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Soul Mates

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Soul Mates

Darn! The wind is back with a vengeance.
Its howling,
	making the trees and grasses become its instrument. 
Gusts to 40 mph they say; I believe it.

But the sky is so blue and the clouds are illuminated from within.
Today the wind is so strong that I can smell the pine scent from the mountains —
	from the mountains where his ashes swirl.

He lifts my hair and whirls it around my face, and in the scent on the wind
	I am awash with cleanness.
The tune he plays as he surrounds my body is one of memories, and greeting.

The wind slowly becomes more gentle;
	caressing now; touching me in a more loving way.
Exploring with long cool fingers, around, reaching under my clothing,
	becoming intimate.

Forfeiting his boldness, with a sigh he leaves on soft goodbyes.

Darn, the wind is gone.

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  1. Date: 7/26/2008 10:33:00 AM
    Ah!! this is beautiful. you made my "Exceptional list" with this one.

  1. Date: 7/25/2008 1:21:00 PM
    Oh my god this is really beautiful. Congratulations on your featured write. I'd said it's well deserved. I almost felt like you were dancing with the wind and some how the wind had come alive to reflect your memories. Sometimes I'd give anything for that reenactment for some love ones I have lost. Beautiful write.

  1. Date: 7/22/2008 6:09:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poem being featured this week Judith. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/21/2008 2:18:00 PM
    Congratulations for your featured poem this week! Nice poem Laura :)

  1. Date: 7/21/2008 1:35:00 PM
    Nice use of imagery to forward your thoughts in this poem. Congratulations on being featured. I wish you continued success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 7/21/2008 10:44:00 AM
    This is a very beautiful poem that is full of originality - congrats on the feature

  1. Date: 7/21/2008 7:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on "Soul Mates" being featured, Judith. The wind always causes the fires to burn higher. God Bless. Vince

  1. Date: 7/20/2008 5:01:00 PM
    So sorry I ever missed this Judith. The wind can do magical things. You are caught in a strong, intimate moment of memory, and seem completely brought back to a different time. Congratulations on your excellent poetry being featured this week. It is an awesome write. Love, Shar