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Mind Dance I hear you calling me I feel you on the wind Playing with my hair Grazing my cheek With kiss’s shadow Upon your distant shores Perched on craggy rocks Upon sunlit parched cliffs I receive you I feel the whispers Of the past I hear the moans Of the lost ones The forgotten ones I am here We are here Know me Know us.... For we have not departed We reside in your heart Gazing up I see the fuzzy silhouette Of a man I once knew Sitting in quiet contemplation I recognize the tilt of the head The steadfast gaze The lonely heart calling out Far below Rugged shoreline Sharp massive rock beacons Cascading Down ...down ...down Disappearing Becoming an erotic dance of mist and foam Lovers entwined frolicking effortlessly Their bodies of salt and sea intuiting one another Mesmerizing me with their sacred union High above royal seabirds Appear from their cave dwellings Diving down in unison To join the lover’s dance Their bodies Shining...sleek...untouchable Plunging full force into Undulating clouds of churning sea Seeking food Creatures of land and sea... Let me fly with you My nose is filled with cold briny air My eyelashes kissed with saline tears Taking me back to that moment Dry tall yellow grasses brush against you Your belly hot... hungry Making your way through pulsating relentless heat Your dry breath Your focus Your precision Your hunger I smell the hunt The fight The kill Watching you conquer your prey Providing for your pride With eyes closed I see all of you Oh gracious God of Light and beauty You come to me in my dreams Allowing me to be A humble witness to a All you have created I hear distant water gliding Over weathered stones Natures Music I hear the cawing of the seabirds Rising up Growing fuller One voice together I feel the cheekbones of my ancient ancestor Gently touching closed eyes Feeling the wrinkles of skin Her soul revealed Each scar, wound, Sunrise Kiss and tear Holding her hand is my gift. We walk through transparent sheets of Turquoise rain Smelling the mossy green growth beneath our feet High above where monkeys roam We hear the welcome drops Pelting the hand shaped leaves Falling through the greenery Finding their way to our smiles A forever embrace As we become one My heart expands Susan Lawrence Copyright 2021

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Date: 10/31/2023 5:17:00 AM
Good Morning Susan. Hello. Where does a reader begin to say the title is beautiful in itself and poetic that sets the tone of your entry. The free verse format was a wise choice and could only pull your words and thoughts out. Please allow me to say this is just beautiful and I can see how it has the honor of POTD. Thank you for sharing your skilled poetic talent. Have a wonderful day. Blessings (smile)
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Date: 10/2/2023 5:56:00 AM
I looked for most read. For some reason this was it.
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Date: 10/2/2023 8:57:00 PM
Happy for your visit .
Date: 10/16/2022 8:21:00 AM
And just to let you know, this one is number two on your BEST poems as chosen by members. I happen to agree with these lists most of the time. As usual, a gorgeous write here that I am revisiting
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Date: 10/2/2023 8:56:00 PM
Hugs dear Andrea :)
Date: 8/24/2022 3:45:00 PM
Hey, lady, coming down here to say I sure appreciate your fave on that one poem of mine, a poem I did not even think would ever get a POTD let alone so many nice comments. Hope you are doing well. As I sit here, the sky is darkening and it's getting windy. ARe you up in Sandy, feeling that too?
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Date: 8/24/2022 4:27:00 PM
Hi Andrea . ! I am well . Miss you . We are so close to finalizing last details and getting close to manufacturing. It’s been a busy time ! Heading back to CA for 2 weeks of work . Yes the sky is getting dark . Summer storms ! Let’s meet up again before too long . Hugs Susan :) I hope the animals are all behaving !
Date: 5/21/2022 11:15:00 AM
Your poem tempts us to accompany you on an endless mission of discovery and confirmation, Susan. We find ourselves being drawn back in time, without losing count of the present. What our ancestors did needs people like you to make sure that the legacy lives on. ~ Warm regards & hugs, my friend // paul
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Date: 5/24/2022 9:01:00 PM
Dear Paul, Sending you all light and love and gratitude for your visit and participation on the soul journey of life. I am happy to have found you here. Always inspired by your writing. Hugs, Susan :)
Date: 5/17/2022 7:18:00 AM
I thought I could write free verse. Your poem is magnificent. So full of imagery and emotions. Needs to be read twice to fill my mind with all the pains and love you so aptly describe. A wonderful poem.
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Date: 5/21/2022 8:38:00 AM
Dear Victor , I cherish your comments and participation. I have found much inspiration in your poems . Blessings my friend , Susan :)
Date: 2/5/2022 5:02:00 PM
Wow what can i say. The comments speaks for itself. What a fine free verse. The title alone absorbed my attention. "Watching you conquer your prey; providing for your pride". There is definitely some kind of wonderful in Susan. Very nice write and an honor to come across you.
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Date: 2/6/2022 7:40:00 AM
Johnny , in gratitude for your visit and humbled by your comments. I am so happy you could journey with me in this poem . I look forward to reading more of your work . Blessings, Susan :)
Date: 1/29/2022 10:15:00 AM
Congratulations on exceeding 2,000 views! Aloha 'oe!
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Date: 1/29/2022 12:15:00 PM
Thank you Rico !!!! Love you always . Xx Susan :)
Date: 1/19/2022 7:18:00 AM
I was not expecting to find such a romantic masterpiece here this morn my friend. Yet this meets that lofty standard and is indeed a true golden treasure to read and feel its imagery and emotional depths. A definite fav. God bless.
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Date: 1/20/2022 1:15:00 PM
Dear Robert, Thank you so much for visiting and reaching out. I am honored by your words and grateful for your visit and your fav! Most of all the way this poem touched your soul. Thank you . Sending blessings to you. Susan :)
Date: 1/7/2022 10:23:00 AM
Congratulations on exceeding 1,000 Views! Aloha 'oe! (The captcha code is "RAA"!)
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Date: 1/8/2022 7:12:00 PM
You are my champion dear Rico and a great source of inspiration. Hugs always , Susan :) x
Date: 11/9/2021 5:15:00 PM
Amazing! I love the details, lovely piece!
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Date: 11/11/2021 10:29:00 AM
Thank you Diane ! So happy for your visit. Susan :)
Date: 11/7/2021 1:20:00 PM
Lovely lines, great metaphor and imagery in this piece; nicely done.
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Date: 11/11/2021 10:28:00 AM
Thank you ! Happy for your visit and comments. Susan :)
Date: 11/5/2021 3:08:00 AM
I see intimate space and wonderful magenta clouds. What a wonderful poem, as are the others I have read here. Thank you, Susan.
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Date: 11/6/2021 9:09:00 AM
Dear Andrew, thank you for your visit and lovely comments. I look forward to reading your poems . Sending all good wishes to you ! Susan :)
Date: 11/4/2021 5:49:00 PM
Dear Susan, your writing blew me away today. Romantic and delicately intimate, yet so much more... you introduce imagery of dreams, memories, ancestors, in lush settings of the sea, the savannah, and a forest. So many glorious phrases, 'through transparent sheets of turquoise rain' is a favorite. Speaking of favorites, this is going in my faves so I can come back for return visits as this masterpiece so deserves. You write from the heart, dear poetess and I have much to learn from you ~ John
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Date: 11/6/2021 9:07:00 AM
John , In gratitude for you . Thank you for being a part of my journey of the heart , mind and soul. I am honored by your fav. These images come from my heart when I sit still and close my eyes and am in solitude . There are so many beautiful recesses of the mind available to us. If we are still magic seeps in ! Big hugs and all best wishes on your journey. Susan :)
Date: 11/4/2021 2:41:00 PM
Your mind,heart,and soul dances profoundly poetic.please,see and comment my poems.be well anyway.daniel.
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Date: 11/6/2021 9:04:00 AM
Daniel , Thank you for your visit and kind comments. I look forward to reading your poetry ! All the best, Susan :)
Date: 11/4/2021 2:40:00 PM
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Date: 11/4/2021 10:41:00 AM
A wonderful relishing poem by you with a beautiful depiction of all facets of life and it’s reality .My appreciation to you dear .
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Date: 11/6/2021 9:01:00 AM
Tejeswar, In gratitude to you . Susan :)
Date: 11/4/2021 10:35:00 AM
Susan ,I just read MindDance,A brilliant expressions of your poem touching subtle thoughts .Congrats ,mind blowing dear
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Date: 11/6/2021 9:01:00 AM
Thank you for your kind comments Tejeswar. I am so happy my poem moved you . Sending all good wishes to you, Susan
Date: 11/4/2021 9:36:00 AM
Susan, Beautiful love poem. I will read more of your poetry here. Thanks for Sharing
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Date: 11/6/2021 8:59:00 AM
Thank you David . Happy for your visit . All the best, Susan
Date: 4/25/2021 7:19:00 AM
Yes I am indeed smiling. Do drop by for a visit. ;0)
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Date: 4/25/2021 6:29:00 PM
Nice to hear ! Enjoyed visiting your poems today . :-)
Date: 4/22/2021 3:16:00 PM
such intense imagery am adding this gem to my faves to dive into again and again and again, your creativity with free verse is amazing:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 4/22/2021 3:24:00 PM
Dear Jan, I am honored by your words. Thank you for your comments and so happy you will read it again and again. With big hugs, Susan :)
Date: 3/31/2021 3:35:00 PM
Very beautifully penned!
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Date: 4/22/2021 9:46:00 AM
Thank you so much dear Smita. All the best, Susan :)
Date: 3/24/2021 9:52:00 AM
Dear Susan, your enchanting poem puts me in a sensory and soulful euphoria. The depth and breadth of your imagery is breathtaking.. magnificence, beauty and artistry spill from your gifted pen and stir the emotions with magical finesse. Congratulations for the worthy honor of POTW! A fav! You are to be admired, dear poetess. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
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Date: 3/25/2021 7:43:00 AM
Dear Susan, I am honored to have you visit my poem. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your warmth and comments which I will cherish. I am so happy my poem moved you. The words come from the depths of my soul and whisper in my heart. I am looking forward to reading more of the beautiful magic you create with your pen. Hugs, Susan :)
Date: 3/17/2021 4:05:00 PM
Lovely piece Susan, shows nice imagery and good expression too. Blessings,Gordon
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Date: 3/18/2021 6:33:00 PM
Thanks dear Gordon ! Sending all good wishes and blessings your way! Susan :)
Date: 3/17/2021 2:29:00 PM
Dropping by to say hello. ;0)
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Date: 3/18/2021 6:33:00 PM
HI Rick....Hope you are smiling !
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