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Popular Poetry (Sept 11, 2001)
  1.  A Dedicated Hero
  2.  Quiet day, so far...



silent night
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Friday, December 13, 2002

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silent night...
since last september
i have had way too many of them
my beloved died
and the holidays aren't the same

holy night...
there's a hole all right
my wife died that september day
i was left behind
and all that's left are memories

all is calm...
who are they kidding
right now i'm filled with bitterness
and crushing sadness
don't want to talk to anyone

all is bright...
all except my world
i feel i'll never see the light
darkness surrounds me
it weighs me down like a blanket

'round yon virgin, mother and child...
my wife was the best
she was a terrific mother
to two little boys
who don't have mom to look up to

holy infant, so tender and mild...
my little boys twins
they'll miss their mother's special touch
all they'll have is me
will i be good enough for them

sleep in heavenly peace...
i wish i could sleep
every night, the nightmares come
hear her cries for help
and i cannot do a damn thing

sleep in heavenly peace...
see her in my dreams
there are times i still hear her voice
i can't forget her
she was my rock my strength my love
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please say a special prayer for those that lost
loved ones on september 11, 2001, and for all
victims of terrorist attacks and their families.

pray for peace.

"always remember and never forget."

(((HUGS))) and love,

karla. :(

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Reviewed by Rosalyn Smith 12/17/2002
I feel your heart on this one and my heart goes out to you. Excellent write.
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 12/14/2002
Wow sad, full of emotions, keep it up!
~Michelle~
hugz and tears
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 12/14/2002
so sad! and such emotion displayed here! may we never forget! thanks for sharing this powerful piece! love, your twink, karen lynn. (((HUGS))) :)
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 12/14/2002
Karla such a wonderful outflowing of heart and help and love and tenderness. Please check out my song that is playing now.
Bill Murray (((hugs)))
http://www.authorsden.com/visit/viewPoetry.asp?AuthorID=7690
Reviewed by Calendula Petal (Reader) 12/14/2002
I will indeed Karla.
Made me feel quite emotional and rather guilty to be one of the lucky ones.
Reviewed by Ed Lupinacci (Reader) 12/13/2002
this is packed with such emotion
it brings a tear to the eye
Reviewed by John Quinn (Reader) 12/13/2002
An incredible poem Karla, filled with lots of emotion. I was very moved by it.......
Reviewed by Brittany Renée 12/13/2002
That was so unique. I loved how you put the lyrics and explained your feelings, because when you hear a song, you think, quickly, about each of those words and you have your own feelings that you feel for each line. That was really clever! I enjoyed this thoroughly and, although it's quite sad, this was wonderful. It can make us all appreciate what we do have, and what we should cherish.

--*Warm Love! -Brittany*--
Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/13/2002
A moving and excellent use of similies...Beautifully done Karla...hugs to you;-)
Reviewed by john zimmerman 12/13/2002
well written

lots of emotion

john +
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