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A Lovely Time to Write
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Tuesday, March 21, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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For all Poets who celebrate World Poetry Day, each and every day in verse.

Still early; so early, in fact,
dawn hasn't broken.
Silence reigns the night except for
the prowling yowl of
a cat in the closer distance;
stars wink with secret knowledge of
poems in the dark;
and I sit at the computer,
with nocturnal thoughts ...
this is a lovely time to write.

Still early, but not as early;
the sky takes on light.
Silence is slowly replaced by
the Earth waking up,
to the alarm of a bird's song;
the sun nudges the
night aside and puts it to bed;
poems waiting to
be born emerge from my fingers ...
this is a lovely time to write.

Late in the day, the work is done;
the sky turns to dusk;
the silence grudgingly returns
to cover the Earth
with a blanket of pleasant dreams;
the moon stirs lovers
and Poets scribbling in the dark
with passionate words
of the beauty surrounding them ...
this is a lovely time to write.

(c) 2006, Karla Dorman.


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Reviewed by Daring Sunshine 11/11/2008
What a way to touch the day and see the beauty in it all. Good write.

Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 10/17/2008
Dear Karla,

You have a rare and exceptional talent for inspiring so many . . .!!


Reviewed by Silent Dream 9/8/2007
So true ;) When all is quiet, I'm scribbling away! Wonderfully expressed here. ((Hugs and LOve))

Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 3/22/2006
Another excellent write Karla, it's a pleasure to read you as always
God Bless
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 3/22/2006
A wonderful write, Karla!
Love and hugs, Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 3/22/2006
It is always a lovely time to read your poems, Karla...splendid write
love and peace, Carole
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/22/2006
Still early; so early, in fact,
dawn hasn't broken.

My favorite time to write, too!
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 3/22/2006
Wnderful poem indeed!

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by F William Broome 3/22/2006
You've taken me there! But, how do I get back - from those wonderfully described places and inner feelings. Yes, "...a lovely time to write." Thank you. - Bill
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/22/2006
I hereby declare you "The StormSpinner - Karla J Dorman
" Poet of the Day!!

Well done Karla!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 3/22/2006
I sit here, with the dawn not far away and write these wwords about your lovely poem of "A Lovely Time to Write,"" and I can only say, yes, indeed, and I understand your sentiment. Good poem.
Reviewed by Jackie Brooks 3/22/2006
Lovely poem, yes words and inspiration can flow all day but certain times of the day seem almost magical, except when awoken from slumber by fighting cats yowling, as I was yesterday. They wrecked my yard and there is black and white fur everywhere!
Reviewed by Silvia Hartmann 3/21/2006
Ah but I couldn't agree more! <sighs with pleasure> Great poem, may the time come!

SFX :-)
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 3/21/2006
Karla, thank you for this... it's very encouraging and and helps one to focus on why we write in the first place..... by the way.. your writing just keeps getting better! What you doing????? :} thank you for sharing....

In Spirit,
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/21/2006
Lovely work Karla! You are a good representative for world poetry!
It is a good time to write, and you did it well!

Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/21/2006
When talent and imagination and a desire to share the word as much as you do anytime is a good time, and this poem is an example of that.
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 3/21/2006
soothing and serene, a reminder that whatever time we have is a beautiful gift - and a lovely time to write! Dawn
Reviewed by totally anonymous 3/21/2006
beautiful write and too true a lovely time to write
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/21/2006

This is so beautiful and calming; but as for me, ANY time is a good time to write, as long as the muse strikes! Excellent, excellent write; very well done! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin sister, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 3/21/2006
Oh Karla, this is just lovely and so true, it is a beautiful time to write and enjoy your time.

Reviewed by Elaine Carey 3/21/2006
Karla, this is gorgeous! Your writing gets more vivid and picturesque all the time.
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 3/21/2006

One of my favorite lyracist and song writer's is fellow Savannahian Johnny Mercer. He is gone now but he surely would praise your poem tonight and write an incredible slow tune to enhance your words. I can hear it just as well as I still hum "Moon River". You've done yourself proud my Texas friend.

Love and peace,

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