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Karen C Vanderlaan

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Meaningful Spaces
by Karen C Vanderlaan
Tuesday, April 05, 2011
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Meaningful Spaces

It’s not that life holds no inspiration,

Sunrises and sunsets continue to occur,

It is spring and Mother Earth is coming alive,

For the fifty fourth season of my life.

 

I find happiness in sharing in the lives of my children,

And in the lives of my children’s children, too.

There is joy for me in the feel to my hand,

As I pet my horses from old Banjo to the new foal, Relic.

 

I can feel the memory of my sister’s body in our last embrace,

Hear my dad’s laughter and see the twinkle in his eye.

Yet I seem to exist in some state of limbo,

As I search to put life into meaningful spaces.

 

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Reviewed by Kathleen McDonald
a beautiful write Karen
hug
Kathy
Reviewed by CJ Heck
A beautiful poem, Karen, and it says so much. We are each on our own journey to find answers -- there is happiness in the smallest of things, all we have to do is see, feel, and embrace what is there before us.
Hugs to you,
CJ
Reviewed by Cryssa C
Living in limbo is difficult! Finding purpose helps pass the time, but sometimes that is hard to do.
Cryssa
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader)
Lovely writing indeed sweet lady...sighhh...stay safe and well..Hugss
Reviewed by Kenny Baez
Finding all the pieces of the jigsaw can be frustrating, Karen. We all get those disconnected days from time to time. Nice poem!
Reviewed by Terry Rizzuti
Great job, Karen, one of your best pieces. Terry
Reviewed by pat medlin
what a touching piece
Reviewed by Liana Margiva
VERY NICE!!!!!!!!!!!! I LIKE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by John Bidwell
Much beauty here- I breathe a sigh and watch the rest of the sun rise this morning.

John
Reviewed by Debby & Gordon Rosenberg
love the limbo moments, life will reveal and fill you before you know it.
Reviewed by Christine Tsen
Beautifully crafted personal insights I can relate to.
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
Hard to comment here. I'll just say I love you.
Reviewed by George Carroll
It's not easy to adjust but as the old saying goes life must go on and while it is over simplified, it's true.

Love the names of your horses.

George
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