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Hi Soupers, I started out with the intention of writing a Rondeau for the contest about poetry. But this is where my muse led me enjoy:-) Alexis
Poetry is words and rhymes on a page, It's a poet bearing their soul for all to see. Conveying a message for their reader, It could be happy or sad. Poetry can express a powerful message likened to " What's Going On" by Marvin Gaye or " I Have A Dream" by Martin Luther King " or " Imagine" by John Lennon" or Phenomenal Woman" by Maya Angelou. Poetry has the power to heal a broken heart. I know what poetry can do,because it was a lifeline to me, when I was broken and in despair. It healed me and continues to heal me . 7-28-19 Alexis Y

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Date: 9/18/2019 9:25:00 PM
Words spoken from your heart that my friend is true poetry, well said!!
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Date: 8/11/2019 8:57:00 AM
Amen sister! Well expressed.
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Date: 8/7/2019 8:44:00 AM
- ... you mention "big" people ... - Imagine that I Have A Dream and you Phenomenal Woman ask : What's Going On? - And I will answer: ... I write poems because: "Poetry has the power to heal a broken heart" :) - A lovely poem, Alexis :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 8/2/2019 12:39:00 PM
Hello Alexis y. right on! Poetry has healed me as well, All i did was read a poem from one of the poets read it several times and then i felt better. So yes .. Poetry Does Heal!!! Have a nice day my friend. Hugs.
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Date: 8/1/2019 10:25:00 PM
You have penned this for all of us; feelings that I have are here, and feelings of hundreds of other poets too.
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Date: 8/1/2019 1:18:00 AM
Poetry is all that and more Alexis. This is beautifully expressed. Poetry can heal the heart. Excellent! xxoo
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Date: 7/31/2019 8:37:00 PM
poetry cleanses any negative energy and brings us to a level of fulfillment... a gem it is, alexis.. huggs
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Date: 7/30/2019 9:49:00 PM
Your muse wanted a further therapeutic explanation of its value spelled out for you and the rest of us. I loved reading the reminders of all it can and does to. It has been one of the purest parts of my life and added volumes to my journey, as I journeyed. I enjoyed reading this, Alexis! Poetry hugs ... CayCay
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Date: 7/30/2019 1:57:00 PM
Poetry is healing and appealing - it is soothing and makes us happy, it stimulates us and has been a wonderful medium for meeting so many wonderful fellow poets on poetrysoup, and, it has brought me a great friend - you Alexis! Hugs, Jennifer.
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Date: 7/30/2019 8:45:00 AM
You, my friend, bring out that healing feeling...I'm glad that poetry has helped you Alexis...just like sister from another mister lol...sending poetic love...^WW^ :o)
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Date: 7/30/2019 8:14:00 AM
I think your thoughts hold true for all of us, Alexis, nicely penned my friend. John
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