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Morning Mist



In dampened blur of violet dawn as angels’ weep did touch upon a mourner’s shoulders mist enshroud - to soften edges gauzy haze that hug around these painful days and mellow memories endowed in sacred stillness of time gone. In silent water droplets clear is beauty precious every sphere collecting on the silvern spires midst leaf and scented lavender reminding me of when we were devoted in our love’s desires - each flower holds a lost love tear. Susan Ashley September 29, 2018 ~ Third Place ~ Contest: Your Choice Flower Verse, Any Form, Any Theme Sponsor: Brian Strand

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Date: 7/25/2019 9:17:00 PM
The smooth flow and vivid imagery made your lovely poem a joy to read this evening... Keep up the wonderful work Susan... Congratulations on your win!
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Date: 7/27/2019 10:09:00 AM
I relish your beautiful comments, Kelly. Thank you for sharing your lovely thoughts with me and for your kind congrats, both are truly appreciated. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
Date: 6/27/2019 10:02:00 PM
Beautiful Susan. "that hug around these painful days"..."each flower holds a lost love tear" Congrats on your win.
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Date: 6/27/2019 10:12:00 PM
Jeanne, my spirit soars on the wings of your uplifting comments. Thank you for your gracious visit and heartwarming congrats. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 6/27/2019 11:44:00 AM
Quite lovely, Susan--it reads beautifully--congrats!
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Date: 6/27/2019 9:15:00 PM
Thank you for you heartwarming congrats, L. J. Your esteemed presence here and your precious comments are truly appreciated. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 6/27/2019 3:41:00 AM
What a lovely flowing poem Susan, congrats. :)
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Date: 6/27/2019 9:13:00 PM
Thank you for your uplifting comments and heartwarming congrats, Gary. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 6/25/2019 6:51:00 AM
Superb write--as always. Congrats on your podium win Susan.
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Date: 6/26/2019 8:41:00 PM
Thank you, Vijay, your wonderful comments and heartwarming congrats are a joy to receive. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 6/24/2019 10:59:00 PM
Absolutely lovely, Susan. Congrats on your well deserved podium finish.
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Date: 6/26/2019 8:40:00 PM
Thank you, Line, your lovely comments and heartwarming congrats are a joy to receive. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 11/16/2018 1:12:00 PM
this is beautiful - excellent poetry, as always, from you x
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Date: 11/16/2018 8:29:00 PM
I relish your beautiful comments, Jack. Thank you for sharing your lovely thoughts with me, it's always a pleasure to receive your heartwarming words. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 11/13/2018 4:30:00 PM
Oh, wonderful poetry, truly a classic to emulate the poetry of the old masters of our lakes here in the UK.
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Date: 11/13/2018 8:58:00 PM
The Lake District must have been a very beautiful and mystical place to inspire such master poets. How heartwarming and wonderful your comments are, Harry. I am truly touched by your kind words. Thank you for your inspiring presence on my poetry page. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
Date: 11/5/2018 1:17:00 PM
What a beautiful and lovely piece this is, I absolutely love reading it
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Date: 11/5/2018 1:26:00 PM
Faraz, it's so wonderful to see you and receive your inspiring and uplifting comments. I'm so happy you enjoyed this poem, your kind thoughts fill me with delight. Thank you, my wonderful friend. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 10/27/2018 5:33:00 PM
Susan, you have taken soft colors and mingled them with emotional pain of loss so divinely in this brilliant poignant piece! I love the form too! : )
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Date: 10/27/2018 9:40:00 PM
Connie, it is an honor for me to receive your kind and inspiring words. Thank you for your lovely comments that speak from your wonderful heart, you are truly appreciated. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 10/19/2018 6:59:00 PM
Susan you make sadness beautiful. You have a gift.
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Date: 10/27/2018 9:07:00 PM
I relish your beautiful comments, Wren. Thank you for sharing your lovely thoughts with me and my apologies to you for the delay in my response to your heartwarming words. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 10/16/2018 6:02:00 AM
A very raw piece. Thanks for sharing such a powerful piece.much love. Mockingbird x
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Date: 10/16/2018 3:59:00 PM
Your presence here is uplifting, Mockingbird. I relish your intense response to my poem as much as I relish the beauty of your poetry. Thank you for your inspiring comments. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
Date: 10/12/2018 7:39:00 PM
This is very lovely writing, Susan, and filled with nostalgia!
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Date: 10/13/2018 7:46:00 PM
Thank you, Andrea, for your beautiful comments that kindly touch my heart. I'm so happy that you enjoyed my poem. Your visit is always such a delight. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 10/8/2018 12:17:00 PM
Such a gorgeous intertwining of nature with love and its attendant emotions. Vintage Susan Ashley, excellence that should never be taken for granted. It is indeed an honor to read it and comment on it. Best wishes always, Gershon
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Date: 10/8/2018 1:04:00 PM
I relish your beautiful and uplifting comments that touch and warm my heart, Gershon. Your shining presence is a lovely inspiration, my dear friend. Thank you, and it is indeed an honor for me to receive your kind words. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 10/6/2018 11:12:00 PM
Gorgeous imagery and exquisite, bittersweet sentiments. Affecting, stellar poetry! :)
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Date: 10/7/2018 9:38:00 AM
Bernard, your presence and beautiful poetry has been sorely missed and I so appreciate seeing you back on PS. Thank you for your lovely comments that warm and uplift my heart. Warmest wishes to you my dear friend.. ~Susan
Date: 10/6/2018 1:13:00 PM
Hi Susan, a wonderful piece that touches the heart, bringing a tear to the eyes. Such glorious style, such vivid imagery. Your words sing so eloquently across the page. Pure Gold my friend. May your pen ever run gold. HHave a wonderful Saturday. Hugs....Mike. XX
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Date: 10/7/2018 9:36:00 AM
My dear friend, I have missed your inspiring presence here and I'm so pleased to hear from you today. Your uplifting comments touch and warm my heart more than you can imagine. Thank you for sharing your beautiful and heartfelt thoughts with me, Mike. Warmest wishes always my wonderful friend.. ~Susan
Date: 10/4/2018 11:06:00 PM
G'day Susan … for me, your poem blends autumn with love and how beautiful they both can be - thank you Susan - Lindsay
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Date: 10/6/2018 9:38:00 AM
Lindsay, your comments are as beautiful as they are thoughtful. Thank you for your lovely comments that speak from your wonderful heart, both are truly appreciated. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 10/4/2018 2:51:00 PM
I enjoyed both the poem and the rhyme scheme, Susan. My heart flutters at your compelling imagery; the ending tugs at my heart strings. ~ Warm regards & Hugs my friend. // paul
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Date: 10/6/2018 10:16:00 AM
My dearest friend, both your endearing comments and your beautiful friendship are cherished. Thank you, Paul, for the continued shine of your inspiration and your esteemed artistry, which enlightens and improves my creative poetic endeavors. You gentle insight and encouragement is so lovely in its ability to reach and teach.. my appreciation is endless :)) Warmest wishes and hugs always my wonderful friend.. ~Susan (Soup Mail)
Date: 10/2/2018 12:02:00 PM
Susan, your imagery takes my imagination to new heights every time I read one of your wonderful poems!
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Date: 10/4/2018 9:08:00 AM
Caren, your uplifting comment fills me with joy and appreciation. Thank you for sharing your beautiful thoughts and I'm so pleased that my poem could take you higher - I relish your meaningful comments my dear friend. Warmest wishes always.. ~ Susan
Date: 10/2/2018 5:38:00 AM
My dear Susan...You sure know how to make an old man cry.....and then...the last two lines.....I'm a basket case! Do you hold classes for wanna be's?
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Date: 10/4/2018 9:05:00 AM
Oh Chuck, I treasure your beautiful and touching thoughts. You bring tears of appreciation to my eyes when I read your lovely comments. I'm so pleased to know that my poem was strongly felt in your heart.. and btw, you're not a wanna be, but a fabulous poet whose fantastic poetry I adore.. so let's both dry our eyes.. lol, my wonderful friend :)) Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 10/1/2018 2:04:00 PM
mystified by your soft and deep devotional, susan... lovely gift of a poem!..huggs
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Date: 10/4/2018 8:56:00 AM
I relish your beautiful comments, Nette. Thank you for sharing your lovely and heartwarming thoughts with me. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 10/1/2018 12:02:00 PM
Truly exquisite depths, beauty and power in this very revealing example of your tremendous poetic talent my dear friend! You never cease to amaze me with your verses and your insights.. A great fav and a magnificent jewel that truly inspires me to wake from my blues..
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Date: 10/4/2018 8:55:00 AM
Thank you for sharing your beautiful thoughts with me, dear Robert. I relish your heartwarming comments and your shining presence on my poetry page. I'm so pleased that you enjoyed this poem, your expressed appreciation and the fav are both held in my truest gratitude. Warmest wishes always my wonderful friend.. ~Susan
Date: 9/29/2018 8:55:00 PM
Lovely imagery and gentle melancholy in your poem, Susan.
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Date: 10/1/2018 9:32:00 AM
Thank you for your wonderful appreciation of my poem, Agnes. Your lovely comments are held in my truest gratitude. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
Date: 9/29/2018 9:57:00 AM
This is so beautifully written. Well expressed :)
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Date: 9/29/2018 3:26:00 PM
Heidi, your lovely comments are so wonderfully uplifting and held in my heartfelt appreciation. Thank you! Warmest wishes my friend.. ~Susan
Date: 9/29/2018 9:54:00 AM
My missy sisy...if you needed a shoulder to deluge on, you could have called me!...then, of course, I would start to cry...then I'd have to call twisy sisy, and she would cry...OMG!...the castle would flood lol...poor Unicorns...but your verse is awesome!...now I'm crying :( ...+WW+
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Date: 9/29/2018 3:23:00 PM
Lol! Yah, but the Unicorns know how to deploy their life vests.. lol! I’m more concerned about the sad mental state of us twisty triplets.. It’s a poetry cry-fest for sure! But, between the tears, I’m so happy you enjoyed my verse my dear wicked trippy triplet bro.. now let’s dry our eyes and drain the castle.. haha! Love, hugs and tears.. your sane sisy :))