Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Bettye Johnson, iFrederick Brooke, iBonnie Milani, iP Lewis, iNeeta Blair, iJames Brandt, iPaul Kyriazi, i

  Home > Vision/Metaphysical > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Vicky Bowker Jeter

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Success story
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Events
· Stories
· Blog
· Messages
· 108 Titles
· 629 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Before 2003

Vicky Bowker Jeter, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Popular Poetry (Vision/Metaphysical)
  1.  Where Have All The Poets Gone?
  2.  A thorn is as beautiful as the rose
  3.  One Of Us
  4.  Follow Me!
  5.  A Fractal Image of You
  6.  Seven
  7.  Creedence Of Truth
  8.  Quirckle; A Mouse
  9.  Biocentrism
  10.  Fulfill My Fantasy
  11.  Truth
  12.  Making of Love & The Rosary of Thong-less
  13.  The Gloaming
  14.  LIFE IS LIKE ... A BOOK
  15.  I Create Reality
  16.  Mist
  17.  Moisture
  18.  “The Butterfly Effect”… - Sonnet
  19.  The Search
  20.  Passionate Drops Of Cosmic Energy

A Requiem Refreshed (Revised)
by Vicky Bowker Jeter

Thursday, January 08, 2004

Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Vicky Bowker Jeter
•  She Knew What She Knew
•  A Brighter Day
•  The Day Dana Says, I Do.
•  From Canadian Crutches to Independence
•  Turn Away Gently
           >> View all 76

For those fighting for their lives,
and those awaiting the outcome.

Death come calling softly;
I hear your whisper on my wind.
I know your time must come to call;
relax your reaper grim.

For as there is high time for birth,
so too, the perfect time to die;
it is the holy, enduring way
of Gaia's balance realized.

I expect this task must take its toll--
forever giving people fright.
You would at once reveal your ease,
would resistance reliquish mighty fight

Thus, as my contract closes,
as my candle wick frays thin,
come kindly lead me by the hand;
let us embrace as new-found friends.

For, as Sun and Moon in union dance
together in one sky,
yet we perceive stark opposites,
the day against the night--
so, too, the shrouded truth of you
that the wind which brings my death
is one and the same from sacred rings
whence comes the newborn's breath.

Vicky Bowker Jeter

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reviewed by jude forese 1/10/2004
ultimately, life and death are synonymous ...

very well developed concepts and poetics in this poem ...
Reviewed by Jimmy Holder 1/9/2004
I am a big fan of sing-song styled poems!
I expect this task must take its toll--
forever causing people fright.
You would, at once, reveal your ease
would resistance relinquish mighty fight
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/9/2004
Superb portayal of death and rebirth. Thank you for this poetic offering, Vicky. Love and peace, Regis.
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 1/8/2004
excellent write. i dig the title.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/8/2004
Exceptional write Vicky! You really captured the meaning and defined it with lucid light!Splendid!
Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.