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Grace of the Skies
by Jane Rodway
Thursday, August 19, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Peace at last:)

in mirrored faces
and eyes of water
no tears are shed there
to remember the dead
once walked upon
with heavy feet.

You cannot
remove those shoes
to feel the cold
the wet in-between
your feet
too busy running
from yourself
fingers tracing
the outline
of your soul
in the fogged-up
glass you worship.

Lay down
in peace
in showers
of what is to come
of what is in faith
to believe
to love
with guided hands
raised to the clouds
where mindfulness
meets with
the colors of your dreams
where the spirit
combines with
the grace of the skies.

I shout-
I smile-

and above,
with your love.

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Reviewed by Dale Clark 3/24/2009
Beautiful! freedom of expression is yours Michele
Reviewed by Thomas Lanechanger 8/23/2004
A stunning composition Michelle! The closing is fitting for the valiant effort you poured throughout the write, Poet. Sing it loud and sing it clear!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/21/2004
Love frees! Love is all! So well said, Michelle. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Amira van Kerk 8/20/2004
One of the most precious things-freedom
Good one.
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 8/20/2004
the wet in-between
your feet ---->nice.

great poem, but I think the last two stanzas may be a little over done.
Reviewed by Rebekah Rosie Lang 8/20/2004
The Secret as to why we are on this Earth,
is LOVE, and you have got that figured out and expresssed
well in this poem! BRAVA!

I was diagnosed on August 12th with a Second Brain lesion. First one was in the brainstem and was taken out in 1997. I was left with a brain disease. And, brain damage. I need surgery but have opted out. Too many risks. Could you say a prayer? Thanks.
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 8/19/2004
Love, the great liberator. Nicely done, Michelle.
Reviewed by jude forese 8/19/2004
fingers tracing
the outline
of your soul
in the fogged-up
glass you worship

excellent image ...
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 8/19/2004
Michelle, this was beautiful and stirring. Dawn
Reviewed by P. Michaels 8/19/2004
Is it freedom from the cares of the world, while with God's love? Beautiful is the "Grace of the Skies". It makes a difference where we place our faith. Wonderful write.

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/19/2004
Great write Michelle!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Al Swanson (Reader) 8/19/2004
Hi Michelle,

this is a really nice feel, since, for some reason, I seemed to have felt along the same lines and just wrote one sort a the same, oh well, smile

this is a great line

fingers tracing
the outline
of your soul
in the fogged-up
glass you worship.

like the flow no pun intended Al
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 8/19/2004
Only place to get inner peace...

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