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Clouding up Sunshine
by Vivian L Dawson
Sunday, October 07, 2012
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~Clouding up Sunshine~

I am called the weeping willow
allow your spirits to be set free
from my stigma reaping your
heart to beat comfort and joy
for health and wellness
weeping no more tears to fill
my river from which there is
no return

(c) Clouding up Sunshine
Vivian L Dawson



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Reviewed by Rory Dall (Reader) 10/22/2012
Your poem continues the classical treatment of the weeping willow. I can think of three or four classical poets who have used this type of imagery. You are in good company.
Reviewed by ANNA CLOUTIER (Reader) 10/13/2012
soft, beautiful words...embracing the beautiful willow tree. anna
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 10/9/2012
This tree was used over the ages
medicinally and the first one
derived for its salicine later
manufactured into acetyl salicylic acid
known as aspirin :)

In Ireland The Pussy Willow is know as one of “the seven noble trees of the land” and was honored for its multi uses from basket weaving to thatching spars and wattles including many others.

You honor the willow in your prose

Lovely Lady Vivian

Love and Light
Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader) 10/9/2012
I like the "....river from which there is no return" Neat echo note on which to leave this one. ~~ Diana
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 10/9/2012
Marvelously melodic and softly spoken ~
Blessings, xo
Reviewed by RWE SAYS BYE 10/8/2012
Well, little miss sunshine... even on the cloudiest day, your poetry shines brightly!

Reviewed by Joy Hale 10/8/2012
Powerful words to illustrate the moods and tempo of one who is a "weeping willow." You drew me into a vortex of understanding with your words of caring. Unusual, thought provoking and very good!

Joy L. Hale
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 10/8/2012
Weeping can be good for the soul. The last time I used a weeping willow in a poem it was very sensual.

Reviewed by Mr. Ed 10/8/2012
A fine ode to the Weeping Willow - one of my favorite trees.
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 10/7/2012
a beautifully painted scene Vivian
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 10/7/2012
Lady Vivian ~
Lovely weeping willow tree you are a blessing.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by D. Vegas 10/7/2012
Growing up I had a weeping willow in front of our house.
Thanks for the memory, Vivian.

Reviewed by Debbie Lacy 10/7/2012
Beautiful feelings and memories of the weeping willow tree Vivian. Great musing and thanks for sharing this lovely poem. Blessings!

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/7/2012
Symbolic and meaningful; evocative as well, and the weeping willow is a lovely tree and symbol. Thank you, Vivian. Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 10/7/2012
A river of no return / Filling my heart with health and wellness / If I am healthy and well, I need no tears . . . You are a wonderful weeping willow
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