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Unbosoming of Heart
by Vivian L Dawson
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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May the wings of the butterfly kiss the sun. And find Your shoulder to light on...Irish Blessings...etc


Ornate scrolls from our
balcony etchings of your
life short lived burning
desires of ardent love
to share from the secrecy
of a very worn private diary

Remembrances so soft
and demure the way you
stroked my hair..the way I
fit cradled in your manly lap

White sandy beaches
tides of romantic kisses in
silhouette as if one..so tight
not wanting to escape the
effect of your roving hands

Reality that you were a soldier
so tall and handsome in your
uniform called to serve in a
war not even our own, but for
yet the freedom of all mankind

And now I can only dream
of what we had after you
returned that cold gray day
in ceremony draped with
our flag

Sweet are dreams, my love,
where my memories are still
alive for us as butterflies
scatter our love blessings
of succulent nectar for
sustaining our baby's
hunger

(c) Unbosoming of Heart
30May2012
Vivian L Dawson

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 6/5/2012
A tenderness of your heart has unveiled this touching
poem of love and blessings. Marvelous poetry Lady Vivian.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by jude forese 6/4/2012
a most moving and well written poem, Vivian ...
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/3/2012
The them expressed through your verses is a sad but nontheless a universal and timeless one of this world/life, Vivian. Thank you. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/3/2012
I certainly hope that you are writing this for war widows and not for yourself. I abhor what war does to our young soldiers and worse when it takes away their young lives before they're ever able to realize their dreams. A powerful write, any way you look at it.

Ron
Reviewed by John Flanagan 6/1/2012
Yes, it is in the telling,
this vivid tender and very touching telling;
one of your best, Vivian

john
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 6/1/2012
this is so tenderly written i wasn't prepared in a way for the ending. well done ~ Morgan
Reviewed by Mike Mirabella (Reader) 6/1/2012
this beautiful poem fits any of the Ladys of the last 60 years ,to many tears have shed
Reviewed by Rory Dall (Reader) 6/1/2012
The style of this poem brings to mind a couple of lines from Rupert Brooke, "He leaves a white unbroken glory, a gathered radiance, a width, a shining peace, under the night" There is a tender feel to this piece, far removed from the harsh reality we are more accustomed to as expressed in Dulce et decorum est......
Reviewed by Don Juan Amante 6/1/2012
so sad and deeply heartfelt.
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 6/1/2012
Deeply passionate and moving, so well done!
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 6/1/2012
Sad....very well written poem."..best wishes,neerja
Reviewed by Laura Fall 6/1/2012
Truly a touching poem my friend Laura
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 6/1/2012
Oh my, tears fall..this is truly gripping of the heart and soul, beautifully sung.
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 6/1/2012
I can only add to the clap, clapping and the bravo's this poem has elicited. Perfect.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/1/2012
Truly heartfelt, truly sad, and very sadly what many have had to endure when a loved soldier returns home draped in a flag.
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 6/1/2012
Vivian,
A heart rendering story told excellently.
Budd
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/1/2012
Vivian this is truly going to be one of my favorites of yours. It tells a story, captures the emotions and makes a statement all in so few lines. Well done.
fee



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