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Stairway to the Stars

stairway to the stars celestial light beckons me no puddles overflow with tears my life’s silent movie reruns in my mind not a loved one left behind those I cherish wait for me lingering in paradise below the Earth loses color even the pyramids Eiffel Tower Broadway lights fade to those still confined in the worldly realm no legacy I leave just a kiss that carries rapidly vanishing memories my final farewell
*Written September 4, 2014, by Carolyn Devonshire For Guatami’s “The Poet II – Poetry Contest” Theme: Leave you a kiss

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Date: 1/27/2020 11:22:00 PM
Wonderful !!!! you should post more. This is awesome stuff..! :)
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Date: 11/23/2019 11:29:00 PM
Carolyn, Lovely and evocative poem, truly. A wish for a poet's heart tonight. I hope this finds you well, I hope your heart is light. -Richard
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Date: 7/19/2019 5:29:00 PM
This is really beautiful Carolyn. A divine poem! : ) xxoo
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Date: 9/29/2014 11:12:00 PM
Delightful poem, Carolyn.
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Date: 9/26/2014 12:45:00 PM
Brilliant write Carolyn! I'll be back soon... Always, Keith
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Date: 9/18/2014 3:45:00 PM
l so loved your well written poem and congratulations on the honor received for best poems. This poem does deserve it. Indeed we do have loved ones waiting for us on the other side. Thank you for sharing your wonderful talent. Love, Charlene
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Date: 9/17/2014 4:44:00 AM
Hello Carolyn, how are you doing my friend.. Love your work,, and I loved this poem, there's something very unique in your in thoughts.. a very nice composition! Thank youuuu and Congrats, and love.. and smiles....
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Date: 9/16/2014 6:11:00 PM
Very Heartfelt, Carolyn, but Farewell is not Goodbye.
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Date: 9/16/2014 3:17:00 PM
wow, Carolyn, I don't know how she placed you yet, but this ROCKS. One of the best I have seen on the topic of leave you a kiss. And Congratulations.
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Date: 9/15/2014 2:34:00 PM
Hi, Carolyn. Hope you change your mind about the farewell. Soup needs more of your fine poetry. Love, daver
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Date: 9/14/2014 11:03:00 PM
Enjoyed this emotional write, Congrats, Carolyn
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Date: 9/14/2014 11:03:00 PM
Carolyn, beautiful write my dear.. Congrats on your win!
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Date: 9/14/2014 7:32:00 PM
Congratulations on this straight from the heart beautifully penned poem Carolyn.
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Date: 9/14/2014 6:22:00 PM
You make a bad thing sound good, Carolyn. Congratulations on your win and I will be emailing you. Love, Joyce
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Date: 9/14/2014 1:58:00 PM
title of a great Glenn Miler hit and now of a stunning poem Carolyn! Many congrats:-) hugs Jan xxx
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Date: 9/12/2014 10:21:00 PM
God, this poem is so beautiful! Last stanza sweet icing on a perfect cake my friend!! You have a gem here and I rate this a solid 7 .. Adding this inspiring write to my fav list ..
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Date: 9/11/2014 11:15:00 AM
one aspects that hurts me not able to get on to soup like the old days,,,is i miss so much wondrous poetry like this,,your standards have always been extremely high Carolyn,,and this is no exception,,,love the theme, speaks for so many of us....
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Date: 9/9/2014 2:33:00 AM
This poem is deeply emotional, and yet the words flow out in such a light and delicate way, as if it were drifting on the air. Simply beautiful, Carolyn! Good luck in Guatami's contest!
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Date: 9/8/2014 4:13:00 AM
Excellent. Shown very great emotions and expressions well. Enjoyed reading it. Tfs
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Date: 9/6/2014 11:54:00 AM
This is such a beautiful and deep write dear friend. You have made the final journey so beautiful and real that someone may feel the glimpse of a real journey from Earth to the world of eternity and Stars. Great stunning write dear friend. It’s a Gem dear friend. My good wishes for your contest entry. It goes as my favourite Poem. Love and best wishes always...Ravindra K Kapoor
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Date: 9/6/2014 4:25:00 AM
A stairway that we are all bound to climb! A metaphysical glimpse into eternity, dear Carolyn, marvelously expressed! Inspirational! Thank you!
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Date: 9/5/2014 11:46:00 PM
UPON seeing this title I couldn't wait to read it! I was looking for Led Zeppelin plus a few stairs and what I found was soo much better, Jimmy Page is overrated compared to Carolyn's PAGE! This is EPIC as all hell n heaven mixed into one terrific Space Cake Cookie! This poem helps us rediscover REAL meaning of life and beyond, shredding fears and tears of the unknown and adding value to those passed on! To my Faves. 7 heaven!
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Date: 9/5/2014 4:01:00 PM
A top 7 rating for this beautiful poem written in free verse, Carolyn. These stairs will surely lead you up the winners' list! ...and that kiss will forever be treasured....hugs. // paul
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Date: 9/5/2014 11:28:00 AM
Sure to top the list, Carolyn. Simply divine. Yes!! I am aware of Karen's website. Actualy she has posted several of my poems. She is such a wonderful poet and spirit. bfn, girlfriend Lainie
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Date: 9/5/2014 10:00:00 AM
Beautiful and filled with majesty!
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