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(03)A Blue Sky
by Douglas W Bentley

Tuesday, November 21, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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She like butterflies
She likes the park
with the warmth of the autumn sky
The swings and screams
going down the rocket slide
Climbs the rock wall only to get to the top to hide
She knows soon she has to leave
Gazes off into the blue sky, she believes.

She's a fighter
A star igniter
Been through every theater
Nothing's ever beat her.


She's a rough rider
Visits delight her
She may be tired
But she still has missiles yet to be fired.


Now, I can't explain
I can't feel her pain
Not a clue
What she's been completely through.


So what do I do?
Stopping t
o precipitate
Many many prayers resuscitate
As angels wait.


Another vein bleeds
She pleads
She knows soon she has to leave
She believes
She's past tears

I've never seen her cry
Calmly with no fears
Just gaze off into the blue sky.
She's more prepared than I.

(c) 2006

Written in Memory of Breanne Daws
Sunrise July 8, 1996
Sunset March 22, 2007
The day her Lord she met Feb. 28, 2004


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Reviewed by m j hollingshead 6/15/2014

well done

Reviewed by Liana Margiva 11/27/2011
EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HEAVENLY BEAUTIFUL WORDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/19/2010
A most moving and meaningful account, Douglas; very compelling. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Cryssa C 6/12/2009
Beautiful...that last stanza is perfect.
Reviewed by Joanna Leone 2/9/2009
This is a beautiful, heartful tribute. Angels waited for Breanne, and all of her suffering was carried away on the angels wings. The painting is beautiful as it creates a feeling of serenity and peacefulness, or she may have truly painted her vision of heaven. I think you express your emotions well, and you are a talented writer. I will add you to my "tracker list" because I want to read more of your writing!
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 8/26/2008
Gret tribute to a person you thought a lot of. Don't mind reading older tributes, don't want to miss anything on the den. Good for you posting this.
Reviewed by jude forese 11/26/2006
your have a real talent for expressing emotion, Douglas ...
Reviewed by Miss Pandora 11/23/2006
DWB,...I found this so moving, you have captured such emotion, beautifully. Panda :)
Reviewed by J M 11/22/2006
This is so powerful Douglas and so masterful the expressions of emotions. Thank you, Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours,
Reviewed by richard cederberg 11/22/2006
Can't help but feel that "she" is wisdom in the Biblical sense. Powerful write Douglas.

Light and Wisdom ...
Richard Lloyd Cederberg
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 11/22/2006
Beautiful work
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader) 11/21/2006
I am begining to wonder who she is. It seems she is a great person. Victor
Reviewed by E T Waldron 11/21/2006
Doug, you wrote this with such compassion, a beautiful poem, and for me a keeper! Thank you!


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