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A Slow Dance
by Susan K. de Vegter
Sunday, January 14, 2007
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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This picture is one of me when I worked for the Savannah Morning News...My immortal Years!

In regressing here this evening
Thinking over days gone by
Living life with dignity
Taking stress in stride
I've found that unimportant things
Were given up to chance
For details are a memory
I settled for a slow dance
To taste the heady passions
To smell the blooming flowers
To climb a tree when I chose
Get soaked in April showers
To take a trip to Europe
Having never left my home
With a Gypsy spirit antsy
My curiousity roamed
I met the rich and famous
I felt the desert air
I tripped the light fantastic
Because I have no fear
In case you might be wondering
Why I took such chance
Those details now are memories
I opted for this slow dance

Susan Kathryn de Vegter
copyright 2006

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Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G
This was a BEAUTIFUL walk in time Susan!
Love your heart!

WArmest Blessings and HuGs,WArrior Sheeeooxx
Reviewed by Butch Howard
Susan, this is a lovely poem and reflects your spirit of adventure and willingness to experience all that life has to offer on your own terms. A willingness to take chances is, I believe, an important element in writing good poetry. Great write!
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Susan, it is so good to be home again and reading the passion of your writing, your heart as we have often discussed in past and mine have travelled many the same memories in the past. This write in its pure reflection is almost royal in the way I see you, the picture of your youth is gorgeous but the enduring beauty of your heart is eternal.
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling
Loved it...I think the slow dance comes with age and wisdom, we learn to slow down and appreciate the things that we took for granted when we were young. Great write my friend, dance on!
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Enjoyed this read!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Poet Pablito
I love it... excellent. P
Reviewed by Taylor Ryan
...slow dance...and you memorized every step. You always make me stop what I'm doing and take a few minutes to think. This noon I'll think about my own steps thus far and smile...a wistful curve at the corners of my lips and eyes' gleam as I have more ahead and am grateful for where those I have taken have led. Thanks for the nudge, Susan...
Reviewed by Michael Mathieu
Beautiful write,Thanks for sharing,
God Bless,

Reviewed by Mr. Ed
A slow dance, is often the best.
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader)
Well you promised us a spectrumm of passion and this slow dance is quite intriguing. Victor
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
There's no place like home Dorothy.
Great poem that flows so well in a sing song kinda style..
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen
I love this, Susan!
Reviewed by jude forese
living life to its fullest is best lived in relfection, depth and without fearing to takes chances ... this poetic dance, embracing memories you cherish is just at the perfect pace, Susan ...
Reviewed by William Bonilla
Looking back once in a while is not so bad
enjoyed your write

Love & Peace
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson
You lived life...loved life and still do...enjoyed the write.

Reviewed by H Cruz
Personally I prefer the tango but you do a nice dance here... :)
Reviewed by F William Broome
Your life may be summed up in two wonderful words: Go Girl ! ! !
When life gets dull for me, I turn to your page. You never disappoint! What a spirit and inspirations you are!
Go Girl ! ! !

- Bill
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
Rhymes with the times of your life. Splendid.

Reviewed by George Carroll
Travel broadens the mind and leaves precious memories that are never forgotten.
Reviewed by Sherry Heim
Very nice piece, Susan. Lovely photo, too!
Take care,
Reviewed by Dove JoAnne Cromp (Reader)
Beautifuly crafted dear Susan and such a BEAUTIFUL photo of you..Reminds me alittle of that Stevie Nicks song gypsy...Extrodinary...Drop me a line sometime....Sounds like your doing well.I missed you...

Lot's of eternal agape love,
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