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The Poems That Might Have Been
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Monday, April 04, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I write them as I get them.


"POEMS THAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN"
~ ~ ~ ~ ~
found
under moldy banana peels
& smelly coffee grounds
in the dumpster of hopes & dreams:
a
series of tear stained lines tracing
a dying heart's last beats:
words
that at one time held great promise
as they stirred in the womb
but they were prematurely born:
tears
grief & overwhelming pain
as the Poet buries her young--
the poems that might have been.

(C) Copy written, 4 April, 2005, by Karla Dorman.

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Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 4/7/2005
Karla...I LOVE this one!!!
What a neat conception of faded dreams.
You go, girl.

Reviewed by M. B. 4/5/2005
Karla,

I love this! Your creative vision is outstanding!

~ Mari
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 4/5/2005
Karla,

Hauntingly, deeply soulful poetic masterpiece my friend ... first rate!!

Blessings,

Robert
Reviewed by Emeka Nwogu 4/5/2005
Karla, you always make me want to cry, because you come out with poems that are very difficult to fault. Great write.
Emeka
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 4/5/2005
A sad write here Karla but oh so meaninful.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/5/2005
Sadly true, but we should all probably go dumpster diving and retrieve those hopes and dreams - and recycle them.
Reviewed by M Flack 4/5/2005
Tragic and true. So many lost words left unsaid. Left unwritten. There is a stark beauty and truth in your words. Thank you...
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight* 4/5/2005
A deeply passionate write Karla.

Love & Light,
Joseph
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 4/5/2005
Karla, Over the last few years I've watched while you've written and grown so tremendously. It's been a great and enjoyable trip. I hope you continue down the path, into greatness. Not only do you have the talent but you have the guts to reach way down deep and yank those words from the depths.
This was my favorite of all your writes. It breathed and it touched where most never would.
Beautiful poetry Karla!

Lisa
Reviewed by Barbara Terry 4/4/2005
tinka says "excellent stuff", but I think this is beyonf excellent, this is GREEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAATTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT. I mean that sis, this is very deep, and very sad too, because I have found poems, that I will not take credit for, because they were written by someone else. Let not the poet die an untimely death. If I can ever find these poems again, I will share them. But they will not by under my name, except as the person who posted them. May the lord Jesus bless you, and be with you always, and at your side constantly. With much love in my heart, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((MANY SISTERLY HUGGGGSSSS)))))))))), your little sister, Barbie

"If I have to...Then I may as well be."
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 4/4/2005
See waht Happens When You Write,Write,Write!

TRASK
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/4/2005
Wow you do come up with excellent stuff Karla!!

love Tinka
Reviewed by jude forese 4/4/2005
poems that might have been are like embryos growing in the womb of our muse ... dying to be reborn ...

captivating poetry!
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 4/4/2005
Just don't bury this one...ED
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 4/4/2005
Glad to know that I am not the only one, with bits and pieces of poems just sitting in a folder....excellent write

Hugs, Carole
Reviewed by Sara Coslett 4/4/2005
Excellent. I can so relate to this. It is amazing how many snippets I have lying around waiting for a series of lines. Actually, the poem I wrote tonight was one of those. LOL...we must be having a mind meld. ~ Sara
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 4/4/2005
outstanding! your poem and the comments below have made me consider a new practice for me... hanging on to the ones that might have been. perhaps there time has just not yet come.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/4/2005
yes Karla is soaring again!;-) Or should I stay still afloate and hasn't come down since that ocean cruise;-) Brava! I too keep my old unfinished in separate folder and wind up with some goodies. However, I think you do too and this is just creating a great poem!

Eileen
Reviewed by L. Figgins 4/4/2005
Karla, this is great! But don't throw your premature babes in the trash, as with a little TLC they can be reborn! I still have my "chicken scratches" from decades ago and I have mined some gems from some of the verses...
Reviewed by William Bonilla 4/4/2005
Wow! Karla
this is outstanding
Well Penned
Sad but a masterpiece
a kepper for sure

William .....Peace & Love
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 4/4/2005
Funny how sometimes our inspirations just don't pan out and we have to scrap the mission. I have a folder that I keep in my documents with good lines from failed poems. When I am looking for inspiration I can go there, find a line that I like and with new energy and a new attitude, I can usually write something that I am happy with. Keeping the folder of lines helps keep me from mourning that bit of brilliance in an otherwise mediocre if not down right lousy piece of poetry. Nice job with this one, Karla.

Take care,

Sherry
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 4/4/2005
An excellent poem, keep it up
God Bless
Michelle!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/4/2005
wow, that is one hell of a poem, and the pic...wow, that is all i can say!! brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by A PAX 4/4/2005
YOU ARE ON A ROLL TONIGHT
my goodness
well done
your muse is loud and clear, this is wonderful :)



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