Celebration of Life
by E T Waldron
Sunday, December 09, 2007
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Seeing a prism through an icicle
as it hangs in pristine beauty, the
sun reflects the purity within, before
it melts it completely
The trees too, look like glass from the ice
storm that has passed, and the sun is now
thawing their beautiful icy dress
The different forms that nature assumes
so provacative, when you stop to think
of it, and has many analogies to our own
facade, In all the different seasons of our
lives we are at times like the landscape,
the mountain, the seas, the skies
In Spring we too find ourselves regaled
in splendid fashion that explode upon
the scene like the daffodils and cana lily's
Summertime we assume the laconic style
of undress, lounging around in lazy loose
demeanor, to accomodate the sultry sun
We have our times of resplendent dress
like the Autumn foliage, we exude colorful
exteriors dressed in our new fall finery
In Winter that cold season of splendid
snowy-showy beauty, we cover ourselves
in colorful clothes of wool to keep out the
chill while we dress nature in the season
of glorious sights with Christmas lights
In all of these seasons we too, assume the
raiment of the storms that come in such
variety and velocity that can soak us
freeze us, flood us, assail us ,knock us down
scare us, and sometimes even end us.
How we all blend together in this hodge-
podge of creation, people and nature, earth
and heaven, beauty and beast,love and hate
all to be celebrated as this glorious thing we
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|Reviewed by Ann Scarborough
|A world with crazy weather! 88 degrees in Georgia today!
We are blessed to have this world!
|Reviewed by Walt Hardester
|Louis Armstrong said it best....."What a wonderful world."
|Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
|And oh what a magnificent life this is. The beauty of it all is gleaming to natures heartbeat. So very beautiful....
|Reviewed by Rebecca Lerwill
|Sounds good to me, Eileen! Let's do it - let's celebrate!!
|Reviewed by Kate Burnside
|Lovely thoughts here, Eileen. Creation's Catwalk on display. But colour me jeans and a t-shirt each quarter through... I must be temperamentally equatorial, I reckon! :)) Kate xx|
|Reviewed by Rose Rideout
|And a wonderful celebration to participate in, LIFE. Thank you Eileen for sharing.
Newfie Hugs, Rose
|Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
|Vivid imagery you penned here!!
|Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader)
|Very beautiful writing sweet lady,please stay safe and well...Hugssss|
|Reviewed by Christine Alwin
|The celebration of life,, I love it,,,
|Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
|beautiful and vivid visuals|
|Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
|Karen put it well, didn't she? So did you, my friend . . .|
|Reviewed by Mr. Ed
|This glorious thing we call life - Marvelous, Tiger Lily.|
|Reviewed by Paul Berube
Your poem has such beautiful reflective imagery my friend. Peace, Love and Blessings Always, Paul.
|Reviewed by Nasra Al Adawi
|I never sain snow and rain is sp preciouse in here|
|Reviewed by Amor Sabor
|The Creator has made this all possible and your beautiful write expresses the ultimate realization of that beauty and nature's parallels. Brilliant work, Eileen.
|Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
|How we celebrate the seasons of life depends on attitude and where one's heart is. I choose to celebrate The Birth of The Saviour, Jesus Christ, rather than get caught up in the political correctness/commercialism of the season. I was reminded of God's provisions/miracles this week, several times; I know He is still in the Miracle making Business; it has happened to us this week and yesterday. Yes, He still lives, even after all these years; God is ALIVE and well! :)
Beautiful reminder, Eileen; thank you!
God bless you mightily, now during this Christmas season and ALWAYS!
(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
|Reviewed by jude forese
|we celebrate the passion of life's seasonal moods, traversing the variety of experience and emotion ...
wonderful poem expressing this universal theme ...
|Reviewed by Morning Star
|The different seasons bring so many unexpected emotions
For me the winter snow brings warm thoughts
and also it stimulates my muse,
Beautiful piece on the celebrations of Life!
Wishing you Love Peace and Joy....Yolie
|Reviewed by E T Waldron
|Susan, It never snows where I am,near Sacramento,but up in the mountains, about 45 minutes away near Donner pass where I go to see the snow;-)|
|Reviewed by Susan de Vegter
|For me Eileen, I'm a heck of a lot more passionate when it;s cold outside. I get like a furnace. I admire your attention to the emotions and passions that come with the seasons. I didn't know it snows where you are.
|Reviewed by Ed Matlack
|...rain we got here again but its better than all the time snow...e|