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Out of the Darkness: Collaboration with Daniel Turner

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A huge debt of gratitude and thanks to Daniel for creating such a great piece with me. His talents are surpassed by few!

Lost in a vacuum of darkness Hearing beats of a distant drum A marshaling cadence that harkened Together we'll overcome Advancing I paused to listen The sonorous pounding increased It's volume and rhythm did hasten My lonely anxiety had ceased I knew nothing now could stop me Adrenaline numbed all sense of fear My pace became more lively As the darkness began to clear Then suddenly another thumping I tried to make sense of it all My nerves were raw and jumping From within I began to recall A memory beckoned sweetly Of days forever gone Tucked away so neatly For sake of moving on Convinced my chance was over For happiness and love My world grew cold and lonely Like a hand without its glove I, the seedling, springing forth After I had died Know the measure of the wealth Of love when last I tried Then suddenly the beating Of the drums began to sync Oh, the possibilities My mind began to think Here was I, a lonely man In darkness, Till the end I've heard the call to see the light Which shines on me again - An honored collaboration of Daniel Turner & Jeannie Minor

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Date: 1/29/2016 3:53:00 PM
An excellent collaboration congrats to both of you on a wonderful write:-) hugs Jan xx
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Jeannie Amos
Date: 1/29/2016 5:18:00 PM
Thank you, Jan. It was a blessing!
Date: 1/29/2016 8:38:00 AM
I've just read Daniel's post and had to give you equal compliments on such a wonderful dual write. Well done, Jeannie. Your mix shows the versatility you both possess.
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Jeannie Amos
Date: 1/29/2016 9:05:00 AM
Thank you, Lin. The honor and pleasure to work with Daniel was all mine. A real "shot in the arm" if you know what I mean!