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Karen's Song

I woke up this morning giving undue thanks to anyone. I took for granted that the sun was shining as I was showering. I turned on my computer without a second thought as I sipped my coffee. I clicked onto my usual poetry venue out of sheer habit and ennui. Looking for a way to expend precious moments I never pay attention to. Searching for something not thought of until that certain someone finds you. I stumbled upon words. I stumbled upon icons. I stumbled upon her. I read her visceral emotions. dedicated to a person I didn’t. I saw strength between each delicate letter. I felt unconditional love in the blank spaces admist each verse. My friend resounded unbridled courage that didn’t need a medal or a monument. She reverberated life. She reverberated power. She reverberated friendship. She presented me with hope. What a beautiful gift one can give. Although poetry is an art form - giving of one's self is silent godsong. Dearest poetess - although we are strangers I must tell you something. There is an angel beside you. You may not be able to see their halo or wings - but they are there. Not too many people are visited by mortal cherubs. You, my friend are truly blessed You cannot see me crying now, can you? ...can you? For: Debbie Guzzi Free Verse Seriously contest.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 2/28/2011 2:57:00 PM
Very touching and endearing rendering, Kory. Lainie
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Date: 2/23/2011 12:43:00 PM
Congratulations on your win in Debbie Guzzi's contest "Free Verse Seriously". A well deserved win Kory. Love, Carol
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Date: 2/22/2011 11:15:00 AM
What a great free verse poem, Kory. I'm wondering who this Karen was. Obviously a great source of inspiration for you. Awesome! Congratulations on your win. Love, Carolyn
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Date: 2/19/2011 12:09:00 PM
Hey Kory, congratulations on your win in Deb's contest.. enjoy your weekend :)
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Date: 2/14/2011 4:36:00 PM
Hi KC! Sorry I'm running behind with commenting! However it's not too late to say, Congratulations on your great win in the contest! Enjoyed reading this! Love, Annalise
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Date: 2/14/2011 7:58:00 AM
Congrats on the win in the contest...A good write for a winner......George
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Date: 2/12/2011 11:27:00 PM
congrats on the win. You've created a moving tribute to transcending emotion
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Date: 2/12/2011 8:37:00 AM
Oh yes....I remember this one,.....so glad to see it in the winners circle! This one spoke to me, I have read poems so often like Karen's, that stay with me, that change perhaps a bit of me even. Well done, Kory!
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Date: 2/12/2011 2:59:00 AM
stirring me high, kory.. BIG CHEERS for the awesome wiin! :) huggs, nette
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Date: 2/11/2011 8:33:00 PM
This is very unique poem. I like it. Many congratulations for this success.
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Date: 2/11/2011 5:24:00 PM
Congrats Kory on your wonderful win in Debbie's contest for this most beautiful write and entry my friend.. enjoy another success with luv..
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Date: 2/11/2011 4:06:00 PM
Extraordinary verse, KC! An awesome tribute to one who shares her gift as she should! Best of luck in Deb's "Free Verse Seriously"Contest! Always, Annalise
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Date: 2/10/2011 11:48:00 PM
wow, this is a wonderful tribute for some very lucky poetess! Very beautiful indeed, Kory. Luv, Andrea
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