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THE ART OF LIFE

His poems created melodies Of angel's wings and restless seas, Of crisp blue mornings and cloudless skies, And pearls of wisdom that help souls rise. This all was written from the heart; No less pure than Raphael's art. He stroked the canvas of our mind, And helped the searching soul to find; That we can learn life's melodies, And fly above the restless seas; Into the cloudless morning skies, Until at last we realize. We all are artist in a way. We mold our lives with heaven's clay. Though many brushes stroke our mind; The final picture, we've designed.

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Date: 9/20/2015 7:45:00 PM
Magnificent poetry my friend. A gem that I now seize to add to my ever larger growing fav list here! A7, but to me a super 10..
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Robert Nehls
Date: 9/23/2015 6:24:00 AM
Thanks Robert. I always welcome your kind comments, my friend..... Robert.
Date: 2/6/2015 7:16:00 AM
You write graciously and wonderfully. Its blissful coming across this piece. There's nothing more than I can say other than, this is simply awesome and great
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Robert Nehls
Date: 2/9/2015 5:10:00 PM
Thank you so much, Funom. I really appreciate you reading this one and your kind words..... Robert.
Date: 1/10/2015 1:12:00 PM
Being an artist and a poet is a wonderful thing. Our words can have an impact on someone and inspire them to express their thoughts through writing. It is a never ending circle, because there were poets who have inspired us to write... This is a truly beautiful poem, Robert. It touched my heart and soul deeply, and it is a favorite for me!
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Robert Nehls
Date: 1/11/2015 6:09:00 PM
Thanks so much, your comments are highly valued, Kelly. We all have a responsibility to others and to influence them in a positive way is truly a blessing. So happy you enjoyed it, my friend.... Robert.
Date: 8/26/2014 2:31:00 PM
A beautiful masterpiece, Robert. Elaine
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Date: 8/12/2014 8:28:00 PM
Hey, buddy...hope all is well with you. We have missed your lovely writing.
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Date: 8/6/2014 7:07:00 PM
thanks for your comment below. I adore writing sonnets, as you well know!!
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Date: 8/2/2014 8:32:00 PM
beautiful message, my friend. Glad you enjoyed that last sonnet of mine you read. Hope you are having a nice weekend.
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Robert Nehls
Date: 8/4/2014 1:36:00 PM
Thank you, Andrea. Your comment are well appreciated. I don't think I have found a sonnet of your that I didn't like. I had a wonderful weekend, my friend, and thanks for asking.... Robert.
Date: 8/2/2014 6:01:00 PM
Enjoyed your work..Yes, we are the clay that is if we will let God be the potter and mold us into the instrument that he has desired us to be ..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara
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Robert Nehls
Date: 8/4/2014 1:33:00 PM
So true, Sara. Let go and let God is one of those great sayings that I have always tried to take to heart. We are truly instruments of God's love. Thank you, my friend.... Robert.
Date: 8/2/2014 11:14:00 AM
Robert This is so profoundly deep and powerful. A write of pure soul and heart with a message that we create our lives and paint our own destiny. Thank you for the funny and nice comment on my My Advice poem.
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Robert Nehls
Date: 8/4/2014 1:29:00 PM
Thank you so much, Robin. I very much appreciate your comments and your kind words, my friend..... Robert.
Date: 8/2/2014 10:08:00 AM
Robert, your poetry reads like a beautiful book of psalms... That you write a truth from your heart, with a gentle soul comes shining through.. Hugs, my dear friend.. Arlene
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Robert Nehls
Date: 8/4/2014 1:24:00 PM
Oh, thank you, Arlene. You are always so encouraging and kind. I always appreciate and look forward to your comments, my friend.... Robert.
Date: 8/2/2014 7:35:00 AM
Donald's right, Robert, you have a Golden Tongue ......or in this case....fingers
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Robert Nehls
Date: 8/4/2014 1:26:00 PM
Thank you for your kind words, Jerry. Happy to hear from you, my friend.... Robert.
Date: 8/1/2014 10:03:00 PM
Wow Robert, a deep and beautiful write!
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Robert Nehls
Date: 8/2/2014 2:39:00 AM
Thanks, Dave, I appreciate your words. Thanks for always coming by and reading my poetry. Your comments are cherished, my friend.... Robert.
Date: 8/1/2014 4:12:00 PM
- Robert, I have read many poems today - this is the most beautiful I've read today - Your words about life becomes colorful !!! - Happy weekend, my friend! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
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Robert Nehls
Date: 8/2/2014 2:37:00 AM
That is so kind of you, Anne Lise. Our life is brushed upon the canvas for God to see and when I think of it that way it is easier to try and make the right decisions about the picture that I paint. You are a dear friend, Anne Lise, thank you.... Robert.
Date: 8/1/2014 3:08:00 PM
Beautiful words, Robert...how much of our canvas have we covered with blots and runs? As I get older, I am more aware of how precious is the little time we have here on earth. Well said.
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Robert Nehls
Date: 8/2/2014 2:25:00 AM
I would venture to say that the blots and runs are all apart of the totality of who we are and the faith that leads us now. It is a blessing to understand that and move toward the divine completion of ourselves. Thanks so much for your comments. You are a good friend.... Robert.
Date: 8/1/2014 9:06:00 AM
This is art in every meaningful way my friend. And it is art at a very high level !! A true poet is an artist of the Mind, of the Soul , of the Spirit and of the Heart! That is no less than any other Art form my friend!! In fact, could be argued that it is greater than some others.... IMHO.. Magnificent write.....
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Robert Nehls
Date: 8/2/2014 2:17:00 AM
I totally agree with your words, Robert, about poetry being one of the greatest forms of art, and I am humbled by your kind words. You have become a good friend and inspiration to me. I am so grateful that I stumbled upon the soup. Another blessing from God, I'm sure. Thank you so much, my friend.... Robert.
Date: 8/1/2014 8:40:00 AM
Yes, the Creator has given us the ability and the tools to paint our own life on canvas. Enjoyed this beautiful poem which is a painting in itself. Well done, Robert. // paul
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Robert Nehls
Date: 8/2/2014 2:07:00 AM
I'm very happy you liked this one, Paul. Always look forward to your observations and comments. Thank you my friend.... Robert
Date: 8/1/2014 7:36:00 AM
You have painted a stunning picture here with wonderful imagery Robert. Hugs jan xxx
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 8/2/2014 4:56:00 AM
Robert YOUR comment has made my day thank you for those kind words! Hugs Jan xxx
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Robert Nehls
Date: 8/2/2014 2:05:00 AM
I appreciate your comments, Jan, You are one of my favorite poets and I always welcome your words. You are very kind, my friend... Robert.