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Wonderful Gift...
by Joyce E Bowling
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
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I took a walk in my garden this evening and found a wonderful surprise awaiting me...

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Reviewed by Georg Mateos 7/10/2008
Thank for sharing, for writing this poem/short-story and for giving us the gift of that flying crane.

Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 7/4/2008
We have so many things to be thankful for, love Holly
Reviewed by Cryssa C 7/3/2008
I am often stuck with awe at the beauty and majesty of all that the Lord has created...especially in the creatures around us and in raw nature...the sunsets, the rivers, the trees, the land, etc...

Reviewed by Sheila Roy 7/1/2008
You captured your feeling of awe wonderfully. I could feel the suspense! Nicely done:) Love and Hugs~
Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 6/29/2008
YOu sure was blessed Lady "J"!
Once I saw a blue heron, and I almost fell from the excitement!
I wished I had my camera then...
I loved your imagery coming to life through your lines, as I waiting for the happy answer...

Love and Many Blessings, Warrior Purple Gypsy Passion Lady Sheeexooooo

STay Positive!
Write On!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/28/2008
Oh my, Joyce! I would have been so thrilled,as I'm sure you were.It was truly a blessing.Thanks for sharing it with us! ET
Reviewed by Deborah Munson (Reader) 6/28/2008
Its easy to close our eyes and miss the blessings of God's beauty all around us. Thanks for opening my eyes this day. Well Done! Deborah
Reviewed by Connie Faust 6/27/2008
Powerfully described, your response to the sounds at the creek had me waiting to see who or what had intruded in your day. I had a feeling it would be a deer or fawn, but instead, the rare sight of a graceful crane appeared. Truly a gift, as is your writing, dear Joyce.

Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 6/26/2008
I was right there with you. I enjoyed this very much. TherE is nothing like planting seeds and watching them grow into something needful!....M
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 6/26/2008
I LOVE such moments, Joyce... you took me along with baited breath and anticipation with you and you did not disappoint. How blessed are you to see and appreciate such wonders. Sometimes it feels as if God lays on such wonders just for our eyes only. Lucky you... lucky us!! Delightful, thank you. Kate xx
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price 6/26/2008
Wonderful write. Love it. Liz
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/26/2008
Thank you for sharing a wonderful moment/experience, Joyce. Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by Walt Hardester 6/26/2008
My hat off to such a gifted poet.

Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/26/2008
So many gifts from Heaven all around us, and yet, so many never bother to look, or to appreciate them. So glad you and Boomer do! Cranes are truly wondrous creatures.
Reviewed by Southern Comfort 6/26/2008
I adore seeing nature and the world through your eyes. Your poetry makes me smile and be thankful! HUGS! SC
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 6/26/2008
Sounds like a beautiful gift to me and I thank you for sharing that with us Joyce.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 6/26/2008
Joyce, what a wonderful gift you have with making poetry out of the beautiful sights and sounds of those Kentucky hills. This is a delightful poem.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 6/26/2008

I'm sure it was an awesome sight and very unexpected. "God is Awesome," in all His Works. To bad you didn't have a camera with you but at least you have the memory. Peace, Love and Blessings Always, Paul.
Reviewed by Morning Star 6/25/2008
Wow that is a glorious gift
One you will keep in your mind and heart forever!!
Beautiful writing your
words always inspired me!!
Stunning visuals, I LOVE IT!!
Peace Love and Light.....Morning Star
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 6/25/2008
A precious gift it was and one you can savor and cherish. Wow, it really must have been so elogant and beautiful as are your inspirational words...

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 6/25/2008
I am amazed as I too watch the birds that envelope us,, it is one of God's gifts to behold, as you have in your beautiful poem.
Love, Christine
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 6/25/2008
Beautiful Joyce, yes they are a sight to behold a sheer blessing.

The Japanese think of them as good luck to make a wish, hope you did.

Hugs and love,

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/25/2008
Beautiful write, glad you could see something that's rare! I've seen herons, egrets, and geese, also ducks and woodpeckers (pileated and redheaded), but no cranes! Very well penned; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 6/25/2008
Joyce, As I read this poem, I could feel your energy, and I knew it was going to be a bird, but I was hoping that you were going to say an eagle. I am partial to eagles and hawks...Your crane is such a wonderful bird to behold.Do you know that a Crane
means: Spiritual justice at play (Indian spiritual meanings)
I wish you peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 6/25/2008
Such a beautiful walk - you took me with you. Thank you, Joyce, well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by George Carroll 6/25/2008
I was wondering what lay in store for you and the sight of a beautiful crane was a happy ending.
Reviewed by Louisa Dobbins 6/25/2008
Soul stirring.
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 6/25/2008
Joyce this is beautiful, thank you for sharing
God Bless

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