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 subtle_savage
Joined: 11/13/2006
Msg: 51
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It Is the Heart We SeekPage 3 of 34    (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34)
[q] The rhythm is wrong
the rhyme’s unsprung
[/q]

Liked that Alyosha. Nice work with the alliteration and delivery. Ooooo... my first use of the quotes option. Wonder if it will work.

[q] for another hour another day another week,
but over and over and over again
[/q]

And liked the rythem of that.

hrrrm... apparently my use of quotes is incorrect. *sigh*

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 SthrnButtrfly
Joined: 10/17/2006
Msg: 52
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I Want to Let You Know
Posted: 12/1/2006 11:13:22 PM

I want to let you know
that I am here.

If you should want me
I am here.

If you should need me
I am here.

If you wake up in the middle of the night,
trembling, and cannot remember
the time before you were alone,
I am here.

I am always here.



This one is awesome Alyosha......

Buttrfly kisses
 ~softEDGE~
Joined: 6/12/2005
Msg: 54
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Son-of-a-not-so-nice-word!
Posted: 1/4/2007 6:47:34 AM
desert winds here today
expected up to 50 mph
i smile, am relieved
storm inside myself
now having passed

amazing what a bit
of feeding will do for
the soul and the mind
 SthrnButtrfly
Joined: 10/17/2006
Msg: 55
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billboard in the sky.
Posted: 1/28/2007 10:15:01 AM
I once saw a billboard in the sky
as I fluttered along
not caring when or why.
It reminded me of a time
when I had no reason
no rhyme
I paused to listen,
my little wings a-flappin'
remembering prose
of those much missed
Grateful to be back
and to Alyosha
a GREAT BIG KISS!!!!

 woobytoodsday
Joined: 12/13/2006
Msg: 56
Together, you and I.
Posted: 2/26/2007 9:49:19 AM
Don't know *how* yer gonna top *that* Mr. Yosha, just don't know how. . . .

Or why you'd want to. . . .


 woobytoodsday
Joined: 12/13/2006
Msg: 57
Together, you and I.
Posted: 2/26/2007 11:43:36 AM
LOL!! Good luck on your journey. . . .
 woobytoodsday
Joined: 12/13/2006
Msg: 60
Some call it love
Posted: 3/29/2007 7:39:41 AM
puzzled


find the
piece that matches

a little red at the corner
a star
part of a cloud

not the track
nor wheel
weed

where in fits out
out, in
angle, curve

among zillions


.
29 March 2007
 woobytoodsday
Joined: 12/13/2006
Msg: 62
and some?
Posted: 4/4/2007 3:14:38 PM
from a short story I wrote...

A wise man. . . . No. Not always. But often enough.

 woobytoodsday
Joined: 12/13/2006
Msg: 63
Will you miss me in the summer?
Posted: 5/6/2007 12:40:22 AM
summer, spring, winter, fall. . . .
 woobytoodsday
Joined: 12/13/2006
Msg: 64
Will you miss me in the summer?
Posted: 5/6/2007 9:46:36 AM
Gorgeous, Jer! ♥
 woobytoodsday
Joined: 12/13/2006
Msg: 65
Will you miss me in the summer?
Posted: 5/7/2007 11:31:37 AM
Done!!

 woobytoodsday
Joined: 12/13/2006
Msg: 66
Speak to the child in your heart
Posted: 6/1/2007 7:27:19 PM
Amazing and wonderful, Jer. Amazing and wonderful Jer. ♥
 SthrnButtrfly
Joined: 10/17/2006
Msg: 67
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Speak to the child in your heart
Posted: 6/2/2007 1:21:38 PM
I love him more
then a breath away
to the deepest, darkest
parts of my soul.
He completes me.

Always a surprise
each new day.
Another side of him
to fall in love with
over and over again.
He completes me.
 woobytoodsday
Joined: 12/13/2006
Msg: 68
I miss your gentle kiss......on my neck
Posted: 10/10/2007 10:00:42 PM
Jer ~~ I just miss you!!


 Alyosha
Joined: 10/29/2007
Msg: 69
Love will be a little late today
Posted: 1/31/2008 5:12:29 AM
Love will be a little late today.

There was a three-car pile-up on the highway.
In car number one, the driver’s eyes
were fixed on his rear-view mirror
suspecting it was his wife’s lover
in the car just behind him.

It was not, but in the car behind that
his wife was racing to catch up with him
frantic that he had left that morning
without so much as a kiss good-bye.

Love will be a little late today,
but love is often
hurrying to catch up.
 Alyosha
Joined: 10/29/2007
Msg: 70
One wants to be a poet
Posted: 2/4/2008 6:38:19 AM
One wants to be a poet
but ends up a pimp.

One wants to be a pimp
but ends up selling stock
on Wall Street.

One wants to be President
and spends twenty-three and a half hours
every day in conferences,
on the phone with other
heads of state and important
legislators, with memos and faxes,
email and position papers
and anxious dreams, and
the other half-hour
wondering if anyone will call tomorrow.
 Alyosha
Joined: 10/29/2007
Msg: 71
One wants to be a poet
Posted: 2/4/2008 2:32:27 PM
Hey Ms V.! I do NOT like the way this ends!
 Alyosha
Joined: 10/29/2007
Msg: 72
One wants to be a poet
Posted: 2/5/2008 7:21:04 AM


Hey Ms V.! I do NOT like the way this ends!


Sorry, but sometimes the ending to anything isn't savory. It's just an ending. I had nothing further to add at that point. I can't produce fluff and stuff that isn't felt!

I could say:

She wanted to be a fairy princess
Who met her prince
And now she's off to fairy land
To live her fairy tale life.

How's that for an ending????


The pits!
 Alyosha
Joined: 10/29/2007
Msg: 73
One wants to be a poet
Posted: 2/6/2008 5:06:20 AM
Oh, V., my dear friend! But I know of one friend of yours in whose eyes you will look in vain for disappointment!
 Alyosha
Joined: 10/29/2007
Msg: 74
Sometimes being tongue-tied tells so much
Posted: 2/11/2008 7:07:55 AM
I want to tell you–
What?
It’s hard to say–
What? What?
I can’t find the words–
That you love me?
That, and so much more.
 Alyosha
Joined: 10/29/2007
Msg: 75
Dawn
Posted: 2/11/2008 1:44:34 PM
Reading between the lines...


<div class="quote">Its a masterpiece
Heightened awareness comes in with the dawn
Painted across the morning sky
Clouds sculpt colours iridescent
In living fantasy
A palette to paint by numbers
This gift of a new day.
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