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Gateways for Desires
by Vivian L Dawson
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
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~Gateways for Desires~

No matter how much work
you have to do today, make
time to luxuriate from elegant
richness of yesterdays arched
portals imploring lessons learned
for today's mental playground

Feel inspired to accomplish
great things vacillating between alternative options shooting arrows
into the sky much like Sagittarius
the Archer even if you don't yet
know ascending target as portals
unfold in the wonderment of your heavenly discovery for desires

(c) Gateways for Desires
21September2012
Vivian L Dawson

 

 

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Reviewed by Joy Hale 9/28/2012
Yes, to take time to smell the roses, have deep thoughts, engage in fun activities, etc. Wonderful words Vivian to describe the need to take time in a busy, goal oriented world. Who knows where your next "gateway to desires" will take you? Slow down and find out!

Joy L. Hale
Reviewed by william goldman (Reader) 9/27/2012
BEAUTIFUL POEM, BEAUTIFULLY DONE, IT,S A SHAME ALL OUR DESIRES CANNOT BE MADE KNOWN TO EVERYONE----------------LOL------HG
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 9/27/2012
You are a sage Vivian and a fine poet.
Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader) 9/27/2012
Not only does this poem offer inspiration, permission, encouragement and enticement, it conjures up loftiness of 'being,' which brings me to the two lines in the second stanza extending outward in form, in keeping with their language of "shooting arrows" and "heavenly discovery," trajectories of bliss. Thank you, Vivian, for this one today. ~~ Diana
Reviewed by Paul Judges 9/27/2012
Delightfully done, Vivian
Reviewed by Laura Fall 9/26/2012
Outstanding poetry and the photo is so beautiful Laura
Reviewed by Rory Dall (Reader) 9/26/2012
That term "lessons learned" has taken on a much more positive meaning than the usual industrial interpretation. Note to self: shoot more optimistic arrows in future.
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 9/26/2012
Vivian, that same portal takes me to so many places and so many levels and is the doorway to my muse. Excellent work.
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 9/26/2012
Make time to take time...so very true..you inspire me Vivian~
Christine
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 9/26/2012
Feel inspired to accomplish
great things

Truly words to live by.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 9/26/2012
We the poets, writers, artists and those with an imaginative flair are truly blessed for we can often cross that portal at will simply by closing our eyes and opening our minds...nicely done
fee
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 9/25/2012
finding little moments, so important, so hard, maybe poets have mastered the art of vacation....I think I will step out of here for an hour or so....and were gone! ....this week Argentina, tomorrow the backyard.
Reviewed by D. Vegas 9/25/2012
Take time out to smell the roses and enjoy
what is in front of you...Enjoyed Vivian.

Deborah
Reviewed by John Flanagan 9/25/2012
a fine suggestion, Vivian,
that makes the reader want to reach
for better, an encouragement to be better
yes!

john
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 9/25/2012
VERY NICE!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 9/25/2012
Lady Vivian ~
Beautiful your poetry in elegant richness.
Gateways lovely palm trees and arches to imagine.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 9/25/2012
very well written visuals Vivian
budd
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 9/25/2012
:) Wonderful as all should take the time
to do what you have heavenly written

Love and Light
Lily
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 9/25/2012
I don't think I'll go around and shoot off my mouth, It gets me in way too much trouble. ;-)

Ron
Reviewed by ANNA CLOUTIER (Reader) 9/25/2012
VIVIAN, A BEAUTIFUL PIECE OF WORK TODAY...ALL THAT HAS HAPPENED IN THE PAST...USE THEM NOW TO ENJOY LIFE TODAY...BLESSINGS, ANNA
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 9/25/2012
I love the direction this poem points us toward "lessons learned," Vivian. Of late I have noticed you have migrated to a loftier plane than I was used to seeing in your writing, and that loftier plane works for me. You summed it all up in the last line of the poem. Brava! Stand. Clap.Clap.
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