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(20)My Review To You
by Douglas W Bentley
Friday, August 06, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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***For a friend at the Den***
in fact
For all of you

My Review – To You

 

In the stillness of time

How much you’re given

How much is mine

May your words be as a fine wine

That enriches the generations

That are beyond

 

May your tongue be a flame

To a chosen people

That would ignite the universe

 

Where peace and love

Honestly do have a chance

To thrive

That every heart may beat

And be alive.

 

Where lies aren’t told

There soldiers would be bold

Where mothers have babies to hold

And slaves aren’t bought and sold

 

A place where we never get old.

 

A sleeping giant awakes

He’ll do whatever it takes

And there SHE waits

With wide open gates.

 

Naked am I

I only have words to leave

And only love to take.

 

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Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 8/9/2010
Stunning work, a blessing all writers would covet.
Reviewed by richard cederberg 8/8/2010
Very touching and well-written Douglas.
Out of the disembogue of your heart flows
the substance of what is there.
Peace and continued imagination ...
richard
Reviewed by jude forese 8/8/2010
keep the tongue on fire ...
Reviewed by pat medlin 8/7/2010
i'm speechless!....this is wonderul...coouldn't even begin to pick a favorite part...was all astoundingly beautiful...and to think i almost scrolled by
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 8/7/2010
Doug,

A powerful write that speaks to every poet's heart and soul.

Mary
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 8/7/2010
"May your tongue be a flame
To a chosen people
That would ignite the universe" love this line..your poem speaks gentle and giving!
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 8/6/2010
This is exquisite ~
Powerful in its quiet way of speaking of the strength of a poet's human heart.
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/6/2010
Where peace and love
Honestly do have a chance
To thrive

Lovely sentiments, Douglas. Thank you. Love and peace to you, friend,

Regis
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