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Helen's Rebirth

in a fog she stands -
frantic movements cross her palm. . . 
the gloom is lifting

something cold flowing -
comprehension gushes forth. . .
she utters. . . wa   ter

(based on last scene of "The Miracle
Worker" & inspired by Rick Parise's 
haiku contest: "Flowing Water")

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010




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Date: 5/16/2015 12:26:00 PM
WOw
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Date: 3/21/2011 8:05:00 AM
This is a different poem and I guess I would have to see the film to know what happened. love phyl
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Date: 12/31/2010 9:23:00 AM
Wonderful haiku Andrea, love them both. Nothing quite like a birth:))
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Date: 12/18/2010 5:35:00 PM
Awesome piece you have penned here. So few words and yet so powerful. Thanks so much for sharing! Have a blessed day~mary~
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Date: 12/17/2010 12:09:00 PM
Unique and creative, congratulations
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Date: 12/17/2010 10:59:00 AM
Congrats Andrea on this well deserved win.
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Date: 12/17/2010 8:27:00 AM
Congratulations on this well deserved win in the contest, Andrea
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Date: 12/17/2010 7:56:00 AM
This one touched me so deeply, Andrea. Congratulations on a well-deserved win! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 12/17/2010 7:24:00 AM
Congrats Andrea on your big win in Rick's contest with this exciting entry on flowing water.. enjoy my friend with luv..
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Date: 12/16/2010 10:04:00 PM
missed these wonderful haiku's Andrea, just love them, congrats. Harry
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Date: 12/16/2010 9:53:00 PM
I love this one Andrea!!!great write ~ congrats on you excellent placement~Check the winner list!!!!God bless you !!!`Rick ~~~Imagery deluxe~~~~
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Date: 12/16/2010 9:09:00 PM
Andrea, you got mail ;)
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Date: 12/16/2010 8:58:00 PM
Wow, I love this one.. Hmmm I might as well not have entered Andrea.. ;) It's going to be good having your mom visit, enjoy every minute, love Wilma
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Date: 12/15/2010 1:23:00 PM
oh! and well done.
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Date: 12/15/2010 1:22:00 PM
a very mysterious feeling write Andrea, because i am not familiar with this movie,however i think it still would have this feel even if i knew it.
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Date: 12/15/2010 11:44:00 AM
This is wonderful, Andrea. Truly a masterpiece that evokes the same feelings we experience when seeing that timeless movie. Definitely a winner! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 12/15/2010 5:13:00 AM
I have heard of the movie but have never seen it..Good work..Reads like a winner..Thanks for stopping by my work about the water flowing...It was just for fun..Sara
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Date: 12/14/2010 4:38:00 PM
I'm not familiar with that movie, Andrea. I will have to google it and check it out so I can re read this poem with it in mind. (Also I'!m not familiar with this contest) :)
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Date: 12/14/2010 3:13:00 PM
well done!! must read!! must be a winner!
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Date: 12/14/2010 9:04:00 AM
oh wow, Andrea! this is just awesome-- love how you approached the challenge-- it gives it so much meaning :) way to go and a winner I tell you! Upon reading your title I wondered at first who Helen was-- very cool moving entry :) I think I am going to try to eke out an entry then I have to go---hugs to you-- nikko :)
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Date: 12/14/2010 6:39:00 AM
Great idea for this contest. Rick will be delighted Im sure. BG
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Date: 12/14/2010 6:17:00 AM
Great entry!!! wow a winner for sure....so enjoyed your work...with luv Michael
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Date: 12/14/2010 5:08:00 AM
Oh a very good one Andrea.. very emphatic and emotional scene from that movie and u nailed the Haiku to compliment it.. good luck my friend in Rick's contest... mine is "Holy H 2 O" ..with luv..
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Date: 12/14/2010 3:39:00 AM
The second haiku with great images are a class by it self, Andrea. Good luck in the contest.
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