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My Beacon

Memories old of carefree days 

Aimless paths I took behind your gaze

Raging fire of youth made me break free

Intrusion and advise had me in a wrecking spree

Yet you stayed by me, when I lay beaten

As a ship in search of a beacon

Mom, I am blessed, for there you were, arms open.

 
© (2 April '15) 

*Placed 2nd in the contest 'Acrostics on Mothers Day' by Tammy Reams on 13 April 2015.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 5/10/2015 10:58:00 AM
I thoroughly enjoyed your poem, Poesy... Julia, :)
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Date: 4/12/2015 9:38:00 AM
Sorry I'm late on this Poesy. Congrats on your win. Thank you for entering my contest.
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Date: 4/9/2015 4:30:00 AM
I love this! Congrats on your win Nad. Be blessed
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Date: 4/6/2015 6:23:00 PM
Congratulations on your wonderful win with this beautifully written acrostic, a perfect 7
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Date: 4/6/2015 12:25:00 PM
Such an open and heartfelt tribute to your dear mother, Nad. Congratulations on your nice win. Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 4/6/2015 11:36:00 AM
Congratulations, Nad. Beautiful tribute within the confines of acrostic. She has a beautiful name too. Hugs and smiles. Kim :)
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Date: 4/6/2015 1:01:00 AM
Moms always welcome their children with open arms, come what may. Congrats Nads on this lovely write and win. Mohan
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Date: 4/5/2015 9:16:00 PM
I really like how you did yours, sweetie. congrats on a great win
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Date: 4/5/2015 9:58:00 PM
Thank you very much Andrea
Date: 4/5/2015 8:59:00 PM
Mom's are our beacon and their hugs and love no matter what. Congratulations on your win a 7. Blessings Eve
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Date: 4/5/2015 9:58:00 PM
Thank you dear Eve :).. hugs
Date: 4/5/2015 6:55:00 PM
What a great warm feeling you have portrayed my dear Nad! Love and hugs, Jack xxx
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Date: 4/5/2015 9:53:00 PM
Thank you very much Jack:).. lov,nad
Date: 4/4/2015 4:05:00 AM
truly beautifully painted nadiya wishing you a blessed weekend dear friend
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Date: 4/4/2015 4:17:00 AM
Thank you dear Liam... wish you a nuce weekend... nad
Date: 4/3/2015 12:26:00 PM
I love this sweet tribute to your mom, Mariyam. Have a nice weekend, Nadiya! Hugs, Kimberly
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Date: 4/4/2015 2:57:00 AM
Thank you Kimberly.. hugs
Date: 4/2/2015 10:28:00 PM
this is so nice. I love the ending on it, how she was always there. And her name is so different. mariyam? It is almost like the name i like, Myriam!
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Date: 4/3/2015 2:15:00 AM
Yes thats her name Andrea... thank you for the nice words... glad you like my pen... hugs.
Date: 4/2/2015 2:21:00 PM
simply delightful acrostic Nadiya:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 4/2/2015 4:21:00 PM
Thank you very much dear Jan... glad you liked it.. hugs, nad!