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Lucilla Smiled

Although her smile I could not see, Lucilla smiled through poetry. This lovely lady I met here who graced us with her sunny ways until her very final days became for me somebody dear. Although her smile I could not see, Lucilla smiled through poetry. Her words of wisdom now can flow in heaven, where all angels go. This lovely lady I met here became for me somebody dear. Although her smile I could not see, Lucilla smiled through poetry! RIP Lucilla Carrillo - Written in her memory Oct 2014 For the Sonnetina Rispetto Contest of Dr. Ram Mehta

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  1. Date: 10/21/2014 8:11:00 PM

    Thank you Andrea, What a beautiful poem for Lucy's memory, she is really missed :') eve
  1. Date: 10/21/2014 8:06:00 PM

    Lovely tribute, Andrea! Jimbo
  1. Date: 10/21/2014 7:58:00 PM

    I love this poem. This woman clearly inspired you. Very touching to show everyone else how she touched you. Remarkable
  1. Date: 10/21/2014 4:18:00 PM

    Hi, Andrea. I'm published now in Haiku Journal #31and in reading the other submissions, all American haiku, I'm not sure what true haiku is. No matter. I've read the publications and most are not too clear on form. Face it, dear, my poetry is out in left field anyway. Love, daver
  1. Date: 10/21/2014 4:02:00 PM

    Beautiful memorial, Andrea. Love, daver
  1. Date: 10/21/2014 9:30:00 AM

    You have captured her essence with this piece. She continues to be a gift to us. I too felt her smile. She continued to touch us right to the end of her life.
  1. Date: 10/21/2014 12:36:00 AM

    She smiled through her poetry all right. Lucilla will be missed... but she is most definitely in a better place. It's plain to see how many lives she has touched - even people who never knew her in person, but in mind. Beautifully crafted, Andrea.
  1. Date: 10/20/2014 10:03:00 PM

    This is a very lovely poem to our dear friend Lucilla my dear friend Andrea. I'm sure our angel friend is smiling right now with this very wonderful tribute to her. I love it so much. The form is really nice and very interesting. I hope I can try it also one of these days. Thank you so much for sharing! I'm on short break right now started 17th-23rd Oct. I'll let you know if i've already get d book. TYSM again for everything. Good luck! love lots and big hugs, Leonora
  1. Date: 10/20/2014 3:21:00 PM

    I know I wrote about this one before but I wanted to review it again, it helps me feel better right now, I just lost a friend also but your words say what I still am not ready to say, I hope you can understand what I'm trying to say, I'm sure you do, cheri
  1. Date: 10/20/2014 2:49:00 PM

    Andrea, this is beautiful! What a wonderful tribute - I can't imagine anything more touching to a poet than having someone write a poem in their memory. Those first two/last two lines are perfect.
  1. Date: 10/20/2014 12:41:00 PM

    heart touching beautiful piece andrea rest her beautiful soul excellent pen dear friend
  1. Date: 10/20/2014 11:56:00 AM

    Sad to hear of her death. I believe I have read some of her verse on this site. I will look it up now.
  1. Date: 10/20/2014 2:11:00 AM

    Excellent. Great and thought provoking tribute to her. Thanks for sharing
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 8:20:00 PM

    Hello Andrea! Amazing poem!! I liked your style of writing very much. Even though I don't know who Lucilla is, I can guess she was a very influential poet! Sneha
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 7:38:00 PM

    Good for you. I know she can read everything we write. God Bless Her! This is beautiful.
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 7:07:00 PM

    A beautiful tribute to Lucilla who was an inspiration to all of us. well written and certainly a winner. I value your support, encouragement and kind comments for my stuff, Andrea. Thx for taking time to read about the animals. Have a grand week = bob h
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 7:05:00 PM

    Dear Andrea, Your Lucilla lives on in the little pieces she gave to all who want. I am new to this site and already a small piece of her came to me from you, Thank you!
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 4:55:00 PM

    Thought provoking tribute to your poet friend. Words written from your heart.
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 3:33:00 PM

    wow, i had no idea that lucilla had passed away. this is a wonderful tribute to her, andrea - i absolutely love the whole idea of her "smiling through poetry." very creative and beautifully written...
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 3:08:00 PM

    Super...Super...Super...I love the divine smile of Lucilla...Long live Lucilla and You...
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 2:37:00 PM

    This is a great tribute to her, Andrea! Very sweet and nice of you to remember Lucilla so.! You must miss her a lot. I like also your title you chose.Thank you for using my Sonnetina Rispetto poetry form! And good luck in the contest my friend! Love & light! xxx D.
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 1:35:00 PM

    - Oh, Andrea thank you that you have written these beautiful words about our dear friend Lucilla - I hope she still smiles - I miss her a lot! - She was a beautiful person in heart and soul - May it sprinkling angel dust over everything you are and everything you have - Good luck in the contest! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 1:23:00 PM

    Andrea, Lucilla is still smiling broadly now that she knows the truth! She looks down on us and with her kind heart surrounds us with love! What a great Lady she was and what a great friend you are remembering her! Thank you!
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 1:14:00 PM

    Andrea you have a beautiful loving heart.Im sure Lucilla is smiling in heaven right now.Such a beautiful tribute in her memory.
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 1:11:00 PM

    An incredible beautiful tribute to an amazing lady who we miss so dearly. Good luck in the contest Andrea:-0 Hugs jan xxx
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 1:05:00 PM

    What a beautiful dedication Andrea. I am sure she is smiling reading this now.
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 1:05:00 PM

    Lucilla had such a big and loving heart...Just a beautiful person...love your tribute...hugs Tim
  1. Date: 10/19/2014 12:44:00 PM

    Andrea...when I read her posts...it brings a sweet pain to my heart. She was just so lovely...I had an email or two from her. How precious. This is such a beautiful tribute. Truly....captures her essence so well. Hugs

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