love the soft feel of this one you brought with the words; stillness, mellow, lingering...It gives the feel of looking at snapshots in black and white or sepia tones.

  1. Date: 2/3/2014 7:17:00 AM
    Oh how I missed perusing your work Nette. Fine imagery, gorgeous read.

  1. Date: 2/3/2014 1:31:00 AM
    Nette, as usual, a beautiful poem, I adored reading it. Elightenment and wisdom are the only things worth searching for. Well done my friend....peter

  1. Date: 2/3/2014 12:44:00 AM
    WOW!! I had my mouth open almost through the whole poem my friend! I am amazed at your talent within this tremendous write! I really enjoyed reading this masterful poem this evening! What a fantastic piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 2/2/2014 3:52:00 PM
    This contest sure brought forth some fine verse. So nice to have a moment to read yours. Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/2/2014 1:48:00 PM
    A transformational journey highlighted by resplendant metaphors.I feel the second wind of life " mellowing". I'm still incurable, hah! This is poem is outstanding!

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