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My very close friend, a brilliant mind and poet, committed suicide about 12 years ago.  His poetry is what I have left and I search his words from time to time.

Early Mourning I sift through his Taoist rants searching the brilliance and madness for something to make sense; to inspire. And he does not insult me with the dust of dead men though dust is what remains. Ash falls through my fingers, as promised, plenty of his own decay, pure and uncontaminated, his spirit whispering remembrance; his legacy blowing in the wind captured in my heart and lungs.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010




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Date: 12/28/2012 12:57:00 PM
Hi Thvia, congratulations with your poem featured on this awesome endings week of 2012. Wishing you the best of 2013 to come... luv * Linda
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Date: 11/10/2012 6:11:00 PM
Thvia, enjoyed seeing you on Craig's winning list.. always~ pd
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Date: 11/9/2012 1:35:00 AM
Congratulations on you well deserved win Thvia xx
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Date: 11/8/2012 8:02:00 PM
CONGRATS THVIA ON AN EXCELLENT WRITE AND WORTHY WIN LUV ..SO SO HAPPY TO SEE U ON PS AGAIN AS WELL AS WINNERS LIST LUV .. HOW R U???
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Date: 11/8/2012 3:03:00 PM
Congratulations on your winning poem in the "Loss" contest - / / Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 11/8/2012 2:30:00 PM
Love the play on words in the title!I can see the ash in the wind ;) Congrad's on Your Win! Light & Love
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Date: 11/8/2012 10:37:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in Craig's "Loss" contest Thvia. Love, Carol
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Date: 11/8/2012 10:07:00 AM
congratulations on your win...Seren
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Date: 11/8/2012 9:37:00 AM
I love everything about this poem, especially the title and the last line. Very well done!
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Date: 9/11/2010 6:09:00 PM
Feeling is imagination in the poet's realm, and here feeling becomes nobler yet with brevity, efficiency, and artistic technique.
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Date: 9/5/2010 4:17:00 PM
enjoyed reading...hope you will stop by and read some of my poems at times.
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