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For I Can Hear Life

When our once young selves turn stale and old and old and old, then in that beauty I still see, I can hear life... I can hear life as it calls out its love song-- its plaintive plea to my ageless soul. And when death makes its awkward entrance, my soul, sudden cut adrift from its moorings, will carry that beauty, that beauty of a life lived, with all its loves and all its joys and all its tears to the next world, to the next beautiful, resplendent dream. For I can hear life.... 12/28/16

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Date: 3/20/2020 12:18:00 AM
LJ, Congratulations on your HM. I like the movement of this poem.
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L. J. Carber
Date: 3/20/2020 10:27:00 AM
Thanks Sam--and may you and yours go with God, especially in these scary times....
Date: 9/17/2018 9:02:00 PM
Congrats on your gold medal win, LJ.
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L. J. Carber
Date: 9/19/2018 8:19:00 AM
Thank you, my friend
Date: 9/11/2018 2:50:00 PM
WOW...stunning emotions are felt when reading this first place winning poem! This beauty is going into my faves L.J. Congratulations on your deserving top win! : )
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L. J. Carber
Date: 9/12/2018 7:29:00 AM
Thank you Connie-- you're making me blush!!!
Date: 9/9/2018 1:34:00 PM
Beautiful, LJ. Congrats on the win.
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L. J. Carber
Date: 9/12/2018 7:30:00 AM
Thanks Andrea!
Date: 10/7/2017 12:35:00 AM
Lovely piece, LJ - enjoyed it very much! Blessings and congratulations on your well-deserved win, my friend - wonderful work! :-)
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L. J. Carber
Date: 10/7/2017 3:59:00 PM
Thanks Gregory!
Date: 10/6/2017 7:14:00 PM
LJ, congratulations on your win in Brian's contest !
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L. J. Carber
Date: 10/7/2017 4:00:00 PM
Thank you, Broken Wings!
Date: 5/10/2017 9:58:00 PM
An ageless soul, indeed! Congrats!
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L. J. Carber
Date: 5/11/2017 2:57:00 PM
Thank you, Kim!
Date: 12/28/2016 5:24:00 PM
What a great outlook on life and getting older. This was fantastic Len. Nicely expressed.
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L. J. Carber
Date: 12/29/2016 1:34:00 PM
Thank you Chris-- your kind words of appreciation mean a lot to this old poet!