The Swan

The Swan 

Feathers floating in the wind
Perform in slow motion,
Each drift into the shadows of yesterday
She is not me -- She is not you!

A theme, upon a morning crystal view.
She truly is the wind
She is like the sun
She is as beautiful as the moon
She is the magic in your eyes.

On this night,
-She sits on the calm waters of your reflection.
Creating love, to the vows of life
She listens and counts the rhythm in the stars
She is a thief who stole every breath before
And Still---
She is the breeze
The tranquil sound, in every perfect pitch
The gleam in your eyes.

In you, she sees the ocean
Swims with open confidence
Together love holds on to every tide
Every feather kept dry and warm
- during the perfect storm -
Her wings ache with pain
That is why!
She is the essence of beauty and grace
She is the reason to smile
She is the flame
She is everything in your eyes.

Graceful feathers in the wind.
To dream the dreams of the awakened
She might just be me, she might just be you!
"Till Death Do We Part."

-the symbols of everlasting love-


Copyright © | Year Posted 2013

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Date: 4/22/2018 6:08:00 PM
Beautiful... I love the way you express yourself. I'm looking forward to your poems in the future.
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Date: 9/29/2016 8:44:00 AM
This is a lovely poem, I like it lots. :)!
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Date: 3/24/2016 11:21:00 PM
Awe I love it! Very loving yet sweet and tranquil. My Poetic skills are whatever comes to mind, I jot it down and it take it from there. usually one line at a time. All my poems are published and I am working on a book as well. Taking it slow I do have one poem to add to it and to finalize it. It will be published in the USA and Europe. I do have a website too where my poems are.
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Date: 1/21/2016 8:16:00 AM
I love all the imagery of this poem. It is very romantic. People to should send this out on Valentines. Thanks for sharing your beautiful words. Toni O.
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Date: 8/6/2014 8:11:00 PM
Beautiful poem, Linda..."tonight she sits on the calm waters of your reflection" . . . really stunning. Hope you are well.
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Date: 5/17/2014 11:29:00 PM
Just love swans and this poem.
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Date: 3/20/2014 8:47:00 PM
Lovely piece, beautiful!
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Date: 2/9/2014 4:17:00 PM
Great Poem. It dances with singing suns to soothe sullen stars in lucid night.
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Date: 12/7/2013 6:52:00 PM
Linda Such a beautiful and creative write. The imagery and descriptive words allows the reader to see themselves right next to this gorgeous bird. Nice job
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Date: 11/6/2013 10:42:00 PM
A very graceful and romantic poem, Linda! Very beautifully written! I wish that I could write as effortlessly as you do!...Thank you very much for the kind congrats on my poem! I really appreciate it, my friend!
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Date: 10/23/2013 10:18:00 AM
Always knowing how to bring your thoughts in a perfect and grand style. Nicely done P.D. Thanks for your visit once again,I appreciate. Love and hugs.
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Date: 10/20/2013 8:01:00 AM
Certainly, the sight and mere thought of beautiful swans awake one's poetic senses...your piece is a perfect example of such..lovely and gracefully done, my friend ^_^ -- Wendy
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Date: 10/18/2013 12:57:00 AM
nicely done Linda ;}
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Date: 9/19/2013 8:14:00 AM
Hi, my evrdearest sis! Good morning & Big sweetest morning hugs to you! I''ve been around the soup for almost an hour now but haven't done much 'cuz of my shaky screen..don't know why. How are you? Hope you're doing great & at zenith of good health & everything. Well, reading again this stunning precious gem of yours has graced my night. Thank you thank you so much again & for everything. Well, I wish you & your love ones a very wonderful & gracefilled day! God bless & tcare! lovem4evrLeonora
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Date: 9/11/2013 1:52:00 PM
dancing on the wings beautiful piece
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Date: 8/24/2013 12:14:00 PM
I swim in the air/ And dance on the waters/ I cool off in the sun/ And sweat on the moon/ My feathers/ Are your lather/ And my gaze/ Catches your fire/ When you're in my arms/ That's to conspire/- (I immersed in contrasts to grasp the original-that is love,which you have penned with grace)-
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Date: 8/22/2013 5:06:00 PM
A beautiful write. Such imagery. I could languish in these words for hours. The love is palpable. thanks. LInda for a great poem. Kilmer
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Date: 8/2/2013 2:34:00 AM
Outstanding poem, absolutely stunning,, yes the swan the symbol of eternal love, beautifully word matching the symbolic ness of the swan, imagery beautiful, I so enjoyed read this poem, blessing to you my friend, hugs sueellen
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Date: 8/1/2013 5:51:00 AM
The swan is such a graceful, poised and beautiful creature. God must have had a reason for it to be the symbol of everlasting love :) I love the natural flow of your words. I loved the lines- "A theme, like morning upon a crystal view. She is of the wind She is of the sun She is the moon She is the magic in your eyes." Good job & keep writing! xoxo Dipika
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Date: 7/29/2013 1:03:00 AM
Hi Linda, Eloquent write as I read it twice..I once read where the swan,like the soul of the poet, by the dull world is ill understood...I added this to my list of favorites... :) Your new friend in poetry, Ken...
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Date: 7/27/2013 10:39:00 PM
Very seductive--with a hint of you behind and between the lines;
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Date: 7/25/2013 5:18:00 AM
this reminds me of the film "The Black Swan" its about a ballerina who plays the innocent and fragile White Swan, and all-so as the dark and sensual Black Swan, who lose her grip on reality! (played Natalie Portman) Just wonderful- I love this Poem
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Date: 7/19/2013 10:01:00 AM
All white and silently floating by - this swan has triggered a vivid, wonderful imagination. Great stuff PD. LOve, daver
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Date: 7/15/2013 7:41:00 PM
Obviously only a fantastic female could write something like that with all of that feeling. Men are often to coarse and without feeling at all. It does come out in me occasionally though. Thanks for your positive comment about my second poem of the week. How did you find out about it? It was just posted yesterday
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Date: 7/12/2013 7:37:00 AM
Such a beautiful description of eternal love
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