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A Tribute to a Star

On you the angels did bestow
a glow your friends would come to know
as star-shine!

For even stars cannot outshine
your countenance. It's as divine
as starlight.

Oh, how you hush those stars, my dear,
from brightly shining when you're near;
they're star-struck.

I too am stricken by your sight.
I'd love to be with you all night
to star-gaze.

Shine on, sweet man, but do not burn
too long or strongly; stars might turn
to stardust!


Dedication to a special person!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 1/11/2020 1:38:00 AM
A poem for a poet. Your affection is palpable. A beautiful and touching write.
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Date: 6/15/2019 6:16:00 PM
Congrats on your win, Andrea.
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Date: 6/13/2019 11:14:00 PM
This is exquisite, Buddy, I just love it! He must have been floored by this extraordinary tribute and dedication to love ... superb! HM?? This is my winner!
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 6/14/2019 8:56:00 AM
Thanks so very much. This was for a fellow poet who was here a short while and really was a shining star. Then Poof! He disappears.
Date: 7/9/2017 9:49:00 PM
Well, I see you won again with this nice tribute :)
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Date: 8/17/2015 9:29:00 PM
Andrea.. I salute you for your fabulous winning tribute to Armand!
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Date: 8/12/2015 1:00:00 AM
This poem is so delightful Andrea. Armand is the romantic poet of our times and you picked the best form to honor him. He belongs amid the stars! I love this shinning tribute Andrea and must fave it. Congrats on your win my friend! 7
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Date: 8/10/2015 12:12:00 AM
Lovely tribute to a great poet Andrea! I too hv always loved reading his heartfelt poetry, Congrats on big win!
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Date: 8/9/2015 5:43:00 AM
amazing tribute to a great man Andrea he has such a tender heart congrats on win hugs 7
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Date: 8/8/2015 10:08:00 PM
Andrea, this is lovely and I am proud to read the poem. He's a very dear poet. I hope Linda reads this, she spoke highly and kindly of Armand. Enjoyed the tribute. SKAT
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Date: 8/8/2015 5:19:00 PM
Dropping back with my congratulations Andrea - I miss Armand so much - we are lucky to still have contact with him occassionally and I hope and pray he will be back with us soon ... miracles DO happen:-) Hugs Jan xx
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Date: 8/8/2015 1:18:00 PM
Andrea, beautiful tribute. "A Long Loud Sigh" was the first in my favorites folder.
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Date: 8/8/2015 9:13:00 AM
I miss Armand, this is a wonderful tribute. Congratulations.
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Date: 8/8/2015 9:04:00 AM
Andrea, although I'm not familiar with Armand ,you have penned an awesome tribute.Congratulations on your well deserved win:-)Alexis
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Date: 8/8/2015 7:38:00 AM
I can see him smiling Andrea...I hope all is well...congrats Tim
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Date: 6/1/2015 3:29:00 PM
Andrea, back to read this beauty again, a lovely tribute to your friend, I wonder where he is? Do I dare say 7, oh what to heck, A BIG FAT SEVEN and thanks for visiting my poem, I ran . . . my dad was such a unique character, always doing silly and wonderfully funny things, oh the stories told at his funeral had us in stitches, it seems he was like that all his life, in all circumstances, oh I was shattered inside, weeping while laughing
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Date: 5/5/2015 12:36:00 PM
I am glad I found this today. What a beautiful tribute to a gifted and kind poet. We are blessed to have him here with us.
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Date: 4/27/2015 1:05:00 PM
A nice tribute to your soup star. love phyl
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Date: 4/12/2015 6:50:00 PM
Dear Andrea: Lovely write. Lovely read. Simply lovely. Well done. Leon
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Date: 3/18/2015 6:36:00 AM
Beautiful write Andrea. Congrats on the win
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Date: 3/15/2015 2:37:00 PM
Andrea, beautiful never gets old.. Congrats on a beautiful write and win!
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Date: 3/14/2015 7:29:00 AM
Beautiful Andrea! Congrats on fine win!
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Date: 3/13/2015 8:27:00 AM
dropping back with my congrats on your HM - it's just great to read this again:-) Hugs jan xx
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Date: 3/2/2015 2:03:00 AM
What a beauty this is.Armand is a great poet and a good friend who deseserves this.Hope He gets to see this sweet friend.
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Date: 3/1/2015 2:44:00 AM
that is pretty awesome. i love the form and the theme. great tribute hope he comes back for you.
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Date: 2/27/2015 2:19:00 AM
Armand we miss you so much :-) lovely dedication of friendship Andrea - poem of the day - who could ask for more:-) Hugs jan xx
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