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Illumination - A Dichotomy
by Tami C Ryan
Saturday, September 23, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Caliginous skies stall
Maples bend at the waist
Laden with heavenís bounty
Aching, yet
Determined to touch the sun
Stormís aftermath
Strewn helter-skelter

In the most tenebrous, obscure hour
Beseeching the skies
I perceive the slightest glint
Seeping though the stormís clouds
Creationís illumination

An encouraging, inspiring calm
Pervades my being
Eagerly, I sunbathe
Basking in its warmth
Nourishing my soul

Trying to point it out to you
You ask, ďWhere?Ē

If only you were a poet
Youíd see it too

Copyright © 2004 Tami C Ryan

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Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 12/6/2006
HOly Shit- YOur words... I had to read that over LOL
Tami- YOur style is beyond me!
Everytime I read something here- I learn!
Thank you for such a moving BiG Sky piece of writing my friend~
I love this!
A Treasure I shall keep Forever!
Into my Vault it goesss!
WArmest Blessings! and HuGs,Sheeexoox
Reviewed by Aberjhani 9/27/2006
And a brilliantly illuminated dichotomy it is--whereas others often lack the soul of the poet that allows for such revelations, blessed be those poets who take time to share their soul's special vision in poems such as this.
Reviewed by jude forese 9/27/2006
otstanding poem perspective, Tami ...
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 9/25/2006
Reviewed by Cliff Chandler 9/24/2006
Tami, you are a poet.
In a flashing moment
I saw you there
In your glory,
A moment of peace.

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/23/2006
Indeed! Poets "see" things that others cannot or do not want to see. Nicely done, Tami. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Mr. Ed 9/23/2006
A marvelous poem, Tami!
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 9/23/2006
A poet can see beauty in everything. Well-said.

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)

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