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· This is Your Lucky Day by Euceless Liesalot

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· Heart Attack Symptoms Differ for Men and Women -- Read and Share!

· If you Have Been Kidnapped or Abducted --A Letter from Someone who Cares

· RICO for Kids - Help Missing Children, U.S.A.

· Reason to Celebrate! {re O N E's impact re suffering in Africa}


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· Poem an Inside Job

· Vicks, Flannel, and Great Expectations?

· Rumor January 19, two Thousand Thirteen

· Snow Night with Bird

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  Burrowed in Warm Silk
by Phyllis Jean Green
Monday, March 01, 2010
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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In the rain,
Tears do not show.

In the rain,
Sobs do not carry.

In the rain,
Looks do not count.

In the rain,
Trees bend to stroke.

In the rain,
Screams are whispers.

In the rain,
Creeps do not ess to curbs.

In the rain,
Swimming comes natural.

In the rain,
Insults do not shatter.

In the rain,
Faith is not a mystery.

In the rain,
dirt washes off.

Skin velvets skin, banishing hurt
In the rain.

 

 

(c)  Phyllis Jean Green,  March, 2010

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Reviewed by Kenny Baez 3/11/2010
Water is the symbol of purification. How well you 'tap' into that theme here, phyllis!
Reviewed by Roger Ochs 3/4/2010
I enjoy the "litany" format. Well done.
Reviewed by John Domino 3/4/2010
Your poem turns rain into sunshine! Bravo!

John Michael domino
Reviewed by Paul Berube 3/3/2010
Well said, my friend.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/2/2010
I find rain very healing as I do your poem. Merci mon amie. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Carin Spirit 3/2/2010
Pia ~ So refreshing. Be Well, Carin' Spirit
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 3/2/2010
The title is so appealing,,,wonderful work ,,,enjoyed! :)
Reviewed by D. Vegas 3/2/2010
PEA, I LOVE YOUR POETRY, It is So UNIQUE. Rain cleanses and the smell of rain before it rains is so refreshing.
Always,
Deborah
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/2/2010
Pea,

There is a cleansing in the rain ... to me, it is the sky crying, because it understands pain ... well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 3/2/2010
Pea,
During the summer, I often go outside in a rain storm and let the healing drops cleanse my mind and heart. I love your rain poem, it brings back memories of my carefree days... thank you for reminding me!

Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/2/2010
I like rain, and your poem.
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 3/2/2010
I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by John Flanagan 3/1/2010
Pea,
Poem of catharsis and wrap-around purification.

John
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 3/1/2010
You know, a nice slow, steady rain can be so relaxing and cleansing not to mention enjoyable to observe, fantastic piece...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 3/1/2010
rain, one of my favorite things-i enjoyed the write and the sense of depth to something so simple

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Carrboro Poetica

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Above and Below

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Spinning Straw: the Jeff Apple Story

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