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Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

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a pocket full of memories
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

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embe dded
like quartz
on the bottom of
a riverbed
memories
stud the road
of my mind
memories
the good ones
shine
white
like diamonds
sparkling
the not so good
are darker
worn and weathered
and the really
awful
horrible
ones
are black
beaten and abused
i try to pry
them loose
but they are stuck
fast
adhering
refusing to budge
i want to keep
the good ones
in my pocket
and throw the
bad ones
away
when times are rough
when i'm feeling sad
i can always
pull out a white one
"remember when..."
and get a memory jog
and smile
and laugh
"see
things
aren't
so
bad"

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Reviewed by Dwayne Pagnotto (Reader)
This is a really touching piece karla. but...it's light-hearted at the same time. It shows you have real talent when you can write something, and it makes people feel two different ways at once. Great job on this. Keep up the good work!
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
I am black but when times are rough, when you are feeling sad pull me out because I am white inside. Thank you Karla. I always feel inspired or touched in one way or the other when I read your poems.
abdinoor
Reviewed by Nicole Lasher
Heheheh...Life is like one of those bags of miscellaneous marbles that are sometimes given as party favors. We get it for free, never know what the mix is going to contain when we open it, and there is alot of fishtank filler, but usually at least one or two good cat eyes and sparklies :)
Reviewed by Rodney Bohen
Karla,
Pretty nice words Id say......
Rodney Evan Bohen


embedded
like quartz
on the bottom of
a riverbed
memories
stud the road
of my mind
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper
No they aren't Karla. And we should learn to enjoy life until they get really bad, very good writing. I like your style. lovu Grady
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader)
Karla this one is one of your best.
Reviewed by na na (Reader)
Yes dear Karla, things aern't so bad ... when you weigh all the good versus bad memories. This poem is so deep and reflective of life. Beautiful poem an beautiful Lady. Love you kitten. Bill
Reviewed by Dens Dreamweaver (Reader)
I think this is one of your best sweetie.. I really love the way this one flows as well as the whole meaning behind it.. Excellent!! Kudo's to you hun. Love ya..

Melanie
Reviewed by m w
Never are things as bad as they seem or as bad as they could be. Beautiful quartz like friends there for you to touch in times of need.

Keep 'em coming xoxox
Reviewed by Erica Ivory
Inspiration at it's finest.. Perhaps I will try your way

Love Erica
Reviewed by Bianca Boonstra
Excellent :-)
Reviewed by Dove (Reader)
{{{Sister Karla}}}
loved this beauty write!!!
Yes, all memories are to bring us into more awareness, which is a gift..!

Love you,
Dove
Reviewed by Charles Mann (Reader)
may your pockets always be filled with "white ones",,excellent,Charlie
Reviewed by jude forese
great flow!
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK
5-23-03

Better N No Memories . All!

TRASK

Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson
Wow karla, this is an awesome write
I'll choose the white ones too
Just leave the black ones because,
by holding on to a black one won't change it's color
Your friend.........Ron
Reviewed by E T Waldron
This is an excellent write Karla, Kudo's
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader)
Oh this is wonderful sweetie.
Peggy
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw)
Me, too, Karla!!!!! Love this....
-Bear
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
I love this. Bravo. Well done. I like this style for you.
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader)
Awesome Work Karla! You are so right my dear friend, if only we could keep the good ones and throw away the bad YET we learn our hardest and often best lessons from the bad ones so they are needed in that important sense!
((((Hugs))))
~Nikki~
Reviewed by Kay P Devenish
Beautiful.
Reviewed by Robert Blackwell (Reader)
Awesome, my friend!
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg
inspirational...thank you
Reviewed by Leland Waldrip
I like this. Cool!
Leland
Reviewed by Cathy Montgomery (Reader)
Karla, this is just wonderful...
Love the creative expression and emotional depth to it!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
neat write; clever and original in its fashion! well done, karla! (((HUGS))) and love, your twin, karen lynn. :)
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