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Jackson Vine
by Janet Brice Parker

Friday, June 02, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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The Jackson vine travels
across wood and hot scratchy roofing.
Slow growing plant,
like southern utterances.
Young tender shoots
leap into the atmosphere
lost and waiting for direction.
A guiding hand to
place them alongside older growth.
Tiny leaves cling to dark green
and join the journey.

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Reviewed by A PAX 6/7/2006
The vine is an excellent allegory for life
it can take us so many places
physically, spirtually, and emotionally
and then stay rooted
bravo
pax
Anita
Reviewed by Lori Moore 6/5/2006
I love those Southern utterances.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/2/2006
I love growing things. Send this my way. I love the way you did this. Thank you for sharing this gift, Janet. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/2/2006
Fantastic! I love your poetry Janet! Good to see you back!You have such depth of compassion for unity!

Love,
eT
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 6/2/2006
Hi, Janet. I thouroughly enjoyed this write! Wonderful. ~~Nordette
Reviewed by jude forese 6/2/2006
i like the allegorical direction you took in this poem ...
Reviewed by William Bonilla 6/2/2006
Thank you Janet
I enjoyed this piece

Love & Peace
William
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 6/2/2006
Yep, this allegory speaks volumes and gets us back to our roots at one level and gives us the will to strive onwards and upwards at another. Guiding hands, nurture and compost of encouragement welcome at all stages! Much said BEAUTIFULLY in few sensitive lines. TY Kate xx
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/2/2006
Wow Janet this is one analogy that is superb in it's realism, and looking at life and children and grandchildren this is so beautiful to contemplate in a world so screwed up at times. Very nice work Janet.
Fee
Reviewed by F William Broome 6/2/2006
The right word and the right number of them take a leap ahead in poetry. This is excellent writing - touching all bases, and pleasing
the reader. I DO like it. - Bill
Reviewed by richard cederberg 6/2/2006
A nice allegory about the indomitable nature of living and surviving.

Richard
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 6/2/2006
I don't know what exatcly the Jackson vine is, but I know more now after reading your take on it. Very nice, Janet. Super industrial strength, huh? Somehow I doubt that. LOL
Reviewed by William DeVault 6/2/2006
Thank you for this lovely offering.



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