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Inspiration found in a friend...


Blog Posted:9/22/2012 2:02:00 PM

We all get inspired in different ways.. Could be a song or a movie or maybe just the way the wind blew today.. Well I was inspired to write this piece below by a wonderful poet and friend with dreams that connected our thoughts...hope you like it...  Michael


                                                   "Paradise Found"

                                           Walk with me into a paradise...
                                       Up steps to where hearts shall rise...

                                      Rhyming letters and strumming tunes...
                                       Flowing dreams like floating balloons...

                                        Floors of love with untouched peace...
                                   Where a poets world could drip with ease...

                                         Take a ride on this Ark of dreams...
                                   Over land to sea we connect like streams...


                                   inspired by ~Sukmawati Komala's~~ dreams..
                                                  now my dream too..

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  1. Date: 9/28/2012 3:31:00 AM
    thank you dear Mike...love to share with you and am honor so much with your excellent writes..i really enjoy your great work !!!<3<3<3 SK

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  1. Date: 9/24/2012 8:59:00 PM
    Hi Michael..I know about this dream of Sukma's and how much it means to her...We spoke about what each level of the Ark could mean and how it touched her life in such a dramatic way...How nice of u to write this in honor of her...Enjoyed!! gwendolen

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    Komala Avatar Sukmawati Komala Date: 9/28/2012 3:34:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    dear sista..thank you so much for spending your valuable time to hear my share...and your descirption upon the dream is awesome and that means so much to me..am blessed to share with you <3<3<3oxoxox SK
  1. Date: 9/23/2012 2:27:00 PM
    lovely blog,,, xox~pd

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    Falotico Avatar Michael J. Falotico Date: 9/23/2012 6:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks PD Xox
  1. Date: 9/23/2012 1:22:00 PM
    I especially liked the 'Flowing dreams like floating ballons' Great, Great imagery.

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    Falotico Avatar Michael J. Falotico Date: 9/23/2012 6:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Carol, I love playing with words. Xxxx
  1. Date: 9/23/2012 11:52:00 AM
    Yes sir my brother. That is book 2.

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  1. Date: 9/23/2012 7:54:00 AM
    Revisiting this amazing dream poem,its awesome and such a good reflection of how important poetry is for us.Is the pic above your bio the cover of your book,Mike? Keep the beer cold and the steak hot bro:) Arild

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  1. Date: 9/23/2012 12:09:00 AM
    What a beautiful poem Michael and thank you for bringing it to my attention I have not come across Sukmawati yet but I will now search her out, hugs Michael xx

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    Komala Avatar Sukmawati Komala Date: 9/28/2012 3:46:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    dear Mandy my golden angle..we do share each other in soup and am blessed to know you..<3<3<3 octopus hugs days and nights...luv you much ...:) SK
    Falotico Avatar Michael J. Falotico Date: 9/23/2012 6:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes Mandy, she is an amazing Poet... a dreamer just like myself and I'm sure many more......xxxx
  1. Date: 9/22/2012 8:18:00 PM
    Yes, I think this is the same poem I read earlier today. Lovely, Michael, and the title of your book is charming.

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    Falotico Avatar Michael J. Falotico Date: 9/23/2012 6:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes it is the sam I posted yesterday, just wanted to bring more attention on how I was inspired... thanks, glad you like the book title...xxx
  1. Date: 9/22/2012 7:47:00 PM
    love it... nicely done, hugs cory

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    Falotico Avatar Michael J. Falotico Date: 9/23/2012 6:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    THanks Cory!!!
  1. Date: 9/22/2012 5:03:00 PM
    Thank you Sara!!! Inspiration is a wonderful thing that feeds the Soul.

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  1. Date: 9/22/2012 5:01:00 PM
    Yes she is Gail. As some many more on here that need to be recognized as well. Her dream she shared brought out this poem.

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  1. Date: 9/22/2012 4:43:00 PM
    Ahhh! I really like this one..Great work honoring a friend...Sara

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  1. Date: 9/22/2012 2:46:00 PM
    Join the Dream Soupers....

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  1. Date: 9/22/2012 2:33:00 PM
    @Arild~ The soup is a haw stack with many good needles and few bad.. we just have to keep reaching our hand in there and hope for poets like these... Still craving that Steak n Beer brother...

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  1. Date: 9/22/2012 2:30:00 PM
    Why thank you both for such sweet cmments... @Yassss~ you words on here and off here reflect nothing but beauty and "real" friendship. I treasure that...

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  1. Date: 9/22/2012 2:19:00 PM
    Liked it alot,Michael.That`s the wonderful spirit about the Soup.We get connected and inspired by so many awesome writers from all over the world:) An amazing dream,Mike

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