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Viking King (The MacLomain Series: Viking Ancestors, Book 1)
by Sky Purington

A modern day woman and a ninth century Viking king surge forward together to conquer not only their enemies but what lies within their hearts...  
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Rigor mortis
by Marty Kay
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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Hands at rest


Strong hands,
scarred from work's toll.
Wounded testimony
to life's toil.

Every mark,
a moment
carved in time.
Etched in faded memories.

Rigid now,
ordained by death's decree
a resting place
for well-worn wooden beads.

No more,
the subtle thread
through fingers
seeking solace
in whispered supplication.

Silent,
the sacred chant
that soothed your soul
and strengthened your resolve
to clench in vice-like grip
what destiny determined.

At peace now
joined in prayer
and resting,
resting.

Eternal rest.
A cradle substituted for a grave.

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Lois Christensen
Think if it is anymore than a prayer, it can be devastating. Loved it**********.
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks
Strong hands - Every mark - Rigid now - No more - Silent - At peace now - Eternal rest.
A poem within a poem...well told...of life. So enjoyed the whole and the subtle, Marty...well said.
Blessings ~~ Micke
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
Interesting perspective of such a solemn time, all in God's loving hands now....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price
A whispered prayer seems to run through the background of this poem. Definitely thoroughly enjoyed. Liz
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A Spiritual Journey, by Dr Audrey Coatesworth by Audrey Coatesworth

This poetry book by Dr Audrey Coatesworth gives insight into the spirit world - and the poems describe many journeys, both actual and in metaphores into the realms beyond the human..  
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