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The Turning Ground

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Below is the poem entitled The Turning Ground which was written by poet John Beam. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The Turning Ground

*    It Leaps upon the turning ground                                                                               winter is past the sun                                                                                               does bring the warmth of dancer’s spring                                                                     love rises buds begun                                     *                                                                                                                              The scent of coming flowers sweeps                                                                             away death’s sway new life                                                                                            It Leaps upon the turning ground                                                                             death lies untrue, no wife              *                                                                                                                                 It Leaps upon the turning ground                                                                                 the flowers, birds do care                                                                                             as life does fly towards the sky                                                                                    the song of love we share                                                                                 *                                                                                                                                As newness flames the hearts of kin                                                                            She sleeps only no breath                                                                                               It Leaps upon the turning ground                                                                                 but life steps forth, she weds

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  1. Date: 3/13/2014 1:15:00 AM
    Yes the ground really turns to spring! Very well written n congrats on first place win John !!

    Beam Avatar John Beam
    Date: 3/13/2014 10:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Upma for your kind words
  1. Date: 3/12/2014 10:02:00 PM
    A worthy win. Congratulations on your no. 1 win..

    Beam Avatar John Beam
    Date: 3/12/2014 10:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you Joyce. It is my first ever #1
  1. Date: 3/12/2014 4:57:00 PM
    Beautiful poem...worth the win :) // paul

    Callus Avatar Paul Callus
    Date: 3/13/2014 10:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi John; I've only been on Soup since last month...getting to know people slowly and trying to read their works as well. txs for stopping by to read some of my poems. cu around. // paul
    Beam Avatar John Beam
    Date: 3/12/2014 10:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Paul , How are you doin glad to meet you. I enjoyed reading some your poetry this evening.
  1. Date: 3/11/2014 7:17:00 PM
    Congrad's on your Spring win. Light & Love

    Beam Avatar John Beam
    Date: 3/12/2014 5:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Debbie
  1. Date: 3/11/2014 5:52:00 PM
    Way to go with this great winner in the contest..Congrats..Sara

    Beam Avatar John Beam
    Date: 3/12/2014 5:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Sara
  1. Date: 3/11/2014 11:44:00 AM
    love nature, and her role.... John, Congratulations, with your big win! ~SKAT~

    Beam Avatar John Beam
    Date: 3/11/2014 5:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you very much for kind words ~SKAT~
  1. Date: 3/11/2014 10:54:00 AM
    A big win! Congrats to you. BG

    Beam Avatar John Beam
    Date: 3/11/2014 5:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks Anne-Lise
    Beam Avatar John Beam
    Date: 3/11/2014 5:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Barbara I was busy writing did not even know I won.
  1. Date: 3/11/2014 9:22:00 AM
    - Theme - "Spring Fever" contest: Congratulations on your wonderful   winning poem,John !!! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 3/11/2014 3:40:00 AM
    Beautifully said and written well John... Keep beaming! :)s Verlena

    Beam Avatar John Beam
    Date: 3/11/2014 6:00:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for kind words and by the grace of lord Jesus I will.
  1. Date: 3/11/2014 1:04:00 AM
    Congratulations on the fine win. Enjoyed this brilliant piece, john

    Beam Avatar John Beam
    Date: 3/11/2014 6:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Ram for congrats
  1. Date: 3/11/2014 12:48:00 AM
    Beautifully written.. Deserved winner !

    Beam Avatar John Beam
    Date: 3/11/2014 6:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Dave for the kind words
  1. Date: 2/23/2014 1:56:00 PM
    John good flow and I like the refrain...David

    Beam Avatar John Beam
    Date: 2/23/2014 2:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you David , I like the metaphor turning ground when life sprouts again the resurrection