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The Canvas
by Sherry Gail Heim
Monday, December 31, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Happy New Year to my family at AD, and thank you for your support over the years, it means so very much to me. ~sgh



The Canvas


 

As I am waiting for the ball to drop

My life whizzes past me

All of the beginnings and

All of the endings

Somehow paint this Eve



         


There have been good times

And there has been sadness

There has been amaze

And there has been apathy

All getting cozy upon the palette

 

Each new thought smatters upon

The canvas of my life

I watch it all unfold

Rich purples, angry greens

Soft magenta moments and shadowy haze

 

The clock strikes twelve

The ball drops; a New Year

My thoughts ebb

The canvas holds images tempered by time

And I wonder how it will appear, complete

 

Sherry Gail Heim

January 31, 2007

Copyright © Sherry Gail Heim 2007

  
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Reviewed by Rodney Bohen 8/15/2008
Being an artist
The title drew me in
Glad it did

Rodney
Reviewed by Charlie 4/9/2008
That's quite a beautiful poem, Sherry. About your last line-- it lingers-- and it got me to wondering... maybe there's no such thing as complete... maybe we are like Mr. Rat says the river is-- always changing--always the same... forever getting tempered, refined, molded... great words to think on. --Charlie
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/19/2008
I don't know how I missed this before but I did somehow. These are fine sentiments, Sherry. Thank you for sharing them. And thank you as well for your always thoughtful insights on my "stuff." I truly appreicate your input. Love, peace, and my bery best wishes to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Barbara Terry 2/18/2008
I'm sorry I mimssed this, sis, but I was getting myself sorted in Australia. This is an amazing poem of a year gone by, and wondering what the new year will look like on the canvas, in a year. Nicely written, and well projected. I like the picture too.

May the Lord Jesus bless you, and those whom you love, and be with you always, and at your side constantly. With much love in my heart, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((MANY WONDERFUL SISTERLY HUGGGGSSSSS)))))))))), sister Barbie
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 2/10/2008
Sorry that I missed this unfinished work. If I could take it off your hands for a pittance, someday I will sell it in a museum for a fortune.

Ron
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 2/6/2008
Hello Sherry and happy new year, looks like I'm the last fool to check in, anyway I took care of that and activated the author tracker, thought I already had you tracked. Great poem Sherry.
love&hugs
Reviewed by Russ Okamura 2/2/2008
Wonderful poem. Your writing always brings forth sweet fruits.
Reviewed by Sandra Corona 1/11/2008
Marvelous, Sherry. Thanks for sharing :)!

Sandy
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 1/4/2008
We all can only wonder of our tomorrows and the hues of yesterday can only tint the future as it unfolds...the ball has dropped and I am sure you shall make it better when it comes time to unveil that canvas. Great work.
Reviewed by Lori Moore 1/3/2008
Happy New Year to you too, my dear friend.
Reviewed by William Bonilla 1/3/2008
It will be your most beautiful creation
Thank you Sherry for this wonderful New Year's treat
Wishing you & your family A Happy New Year
Love & Peace forever

William
Reviewed by F William Broome 1/3/2008
You're far too colorful and talented for a future to be dull. Your brush paints what others must see, and how you do it is enviable and worth reading. Go get 'um, artist ! ! ! - Bill

Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 1/2/2008
A rainbow of loving colors. Hope your new year is one of happiness and delight....

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/1/2008
Thanks for sharing your words with me today!!
May God bless you with good health,
prosperity, friendship, love, laughter,
joy, and peace in 2008!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 12/31/2007
Beautiful writing sweet lady,have a wonderful new years..Hugssssssssss
Love Always,
Chanti Lace
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 12/31/2007
beautiful write for the new year-full of promise, a canvas to be painted upon
Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/31/2007
Sherry this is most outstanding and I thank you for sharing! You always best yourself, and I only wish you had more time to write! Have a glorious new year my friend!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Felix Perry 12/31/2007
Well with works such as this the New Year definately will hold promise for you at least in the literary side of things. All the best Sherry,
hugs
Fee
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 12/31/2007
We are what we think, "eventually"
Bottoms up....
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 12/31/2007
Gorgeous write, Sherry; very well penned! BRAVA~!

Happy '2008' to you and yours; hope it's your best year EVER!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Michelle Mills 12/31/2007
Lovely imagery, taking us all on an imaginary flight...as we determine what the future holds in the coming year. Beautiful work Sherry. Love, Michelle
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 12/31/2007
Another beautiful word-painting and life-tapestry taking shape through the inspiration of your pen, Sherry. Each time your work appears in the listings, I know it will be something that is full of integrity and meaning and which plumbs the hidden depths of being. May 2008 be a year in which there are many resolutions as well as fresh discoveries with which to add colour, texture and any necessary openings and closures as your journey continues. Bless you and thank you. Kate xx
Reviewed by Chuck Keller 12/31/2007
Happy New Year! Nice work.
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 12/31/2007
Nice thoughts Sherry
Have a Prosperous & Healthy 2008
Ron
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 12/31/2007
I wish for you the very best three hundred and sixty-five days of your life . . . Happy New Years . . .
Reviewed by George Carroll 12/31/2007
Happy New Year Sherry and may your palette never run out of bright colors.
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 12/31/2007
Happy New Year and may 2008's canvas start out with bright colors and continue on throughout the year!

Love,
Susan
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 12/31/2007
Sherry,

Hopefully this new year's canvas will be beautiful...as is this write. Happy New Year!

(((HUGS))) and love,

Karla.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 12/31/2007
The canvas holds images tempered by time

It surely holds many, for each of us, and wishing you a most joyous New Year, Sherry.



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