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Another Spring
by Delma Luben
Thursday, March 15, 2007
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The all life certainty

ANOTHER SPRING

Shriveled, faded, forsaken,
still she smiled; but at
the end my faith was shaken.
The stigma disease had
taken my friend--and
she without sin.

Shivering within at the
cruel injustice, walking
the cold, bleak landscape
symbolic of my life
without her, I fell to
my knees in dried-dead
weeds and dirty snow,
crying... "Oh God,
I need to know that
she will live again.

And then ... peeking from
the mud, pushing through
in that very hour, barely
visible beneath a brittle
stock that, too, was once
a flower... a tiny feathery
leaf of new-born green.

Doubt curtain lifting,
frosted heart melting,
my mind stopped churning.
Through misty eyes His
promise seen. I was
suddenly as certain
as of another spring!

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Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 8/3/2008

Very striking imagery in "Another Spring". Subject dealt to neat picture; and emotions poemized naturally.

I salute You, Poet.

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Cryssa C 2/8/2008
This brought tears to my eyes. Your words show the wavering and fragile emotions of one who is dealing with loss, yet also beautifully and poignantly shares of life...
Our son died in spring, but as we left the hospital spring came alive to me--The promise of life renewed... I will evermore love spring as its coming reminds me of rebirth and my son.
Cryssa
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 3/17/2007
Oh what a touching write Delma, crafted so beautiful and well written, you captivated me to the final word...enjoyed this so very much! So glad I stopped by!
Blessings,
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight* 3/17/2007
This is a glorious write about the joy of spring!

Love & Light always and in all ways,
Joseph*
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 3/17/2007
Wonderful write
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 3/16/2007
Very well done, Delma!
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 3/15/2007
Nature comes alive, bursting in all her reagal beauty! Nice write.
Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by alejapoet@aol.com Bennett 3/15/2007
This is wonderful and beautifully written.
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