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Old Souls
by Sherry L Gibson
Wednesday, September 01, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Ancient souls from the other side meet.



 

I opened my eyes and I saw her
I opened my mind and I knew her
I opened my soul and let her pass through


A stranger on the street
passing by my side
I had to speak to her
Touch her wisdom


Plain  looking woman
Not outstanding by most codes
Not one to draw attention
How could one not see it in her eyes?


An ancient spirit stood before me
For all the world to see
Most folks passed her by
Their minds not set free


Mesmerized by her wisdom
Overcome with awe, I was.
To stand before this ancient soul
Know she was from up above


Many lives she’d lived before
Many times she had died
Always to come back again
Seeking to help others on this side.


She reached her hand out to me
Touched my cheek so briefly
The power in her fingertips
Almost brought me to my knees


Ancient one, why me I whispered
Have I angered you today?
Exalted now, it was hard to breath.
Why me? Why me? Why me?


“So you recognize me!
Oh no I am not angry
I was simply lonely since you
Left the other side again.”

© Copyright 2004 Sherry L. Gibson
   
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Reviewed by Miller Caldwell 11/7/2004
Old Souls. They do inspire us.Got me thinking. Thanks
Miller
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 9/9/2004
Sherry,

Poetically beautiful - a truly well-penned and wonderfully delivered piece!

Robert
Reviewed by Amira van Kerk 9/7/2004
Sherry, this one is excellent.
Makes me think.
Hope you are okay?
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 9/2/2004
Extremely deep in thought, yet understandable. TY for sharing
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 9/2/2004
Superb poetry....BHUWAN!!!
Reviewed by Marie Wadsworth 9/1/2004
simply gorgeous. This lady struck me as a storyteller. The romance is subtle. This is more a perception of a person from another point of view. Great job of capturing a subject from a different angle.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/1/2004
A compassionate and heart-warming composition, Sherry. Thank you. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by ~Indigo~ Elga 9/1/2004
Dear Sherry,

Extremely touching and profound write, excellent !!
Thanks for sharing.

warm hugs
Elga
Reviewed by Lori Moore 9/1/2004
Beautiful poetry. The message is excellent! Enjoyed.



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