|Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain
The image fits perfectly with this powerfully emotive write ... thanks for sharing ... excellent!!
|Reviewed by jacqueline amos
|Oh the sweet angel that God gave life, the hearing may be impaired ;but the heart hears the sounds of love, all things through the created shall not be behold, you were the angel that God sent with love, oh how great are thou who lived beyond the sky, when man said a child would not be born, God delivered four, my blessed sister through this life, a child of God is born, you have the greatest thing in this life, love through your poems, peace my sister in spirit you have much more, than those who feel they have more.|
|Reviewed by M.Bennett Hooper (Mikii)
|Awesome and excellent, seem inadequate to describe the piece, and your courage. I especially identify with the last verse here, as most viewed me in adolescence as crazy different. It is a badge I now wear with honor considering the mess of the world made by the alleged sane people. PEACE AND BLESSINGS.|
|Reviewed by Henry Lefevre
|Some have hearing problems
When they first come alive.
Others don't face them
'till they're a hundred and five
Sooner or later, our problems arrive.
Sad problem. Happier ending.
Vaya con Dios.
|Reviewed by George Carroll
|Overcoming a disability in a world that only accepts perfection is the mark of a strong person. May God bless you in life and may your poetry be a clarion that we can hear through your mind.|
|Reviewed by Handsum Hart
|A most powerful write, that speaks volumes.
Peace and sunshine
|Reviewed by jude forese
|no doubt a testament of your character ...|
|Reviewed by Regis Auffray
|A powerfully meaningful write, Mari. Well done. Love and peace. Regis|
|Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU
A depicting of birth and life of a true Poet, "Marked" marks its goal showing the world that the winner finds her/his way.
An inspiring and warning message delivered through the lines of a poetic grandiose.
Healthy Long Creative Life, Poet!
Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
|Reviewed by Jane Rodway
|This is excellent- really gives the outsider a view into the world of someone who is deaf. They also say that some people who had forceps used on them at birth end up schizophrenic, but I do not know how true that is, only that it did happen to someone I love after a forceps birth. Wonderful writing.|
|Reviewed by Nila Jamier
|This is so well pened. Life is a force of eruption but having to arrive this way makes it even more forceful. last stanza is execellent.
|Reviewed by Dale Clark
|I'm also in awe. A powerful statement
and I'm glad you can be heard. You have
a voice with a lot to say I see. Brava!
|Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa
|I am in awe! Saved this one!
|Reviewed by William DeVault
|Excellent worked, naked and profound. My first wife had greatly impaired hearing as a result of being the fifth child of rH incompatible parents, and she has and had many deaf friends. I have always found the use of sensory images in those who by birth, accident, disease or choice have shut off one or another sense (One of the first exercises I put my proteges to is to have them write a poem describing a sunset, without visual images) fascinating. Good work.|
|Reviewed by M. B.
|I was trying to convey by the last stanza, that even though it was me who had no hearing, it was my birth family, who was really deaf.|
|Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen
a powerfully moving piece, Mari.
|Reviewed by Jill Eisnaugle
|Never let the inner spirit that moves you, cease itself. We all can overcome our most difficult adversities as long as we keep a positive attitude and good outlook for making the best of what we've been given.
Keep the faith.
|Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
|A grand mother? Blimey, anothe adchievement to be proud. Nothing gets in your way. Love the fortitude you exude so powerfully.
A living example of how to overcome anything.
Determination wins the day. Great example for others to follow..
|Reviewed by Mr. Ed
|Fortunately, I had an inner spirit and inner fire that flamed brightly and wouldn't let me die.
Good for You - and it burns very bright in this powerful poetic piece.
|Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader)
|My aunt was profoundly deaf and she was quite a lady. Despite her handicap which was not discovered until she was older like you she did raise a family. She kept the neatest house and learned to read lips. Last year she died at age 91 a remarkable woman. I was also told the same thing you were when I was growing up. Ah critics but I think that you and I turned out fine.|
|Reviewed by Felix Perry
|THis is a very personal and intense write and though it took a lot of courage you covered it so well and I'm sure it will give a lot of hopw to others out there.
|Reviewed by Bonnie Torrente
|A truly heartfelt write,
My son was also deaf and learned to lip read.
Fortunately I discovered it when he was five and it was repaired.
A painful life you've lived, my dear.
Bless your spirit.
|Reviewed by E T Waldron
|Mari, I can only say you have already been to hell, the only way left is up! Fantastic write! I'm only sorry that you had to suffer this unfortunate childhood. A cousin I grew up and played with most of my childhood was deaf. But he got hit in the head with a baseball bat at age 3,an accident. I commend you for what you have accomplished!
Thanks for sharing, your faith is a blessing to all!...eileen