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· Beauty, Poetry & Flow...Birthed in Travail

· You are Powerful

· Phoenix

· Freedom

· I am Beauty

· The Lotus

· One Flesh

· Divergent

· Bipolar

· Sleep

· Sometimes I Fly

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by Shirley Beauty Houston
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Rated "PG13" by the Author.

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Tears displace the mask that hides our pain so that healing can find us & renew our perspective revealing truth!

Celestial lights/
long past twilight/
loose turmoil/
on my dreams/
rain clouds let flow/
bounty below/
on thirsty latent seed/
torrential blasts/
displace the mask/
and somber thoughts recall/
how lightning flashed across the sky/
electrified my soul/
thunderous applause/
I call/
Sky bright & crystal clear/
I smell it/
the day brand new/
my mind does grasp it too 


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Reviewed by Robert Harrison 10/6/2012
The use of nature to portray ones own emotions, is a very clever and refreshing way of putting words into a delightful and satifying write. This work is very skilfully done and I congratulate you for it flows beautifully.

Reviewed by D. Vegas 9/28/2012
Shirley, with a new day your mind is clearer.

Reviewed by Clarence Prince 9/28/2012
A very neat poem, with only few words, even so contains deep thoughts!
Nice work, Shirley!
Reviewed by Paul Judges 9/28/2012
Very well written, Shirley
Reviewed by John Domino 9/27/2012
Bravo! A poem that appeals to all the senses!

Peace, love. and blessings.

John M D
Reviewed by Keith Rowley 9/27/2012
Bravo! Wonderful flowing images and emotions.
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 9/27/2012
I loved the visuals you painted hear for the reader to perceive
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 9/27/2012
I love the way you reached this revelation.

Reviewed by Lonnie Hicks 9/27/2012
You are becoming more and more skilled in adding together visuals, poetic sense and music to your writing. This one has all three.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 9/27/2012
Brava is the word for this gem, Shirley. Truth. A commodity found lacking so much these day, but clearly within the framework of this refreshing poem it has been found and admired for what it is.

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Beauty, Poetry & Flow...Birthed in Travail

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  1. No Matter What No Matter Where
  2. DRAW US
  4. I'm No Different Than You
  5. Never Forgotten
  6. Note to Self, Number One
  7. The guiding lights
  8. By the Dawn's Early Light
  9. Sleep / Sueño
  10. Some Day Our Prince Will Come
  11. Higher Ground, Bigger Dreams
  12. Rosebuds
  13. Freedom
  14. A Glimpse of Paradise
  15. Survival
  16. Memories
  17. Your Love Remains
  18. Validation
  19. To Old To Be Young
  20. Peace

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