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by Kate Burnside

Sunday, January 23, 2005
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... Another "researched" write (!!), so if any of you who have "real" knowledge of these things spot any howling errors, PLEASE do me the huge favour or letting me know!! My college tutors expect accuracy! TY Kate xx :))


Iceberg - "Iluliaq":
"The Spirit of Ice",
so the Inuits say.

Iluliaq - Frozen time:
Pre-existing all peoples,
it was before all cultures -
sealing all knowledge
within its sixteen million years.

The Inuit people are never alone.
All things, animate and inanimate,
speak to them their souls
and share with them
their wisdom.

Iluliaq - "Iceberg":
Born to dissolve
its Spirit of the Ages
into waters that evaporate
and drop again as rain:

Understanding falling
on a thirsting generation.

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Reviewed by Chanti Niven 1/26/2005
What a fascinating poem this is. I learnt something new and once again marvelled at your delivery. Kate you are far too humble. I know I sound like I am gushing but you really are one of the best poets on the den. Fantastic work!
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 1/23/2005
Completing the cycle. Beautiful, the perfection of nature.

Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/23/2005
Very informative, insightful write.
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 1/23/2005
As Life Dissolves Not Revolves Thru Closing Fast Door!

Reviewed by Vicky Jeter 1/23/2005
An alluring perspective. Blessings, Vicky
Reviewed by jude forese 1/23/2005
i'm sure your college professor will be impressed ...
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 1/23/2005
Awesome write, Kate.
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 1/23/2005
Yes you do well and now you must be true first to yourself. In that what your tutors should expect is your artistic freedom to be you.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 1/23/2005
A+. Distinction.

You amaze me. You learn fast. Then write in an interesting, and factual way.

You have a real talent. Top of the form...
Reviewed by Janet Parker 1/23/2005
The last two lines blow me away! Fantastic write, Kate.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 1/23/2005
Chilling beauty!

Saandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/23/2005
i loved this; beautiful slice of life into inuit culture; always has fascinated me! very well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/23/2005
Again another superb write, having experienced them (icebergs) up close and personnel I still see the beauty of them in my minds eye thirty years after sailing throughout them and breaking through the pack ice of the North. Their intensity is overwhelming.

Reviewed by Jack Roberts 1/23/2005
Great write Kate! Im no help to you with these words, Im not even very good at english! lol

Reviewed by Kate Burnside 1/23/2005
Bless you, Karla! Thank you so much - should I therefore change my references from Inuit to Inuk or Inupiat, d'ya think?! K xx
Reviewed by George Carroll 1/23/2005
This is truly a gem that you have polished for our delightful reading.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 1/23/2005

You move up to the head of the class with this outstanding write! The word, "Iluliaq," is actually West Greenlandic Inupiat. (Not that I speak it, mind you, I've just done a lot of research on the Inuk peoples.)

I particularly enjoyed

Born to dissolve
its Spirit of the Ages
into waters that evaporate
and drop again as rain:

Understanding falling
on a thirsting generation."

I find it fascinating how ancient peoples explained natural phenomena, things beyond their comprehension and control. :) Very well written, I give you an A ++++! :)

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Paul Williams 1/23/2005
A superb and well informed write Kate, your tutors should be proud of you I know if you were one of my students you would be top of the class...I like apples lol!

Nice work kate thank you for sharing

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