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Rachelle Arlin Credo

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On a Moonlit Night
by Rachelle Arlin Credo
Sunday, April 16, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Summary: a reflection on life



Peering through the window, water apple leaves
sway with the breeze; dancers of the night
with green veined fingers cast quirky shadows
against the cream-colored concrete walls.

Beneath them, i turn to the porcelain cup
in my hands, whirling the tinted water of
fresh picked tea leaves invisible under steam
before lushing up to quench my thirst.

I look up and marvel
as succulent water apples
bounce back and forth
from their wellspring
like little children
playing tug-of-war.

It's an ingenuous spectacle
of swollen receptacles and
callyces on chlorophyll clothes
and cellulose accessories.

With the wind swatting their soft skins,
i wonder how they held on
and remained firm with every blow.
Wouldn't they want to be free
and relish liberty on the ground?

I lay my back on a soft cushion
as the reality finally convinces me
life --
in its bare simplicity.
I simply smile.


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Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 4/19/2006
Your gift to pen things others miss is going to lead you places.
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight* 4/17/2006
In reading this poem, it's plain to see that you have vision beyond the visible, for you see with your heart and that is a wonderful gift to have and to share.

Love & Light,
Joseph
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/17/2006
Beautifully composed, Rachelle; you take the reader to that space and moment that you describe via your verses. Thank you for sharing this gift. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Francisco Yosores (Reader) 4/17/2006
this piece is very well written. it really brings you to that spot...as your mind drifts away along with the words. and then the way it resolves everything in the end...just amazing.
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