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My thoughts on Writing, Mediocrity, and Sequence (Article) - 11/12/2007 3:08:46 PM
Gosh, your work is so profound. Next to that of Emily Dickinson, and Elizabeth Barret speaks...and is sooooo much like your mind reflecting my own...I know you will keep writing...and you have inspired me to continue writing....or at least strive to finish my epic poem...which puts all my others together to tell that linear story....Cyndi

Spirituality Basics (Not specific faith based) (Article) - 11/12/2007 11:32:38 AM
You are a beautiful person....and have been a blessing to my mind, emotions and spirit today.

Spirituality Basics (Not specific faith based) (Article) - 7/30/2007 7:39:08 AM
Great essay, putting intamacy back on the pedistal where it belongs. Well said. ;)

Mirror Hands (Poetry) - 2/18/2011 3:53:18 AM
This one reminds us that in every aspect of life there is a Darkside, The dark side to life itself is death. a darkside to the soul,is temptation, A dark side to love is lust. We must always be be prepared to expose this darkside to the light of Gods soul where it will be embraced and entwined into our journey through life.

Afterhours (Poetry) - 2/18/2011 3:31:15 AM
This one to me is a very deep and riveting poem, it speaks volumes, but also reveals the discust we often feel in our own existence at times. The often dryness of life. Brings to light the things that used to entertain us but now we see it as a once temporary fix as it were to remove from us the pain of the mundaine, That no longer serves to bring us fulfillment only regret it would seem. Life here on earth needs CPR, it needs to be revived, it needs a fresh awakening a new beginning. We need to start anew.

i miss my love (Poetry) - 2/17/2011 12:44:02 AM
You are truly a talented poet, you write from the heart, not from the mind. You feelings and emotions come from deep within, as they are layed bare for others to share. Keep doing what your doing C. Nichols as your words touch the souls of others. We have some very talented writers here at Authors Den I must say. And your one of them. Yours truly Author Garry E. Lewis

Rainswept (Poetry) - 2/17/2011 12:33:10 AM
Very touching indeed, I was at my nieces side along with her husband when they were told that her baby boy was still born. This little guys name was Caleb. I held his little body in my arms in their room at the hospital and as I looked down upon this precious little boy with his little blue stocking cap, I could hear the Angels weeping. But at the same time rejoicing as they were watching and waiting for Calebs arrival into Heavens gates and into the arms of Jesus Christ. "Suffer not the little children to come unto me, said Jesus for such is the kingdom of Heaven." I had the honor of performing little Caleb funeral service. To this day I will never forget that precious little boy, or his wonderful caring parents. They just recently were blessed with another little baby boy, I am pleased to say he is doing just fine! When God closes a door, he opens a window. I pray you find peace and comfort in these words my dear C. Nichols Yours truly Author Garry E. Lewis

i miss my love (Poetry) - 9/20/2010 11:05:51 AM
sigh..... I this kind of love too....

i miss my love (Poetry) - 9/20/2010 4:13:17 AM
Delightful love poem.

i miss my love (Poetry) - 9/18/2010 2:47:43 PM
well said

i miss my love (Poetry) - 9/18/2010 1:59:27 AM
EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!! HEAVENLY BEAUTIFUL POEM!!!!!!!!! VERY TALENTED!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva

To Find Forget (Poetry) - 9/15/2010 11:13:03 AM
Ouch, I can relate to this one. Love is the greatest and the worst feelings we ever experience, yet I will still risk the emptiness for a chance at the fullness of it all . Time heals all wounds ? Or is it time wounds all heels ! :-)

Afterhours (Poetry) - 9/15/2010 2:54:20 AM
moments frozen in time and memories... It seems like you were sitting above the crowd. It's good to read you again !! jim

Fear of Love (Poetry) - 3/15/2010 2:21:07 AM
Very well written

Free Love (Poetry) - 2/5/2010 10:30:15 AM
My heart's longing set to words...

Just Maybe (Poetry) - 5/15/2009 4:26:29 AM
A beautiful piece, filled with it! Michelle

Just Maybe (Poetry) - 5/15/2009 4:19:18 AM
Have faith..well done indeed sweet lady..Hugss

The Break Up (Poetry) - 5/15/2009 4:02:59 AM
Very sad. It holds something in it that most of us can relate to. Beautiful.

Free Love (Poetry) - 5/15/2009 2:43:11 AM
This is a pure definition of what love should be, comforting, nurturing and healing for each other. I wish someone would write like that to me ! :-)

Just Maybe (Poetry) - 5/15/2009 2:38:28 AM
and why not ? I always say " roll the dice ". we can be our own worst judges of what might be possible...

The Break Up (Poetry) - 5/13/2009 3:21:41 AM
Deep and powerful, but truly sad. The lessons of love come when they do... sometimes with a purpose, always with a deepening to your soul.

The Break Up (Poetry) - 4/30/2009 3:28:47 PM
Filled with so much emotion, grabbing and holding the reader, well said.... Be always safe, Karen

Losing You to Yesterdays (Poetry) - 4/30/2009 2:21:55 PM
I had tears in my eyes reading this, the pain seeps through my screen!!!

The Break Up (Poetry) - 4/30/2009 2:20:35 PM
You are a TERRIFIC Poet!!!!!!!!!!!! This is sublime.

Losing You to Yesterdays (Poetry) - 4/29/2009 12:33:16 PM
In my heart of hearts this piece cries out with such agony and pain. How I feel for you.... Be always safe, Karen

Losing You to Yesterdays (Poetry) - 4/29/2009 2:23:05 AM

Losing You to Yesterdays (Poetry) - 4/28/2009 8:42:16 PM
Wow, this just blows me away. It is me all throughout. "To lose this deep abiding love for nothing...".Excellent write! Cynthia

Peter Pan (Poetry) - 3/5/2009 9:34:51 PM
Love this write, "Earning new titles" is not a necessity for me. Labels are not my identity, my character, morality and ethics, guide my full and open heart with Tolerance for ALL, not just some. Thank you for sharing this wonderful rendition of my favorite character 'Peter Pan'. Be Well, Carin'

what i love today, i fear tomorrow (Poetry) - 2/26/2009 10:17:39 PM when your hopes and dreams are dreamt of you & Me, the boat will float lightly into a future with fulfilled hopes. I love this write, I hope I got it right. Warmth and Love to you, Carin

There is No Fight in Us (Poetry) - 2/25/2009 4:55:01 AM

Life is Fragile Dear (Poetry) - 2/25/2009 4:52:21 AM
A very moving writing of ones life. How often we fantasize of future things..when really we only have this day!

There is No Fight in Us (Poetry) - 2/25/2009 2:45:21 AM
Great poem.I enjoy reading it,take care Edwin

Alone In the Crowded Room (Poetry) - 2/24/2009 5:01:26 AM
EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HEAVENLY BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!! VERY TALENTED!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva

There is No Fight in Us (Poetry) - 2/24/2009 4:54:43 AM
BEAUTIFUL, VERY BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva

To Feel Again (Poetry) - 2/19/2009 7:51:53 PM
Very Emotionally Expressive Poetry! BRAVO!

Alone In the Crowded Room (Poetry) - 2/19/2009 3:15:32 PM
How solemly deeply seeded this one is and your internalized sadness speaks volumes... Be always safe, Karen

Alone In the Crowded Room (Poetry) - 2/19/2009 3:56:39 AM
A well written poem with deep feelings of hreatbreak,take care Edwin

Alone In the Crowded Room (Poetry) - 2/18/2009 3:54:29 PM
The heartache of broken love..memories and regrets. A writing many have sufferred

if I am loved (Poetry) - 2/9/2009 12:58:22 AM
Excellent poem,take care Edwin

What you mean (Poetry) - 2/9/2009 12:57:20 AM
I enjoy reading this.You are a talented poet.Keep up the great work,take care Edwin

To Feel Again (Poetry) - 2/9/2009 12:55:12 AM
Magnificent poem,take care Edwin

Our Futures (Poetry) - 2/9/2009 12:53:52 AM
Lovely poem,I enjoy reading it,take care Edwin

Our Futures (Poetry) - 2/6/2009 6:06:08 PM
You have something that is to cherish, beautiful expression. Warmth and Lasting Love for you both. Carin'

Our Futures (Poetry) - 2/6/2009 4:23:30 PM
Your words speak of the closeness of two..becoming one and understanding each uniqueness of the other. Fabulous!

My Love Is (Poetry) - 1/28/2009 8:52:42 AM
Nice love poem. Keep up Jackson

Thinly Cracked (Poetry) - 1/14/2009 8:45:55 AM
the beautiful thing about life and love is that despite ourselves... they will keep on offering themselves to us, always ready for rebuilding and renewing..

Thinly Cracked (Poetry) - 1/9/2009 10:24:23 PM
The effects of abuse run so deeply it sometimes seems that is all there is. There IS more look to your heart, there you will find it. Warmth and Love to you.

To Feel Again (Poetry) - 1/9/2009 6:42:53 AM
Truly and sincerely a writing from the depths of your young emotional heart and soul!!!

if I am loved (Poetry) - 1/9/2009 6:41:10 AM
Loved...right here and now! Perfect! Never said better in this writing of content

Insomnia 2 (Poetry) - 1/9/2009 6:39:06 AM
Sounds like your words are having a party in your mind as you try to rest. Beautiful capture of the party in your head!

Thinly Cracked (Poetry) - 1/9/2009 6:37:48 AM
Emotional and wondering write. After reading this...I felt the words came from a person whom lost a tremendous love in their lives...and felt they could not go forward in love ever.

Thinly Cracked (Poetry) - 1/9/2009 6:14:29 AM
Sad, haunting...beautiful.

if I am loved (Poetry) - 1/7/2009 10:26:07 AM
such thoughtful writing... how could these words and thoughts you share not validate your importance.. especially to your biggest fan :-)

Starting Again (Poetry) - 1/7/2009 10:23:24 AM
I think we all do this, some need to re-visit those rooms even though we can't repaint the walls...

Philosophical (Poetry) - 1/7/2009 10:21:59 AM
"thought-full" words, perhaps if our world were smaller or more focused ?

Insomnia 2 (Poetry) - 1/7/2009 10:20:25 AM
mmmm.. warmth and serenity.... my favorite ingredients !

Starting Again (Poetry) - 12/28/2008 7:17:16 PM
well done

Taking Chances to Care (Poetry) - 12/24/2008 6:11:59 AM
yes, to a certain extent we create our situations, but also we 'allow' them to thrive when we are too afraid to make the hard choices or do the painful work. I live in a glass house... so I can't throw stones.. :-)

What you mean (Poetry) - 12/24/2008 6:08:09 AM
wow, this scrapes the soul of fragility and vulnerablility, and yet it is so beautiful how you are in touch with yourself and your situation, I can't help but envy you and cry for you at the same time... just wonderful writing..

Stolen Kisses (Poetry) - 12/24/2008 6:03:24 AM
mmmmm. thats what kisses should be like !

Moment in Winter (Poetry) - 12/24/2008 6:02:17 AM
a beautiful moment frozen in your memory and words...

Moment in Winter (Poetry) - 12/23/2008 3:04:49 PM
Wow! You have captured the spirit and words that failed me when we walk in the winter evening - looking over the decorations of the neighborhood. Good write. Susan

Taking Chances to Care (Poetry) - 12/20/2008 5:10:30 AM
Excellent and well written poem,take care Edwin

Stolen Kisses (Poetry) - 12/20/2008 5:09:16 AM
This is very good,I love it,take care Edwin

Stolen Kisses (Poetry) - 12/19/2008 7:12:32 PM
Good save. Carin'

Taking Chances to Care (Poetry) - 12/19/2008 6:39:00 PM
I think these "Being rejected, forgotten, misunderstood" are the greatest fears of all, for me anyway, having experienced each of these, where they were and are not self imposed. Standing on the outside looking in, is a painful thing and not being accepted for who you are is devastating, especially when the desire to be a part of things are intense. My intuition is very keen and keeps me safe from mean people, who may otherwise chrush my heart. This is a brilliant write. I seem to have related to it very well. Thank you for writing! Warmth, Carin'

Taking Chances to Care (Poetry) - 12/19/2008 1:26:33 PM
Very profound and well written. Mary

To Feel Again (Poetry) - 12/19/2008 8:55:43 AM
1 word-excellent Gerald J Tate

Fear of Love (Poetry) - 12/18/2008 8:43:08 PM
I have to agree with Jim on this one. I say go for it, if it seems real and your intuition feels it, than it is more than worth it. Warmth and Love to you. Carin'

Fear of Love (Poetry) - 12/18/2008 6:21:22 PM
Hello C.Nichols, Very honest and wonderfully crafted in verse. "Time heals all wounds." Cynthia

Memories of a Lost Boy & Girl (Poetry) - 12/17/2008 12:37:55 PM
This is fantastic,I enjoy reading it,take care Edwin

Fear of Love (Poetry) - 12/17/2008 12:34:46 PM
This is an excellent poem you have written.take care Edwin

Memories of a Lost Boy & Girl (Poetry) - 12/17/2008 10:57:49 AM
wow.... I'm speechless... I can SEE the poem as it plays out, this would make a great story I'll bet.

Fear of Love (Poetry) - 12/17/2008 10:53:16 AM
And yet it is sooo great to have the opportunity to feel all these crazy emotions about love... much better than no chance at love at all. I believe the universe truly wants us to be happy and therefore steers us gently to what we desire... I can say " Don't be afraid ", but not knowing your heart I'd say " trust in yourself and if you can... trust in another " , but always take the chance for love. I so enjoy when you write from your heart.... best wishes !

Surviving Few (Poetry) - 12/17/2008 1:56:41 AM
Excellent and well written poem,I enjoy reading it,take care Edwin

Surviving Few (Poetry) - 12/16/2008 7:53:20 PM
Sharing memories of a time that will replay over and over within the mind, remembering all, especially those long gone, all written through and endearing tone......... Be always safe, Karen

Chameleon (Poetry) - 12/16/2008 5:58:51 PM
"Like a lover with ulterior motives" I wrote this line as the Egotist. Thanks for sharing.

In the Desert (Poetry) - 12/16/2008 5:56:10 PM
Truly one of life's events that should not have to be endured by anyone. Excellent share. Thank you. Warmth and Love to you

Surviving Few (Poetry) - 12/16/2008 5:51:09 PM
"Black memories we all ran from as surely as if They were demons coming to take our souls In time, in too little precious time, Maybe they did." One day at a time, the reality becomes clear, you are the one that had the strength to rise up when there was no other way to go, there are just too many that just couldn't do it, for whatever reasons. This is a perfect description of the past catching up with you, now you just have to come to terms with it. Warmth and Love to you.

Surviving Few (Poetry) - 12/16/2008 5:39:15 PM
You have written a scene played over and over in time. Unbridled fun, friends...and then an outcome! Carolhawks

Drinking You (Poetry) - 12/16/2008 4:38:10 PM
This my friend is perfection. I love it!!!!!

Drinking You (Poetry) - 12/16/2008 4:17:05 PM
a beautiful comparison between the seduction of fine wine and the promise of love.... well done !

Daddy (ala Sylvia Plath) (Poetry) - 12/10/2008 5:30:12 AM
This is so heart wrenching and so real. How the actions of one can steer the life of another. People have many distorted views of how to show love, but when you write it down so honest and innocent, from the eyes of growing girl, it is hard to understand how anyone could not see what pain they cause. Being the dad of innocent daughter in my own divorce, I have always strived to assure her of my love for her.. all the time. Still, sometimes I feel like I have let her down anyway. I hurt for your aching heart and can see where your beautiful insight comes from, pain and rejection, which seems to open us up ever deeper for the swords..

The Gamble (Poetry) - 12/10/2008 5:19:21 AM
Love the way you used quarter, dime, pennies and " change ". Your thought process makes your writing extra juicy !

To Feel Again (Poetry) - 12/10/2008 5:16:57 AM
Giving it ' all ' for love, sometimes it hurts, sometimes it's beautiful... always... it's worth it. You write from the heart and that is where the real poetry lives...

Saving the Peaces of You (Poetry) - 12/10/2008 5:14:14 AM
wow, indeed ! One of your best, I think. You are a believer in love, despite all it's lousy odds and dirty tricks. I am a believer too.

Taking Risks (Poetry) - 12/10/2008 5:10:52 AM
you write so beautifully and so 'in touch '. Sometimes it is hard to put feelings to words, but you do it wonderfully here. I can feel the fear and uncertainty in " sitting on the fence ", wanting to jump off on one side, but always fearful of rejection. I've walked that line many times..

Saving the Peaces of You (Poetry) - 12/9/2008 11:24:26 AM
Wow... I am a fan! Beautifully painful!

Meant to be a Simple Place (Poetry) - 12/9/2008 11:14:00 AM
Really nice one here C...

Saving the Peaces of You (Poetry) - 12/9/2008 9:56:46 AM
Passionately written, This is fantastic.

The Gamble (Poetry) - 12/8/2008 10:19:23 PM
Like that last line. Sounds like some light is there. Warmth Carin'

Saving the Peaces of You (Poetry) - 12/8/2008 2:30:45 PM
How passionatly you express your emotions and how beautifully this just flows.... Be always safe, Karen

Saving the Peaces of You (Poetry) - 12/8/2008 5:07:22 AM
Wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!! Very romantic, beautiful sentences!!!!!!! Liana Margiva

For the Readers (Poetry) - 11/20/2008 1:37:41 PM
Sweet, loving and tender, expressive of all that your heart holds... Be always safe, Karen

For the Readers (Poetry) - 11/19/2008 8:14:35 PM
Some words I can only share with few, others I am able to share with all. I love this den and poets within it. Thank you for sharing. Carin'

Childhood of Abuse (Poetry) - 11/19/2008 8:09:08 PM
This articulation of Abuse is the nail on the head. Thank you for sharing it. Warmth and Love to you. Be Well. Carin

For the Readers (Poetry) - 11/19/2008 1:39:17 PM
Outstanding write!

For the Readers (Poetry) - 11/19/2008 1:06:16 PM
yes, it is a ' relationship' between reader and writer..and ebb and flo, a give and take.... and it is wonderful to have this with you..

Live Love (Poetry) - 11/19/2008 10:45:46 AM
< < What good would breath be on my lips If not for you to take it slowly away >> sigh.... such heart melting words... what a gift to have been able to write them, for it means that you've lived them...

Meant to be a Simple Place (Poetry) - 11/19/2008 10:41:13 AM
< < Love is meant to be a simple place >> these words are the definition of love to me... well said !

Writers (Poetry) - 11/18/2008 9:36:07 PM
This one is too cool. Thank you!

Staying through Winter (Poetry) - 11/18/2008 9:02:30 PM
wow.....this is good.

Staying through Winter (Poetry) - 11/18/2008 12:11:07 PM
mmmm loved it... lots of pictures in my head

Worth the Wait (Poetry) - 11/17/2008 9:02:13 PM
Healing comes in tempo, the lulls will lilt again. Be Well!

Staying through Winter (Poetry) - 11/17/2008 8:46:43 PM
the metaphorical imagery here is profound, life is a mystery. This too shall pass and memory will again become vivid with a tapestry of lyric. Warmth and Love to you. Be Well! Carin'

Death of a Child (Poetry) - 11/17/2008 7:40:09 PM
A beautiful tribute... one that reminded me of my late mother. Cryssa

Age Difference (Poetry) - 11/17/2008 7:39:05 PM
I have to say that I agree with you... My dear hubby is almost ten years older than I and it hasn't ever bothered either one of us... now, I must admit that it is great fodder for bantering and teasing though... hee, hee... Cryssa

Staying through Winter (Poetry) - 11/17/2008 7:37:00 PM
Beautiful imagery in this! Cryssa

Staying through Winter (Poetry) - 11/17/2008 5:50:15 PM
And may all those wonderful memories carry you through until new memories are once again laid out.... Be always safe, Karen

Comtemplating the World (Poetry) - 11/7/2008 4:44:17 PM
This is to gaze at the stars in every sense and feel humble "to only know small bits of the greater truths"; I like your approach and thinking. John

Comtemplating the World (Poetry) - 11/6/2008 9:37:16 PM
Keep thinking my friend, your Maker shall answer your questions. Thanks for sharing your wise reflections. Safi

Comtemplating the World (Poetry) - 11/6/2008 8:48:47 PM
"And I am acutely aware of my smallness in the face" Such awareness makes you great in friendships and loves. Your soul and spirit are huge in this vast universe. I love the reflection here. Warmth and Love to you. Carin'

Comtemplating the World (Poetry) - 11/6/2008 6:20:52 PM
Ahhh, great writing! We are but a grain of sand in the vastness of it all.... Be always safe, Karen

Age Difference (Poetry) - 11/4/2008 10:15:01 PM
timeless and true

Ode to Simple Minds (Poetry) - 10/27/2008 6:31:59 PM
This is a wonderful write, Simply the best. Warmth to you

Death of a Child (Poetry) - 10/24/2008 8:04:21 AM
It was very lovely.

Death of a Child (Poetry) - 10/22/2008 5:02:44 PM
touches the heart quite deeply ...

Death of a Child (Poetry) - 10/21/2008 4:53:29 PM
What a lovely tribute in memory of a sweet little girl. May she rest in peace and I pray that she is in a better place. Ingeborg

Death of a Child (Poetry) - 10/21/2008 4:14:36 PM
>tears! <

Death of a Child (Poetry) - 10/21/2008 2:17:27 PM
What a very touching poem. I don't think anything would be harder than losing a child, I saw my sister go through it, the agony she felt. Mary

Death of a Child (Poetry) - 10/21/2008 1:51:39 PM
Oh dear God, a reverent prayer-like piece to such an angel of child who I am sure touched many lives. The wounds are deep and in your hearts she will remain the beautiful, loving child God meant her to be. I am so deeply saddened to hear this. My thoughts and prayers are with you.... Be always safe, Karen

Old Flame (Poetry) - 10/15/2008 5:44:53 PM
Your words bring life, to the hopes of renewal. Thank you for writing. Warmth and Love to you. PS I have been reading all of your posts, they are wonderful, I don't know how I have missed you in the reals, better late than never.

Love Stretches & Expands (Poetry) - 10/15/2008 3:24:10 AM
A very good poem,take care Edwin

Old Flame (Poetry) - 10/15/2008 3:22:32 AM
This is a very beautiful poem,well done,take care Edwin

Age Difference (Poetry) - 10/13/2008 7:14:42 AM
such simple honesty and such powerful lines..

Age Difference (Poetry) - 10/11/2008 5:00:50 PM
C. Nichols, I could not have written this any more beautiful than this. This is outstanding. Age is only a number! Many blessings, ~Linda

The Liars (Poetry) - 10/8/2008 11:46:19 AM
hmmm this one is too close to home to even comment on, but you present the case perfectly..

Lovemade (Sensual) (Poetry) - 10/8/2008 11:44:28 AM
< <While your caresses slip outside inward>> < <To touch forever in finite moments>> wonderful lines.... wonderful reflection of a treasured moment... it is the heart that memorizes these special moments, that bleeds beautiful poetry..

Be Dangerously (Poetry) - 10/7/2008 7:13:08 PM
This is nice,I enjoy reading it,take care Edwin

Be Dangerously (Poetry) - 10/7/2008 3:39:21 PM
interesting method in this - i like it thanks, ~D.

The Liars (Poetry) - 10/3/2008 4:58:14 PM
great write Thank you for sharing

The Peace of Silence (Poetry) - 9/26/2008 12:27:00 PM
Powerful! May God bless you richly with success!

Hope Is (Poetry) - 9/23/2008 11:20:29 AM
I enjoyed this poem and love the way you wrapped it all up so neatly at the end. Sorry I can't afford to donate to keep you here. I can barely afford my own gold membership. Platinum is out of the question. My website is free and gets many hits. A lot of the Authors Den also post there. You might want to check it out. I hope that invitation is not considered "commercial" because my only intent and purpose is to gain exposure for poets.

Hope Is (Poetry) - 9/23/2008 10:58:33 AM
Wonderfully soft and ... hopeful.

Hope Is (Poetry) - 9/23/2008 10:43:23 AM
Good poem

Hope Is (Poetry) - 9/23/2008 9:12:04 AM
yes, I am hopelessly hopeful... all the time . Well said, C.

In the Desert (Poetry) - 9/23/2008 9:00:11 AM
sad, yet revealing and even some joy at lessons learned and "life's irony " understood. I enjoyed reading this and I think you needed to write it ?

Hope Is (Poetry) - 9/23/2008 8:33:00 AM
Intuitive, especially, "that intangible everything...the spring that sustains us." Nice write.

Worth the Wait (Poetry) - 7/11/2008 1:28:03 PM
hmmm.. ok, I'm speechless on this one ...

My Love Is (Poetry) - 7/11/2008 1:26:43 PM
so many pictures, so many feelings... so well done !

Worth the Wait (Poetry) - 7/10/2008 6:39:26 PM
Carefully chosen words in creation of a splendid masterpiece.... Be always safe, Karen

Worth the Wait (Poetry) - 7/10/2008 6:31:44 PM
Good and exactly true write, reaching out for your love and knowing you are going to find it. It will be well worth the wait for someone who loves you and trusts you and you can put your trust in them too. Liked this poem very much.

My Love Is (Poetry) - 7/10/2008 6:30:14 PM
Telling what love means to you lets us think about what love means to us. Eternal love is great and everyone should experience it. You said the right love words with this write and it is so refreshing to read a love poem like this with everything going on alright. God Bless you.

Worth the Wait (Poetry) - 7/10/2008 4:28:39 PM
Well chosen images in a poem that challenges me to reflect. John

My Love Is (Poetry) - 7/10/2008 3:02:10 PM
oooooh,I like this poem :-)I like how you express what your love is like. Edwin

Living in Truth (Poetry) - 7/10/2008 3:00:08 PM
This poem represents the true meaning of living your life to the fulliest and having a sense of humanity in your heart.Life is like a book and the only authors that is going to write our legacies is us.I love reading this poem.take care of yourself Edwin

Worth the Wait (Poetry) - 7/10/2008 2:56:15 PM
A wonderfully written poem :-).I like it very much Edwin

My Love Is (Poetry) - 7/10/2008 2:42:57 PM
Mmmm Mmmm Mmmm you gone and define it sista. You have extraordinary images that make you want to stand at love's edge and stare into the cosmos for a lifetime just to see if there's love rather than life in outerspace. Excellent write!

My Love Is (Poetry) - 7/10/2008 1:35:50 PM
I really like this poem! I like how the each line draws a beautiful picture, capturing what your love is like. A very visual poem!

Worth the Wait (Poetry) - 7/10/2008 12:54:57 PM
"...To hunger so deeply makes every meal A lush banquet of delight..." So very true my dear, couldn't agree more with you. Not to mention makes one appreciate even more~loved this write. Blessings and take care, ~Gwendolyn

Hanging on in Distopia (Poetry) - 7/10/2008 5:04:14 AM
Wonderful read and subliminal messages seeps through, thoroughly enjoyed the way this penning was written. I loved many lines throughout this work "...I give out love like candy To all that ache for sweetness While I hunger..." extemely bold statements~loved it! and then here; "...You are a deadman and I am a ghost..." WOW!! Thank you for sharing and it is great that you are enjoying the den, ~Gwendolyn

Hanging on in Distopia (Poetry) - 7/8/2008 12:26:26 PM
So many ways to read this, and all of them are excellent. I always enjoy your writing, and I love these lines most of all.. < <I won't let it weigh me down You can't take what I don't give >> lots of "relating" to this poem ... jim

Insomnia (Poetry) - 6/16/2008 8:12:31 PM
Sounds so eerily familiar. Gave up years ago trying to sleep through the night, now I work on puzzles, needlepoint, crochet or find other things to keep my interest until I get tired again. Sure make it rough trying to stay awake during the day though, nice piece... Be always safe, Karen

Insomnia (Poetry) - 6/16/2008 11:34:47 AM
well said... the body might rest, but not while the mind wanders on, through memories and what if's and the one's that slipped away...

Love A Fault (Poetry) - 6/16/2008 7:45:19 AM
The best poems are ones that relate to ppl (in my mind) and I totally relate to the feelings you've expressed here... author

Insomnia (Poetry) - 6/16/2008 7:14:27 AM
No peace was in my bed for months and months, til I asked my doctor for sleeping pills. Now he gave me them and I sleep long and dream some too but wake up each day realizing it is time to get out of bed and do my things. I don't see anything wrong with taking sleeping pills if approved by your doctor. If you don't sleep your minds gets to wandering too much and you can become very ill. I'd rather sleep then not and let it be such a long night. I do think this write is good and informative though, but wish you sweet dreams each night now. Counting sheep like they say to do does not work either. I tried that many times to no avail. Sometimes it is what you eat before going to bed that keeps you awake too or the caffeince you take before bedtime. Anyway pleasant dreams and have a happy day.

The Escapist (Poetry) - 6/9/2008 3:59:22 PM
I've read this many times before I commented...each time I get something new from it... this is just brilliant writing... I'd love to hear your interpretation of it..

Dirty Laundry (Poetry) - 6/6/2008 3:04:09 PM
Sad story heartwrenching, happens so often too. I hung out the wash for 4 girls many a day, in freezing winter, steamy summer, did not cause him to stay or appreciate me. He was not strong enough to stay, maybe that is so true of you here too.

When He Left (Poetry) - 5/29/2008 9:57:23 AM

Why I Cannot Kiss You (Sensual) (Poetry) - 5/29/2008 9:31:14 AM
sigh..... romance is everything...

Why I Cannot Kiss You (Sensual) (Poetry) - 5/29/2008 6:26:13 AM
Just stumbled on this by accident. Wow! Expertly crafted exploration of that state of sensual desire that so many try to capture in words, but few are able to. "Floodgates of my desire"....nice allusional simile. If this is but a random sample of the productive matrix behind them, I will have to take a further look at more of your things. Aloha nui loa, Kalikiano

Come to the Mountains With Me (Poetry) - 5/28/2008 3:44:32 PM
Your soothing, inspirational words paint a wonderful portrait of beauty..... Be always safe, Karen

Clown of My Emotions (Poetry) - 5/28/2008 2:55:17 PM
Very interesting take of fear and hiding and makeup like a mask is only an illusion

Why I Cannot Kiss You (Sensual) (Poetry) - 5/28/2008 2:50:48 PM
How very beautiful and sensual! I love it.

Turning Point (Poetry) - 5/28/2008 9:53:18 AM
Always new paths to be found. Sometimes the road less traveled is best. But find your pathway and go on it. You never know when your life is turned around for the better.

Come to the Mountains With Me (Poetry) - 5/28/2008 9:32:07 AM
so many excellent pictures here , starting with the mountains.... my favorite place on earth... Lost in the woods with the smells and quiet, who couldn't clearly understand love, with all it's mystery..

Come to the Mountains With Me (Poetry) - 5/28/2008 9:29:28 AM
Ah, I love your voice in this writing it opened this readers mind to many visual images & settings could transpire. A great romantic write!

In Awe (Poetry) - 5/28/2008 9:14:14 AM
Beautiful, another stunning piece.

Misery is Cheap (Poetry) - 5/28/2008 9:13:30 AM
Powerful and perfect deep thoughts. Misery is cheap and like all things cheap, soon goes to waste

Ode to Simple Minds (Poetry) - 5/28/2008 9:11:54 AM
How true are your words! Brilliant

Overactive Heart Haiku (Poetry) - 5/28/2008 9:11:06 AM
Outstanding write

When He Left (Poetry) - 5/28/2008 9:10:27 AM
So heartbreaking, yet joyful for the two little souls who are priceless gifts

Now Older (Poetry) - 5/28/2008 9:09:02 AM
Very haunting poem, I used to fear death, I no longer since I found the Love of Christ!

Broken Hearted Hollows (Poetry) - 5/28/2008 9:08:34 AM
deep and"soul-full" writing and an honest portrayal of the coldness of the world today.. Your renewal will come from within.. and I can read between the lines that you are a survivor ! Great writing !

Broken Hearted Hollows (Poetry) - 5/28/2008 9:07:48 AM
most beautiful, most heartfelt!

Sexy (Poetry) - 3/23/2008 3:06:17 PM
I can relate to this poem! You can definitely feel the speaker's lust! I was intrigued by the line, "the heat of your tough". Good work.

When He Left (Poetry) - 2/4/2008 5:45:45 PM
how sad.and how heart breaking :(

Winters Attraction (Poetry) - 2/4/2008 5:36:32 PM
way to go.. what a poem! very will pen.. keep up the grate work - Enjoyed Reading this one

Love A Fault (Poetry) - 11/26/2007 3:22:46 PM
We certainly are a vulnerable species to so very much. You give realistic insight here into a womans delicate heart and how it can be wounded and strong at the same moment. Superb! Blessings and Light ... Richard

Love A Fault (Poetry) - 11/26/2007 3:10:05 PM
beautifully written, so many pictures for the mind to digest... painful and yet, beautiful... like love ?

Love A Fault (Poetry) - 11/26/2007 10:19:42 AM
"...The love we may once have had is dead This hurt, the expanse, the emptiness remains Grown wide like a crater Of earth spread out by a bomb And I wander the distopiate future I have built in my mind ..." Lost loves do hurt...but just like the wound, it will heal from the inside,out...leaving only a faint scar, where new love now, resides ...and you can bet your last dollar, that heart is much stronger, next time around... You've expressed it to a T! Love and Peace~ Kimmy~

Eros Drowning Ego (R rated) (Poetry) - 11/21/2007 6:38:13 PM
There is deep sensuality and passion within your poem...a work that escalates the eyes and the emotions... very nice work... Art Sun...

When He Left (Poetry) - 11/21/2007 6:32:53 PM
A lot of emotional release and realistic sadness within your sad to read when one is fallen away from their relationship of family... sad... Art Sun...

When He Left (Poetry) - 10/21/2007 3:28:46 PM
Great to see you post again, yet the contents is sad. Yet looking at you bio again, n again, I want to feel this is fiction, as no-one is so daft.... Yet the angst pours out. Weird I trusted a lass in NY for the last four years, she claimed to be miss perfect, never cheats or cheated. I went on another poetry site under another name, and found oud she'd been with some geezer Richard behind my back.... Now I'm life long celibate, I can never trust another woman after so many times of being betrayed...

When He Left (Poetry) - 10/21/2007 2:12:48 PM
Such a shame, all that has happened. Keep the faith and look to the future where hope resides. Perhaps them you will find peace and solitude in new adventures.... Be safe, Karen

When He Left (Poetry) - 10/21/2007 12:28:18 PM
I tend to think, that your " topsoil of richness " has survived after all and these written flowers you have planted are blooming quite nicely. A sad write, yes, but what remains is full of tomorrows !

The Peace of Silence (Poetry) - 10/21/2007 12:21:53 PM
This is beautiful on many levels, but mostly because I go there too, and you have described it so well.. solace, renewal, peace..and even gratitude. Silence speaks volumes !

When He Left (Poetry) - 10/21/2007 7:59:10 AM
This is my first time reading your poetry. It's beautiful. I love the "door slamming shut so softly" and "topsoil of richness taht still knew how to grow flowers." It's too bad he didn't enjoy that garden, though looks like he didn't mind plucking a bunch of flowers from it anyways. --Charlie

When He Left (Poetry) - 10/21/2007 3:27:03 AM
Powerful feelings here! I have been through something very similar to hurts when we are betrayed and even years later, the betrayer cannot find the courage to own up to their thoughtless actions.

When He Left (Poetry) - 10/21/2007 3:06:06 AM
"When He Left" depicts the reality of emotions of a sad union that couldn't find togetherness. An outstanding composition poetized to show art and life. In admiration, Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU

When Love Came Calling (Poetry) - 9/22/2007 3:13:52 PM
I've read some of your work... not that much, but you do have a flair in short story that lends itself beautifully to poetry. I read this because it had poem in the text. It is a soft and wondrous example of what you can do with your pen. I encourage you to write, "free verse poetry,"' or... or whatever we call it. I write and let it flow, and if some of it is good, I cheer.... but not very loudly. I find my titles within the text on most work, so you might want to consider, "Heart Afire" - since that is what happens in the poem. But, what do I know? - Bill

Childhood of Abuse (Poetry) - 8/22/2007 3:12:35 PM
Dear C; Those kinds of childhood memories never do go away. I know mine didn't. So we must rise above them. I vowed my kids would never suffer the abuse I did. I spanked them, but never slapped them around or took out my anger upon them. They telephone me regularly; I visit them; they have even asked me to come live with them in my old age. The cycle stopped. I stopped it. (you may wish to read my poem "The Light at the End of the Tunnel") All the best to you and yours, Doc

Misery is Cheap (Poetry) - 8/10/2007 11:08:34 PM
Excellent poem. Very straightforward and profound. Brett

Misery is Cheap (Poetry) - 8/8/2007 8:54:31 PM
Wonderful thoughts. It's so easy to be dragged down. I love that opening line(s): "Remember that misery is cheap Until you fully realize what you've purchased" Too true. Great post. Leo

Misery is Cheap (Poetry) - 8/8/2007 12:44:11 PM
Cheap, cheap, bloody cheap, birds going cheap ceap, is cheap, but losing everything in a divorce, CHEAP, huh, nowt is cheap lass, I have to lick road, and that's my breakfast, for lunch I eat slugs n snails n puppy dog tails, but worse of all for dinner I'm forced to eat at THe Pizza Hut...LOL Sorry in me best Monty Python voice is this.... Nowt wrong with sucking on breast.. Well you know what they say, (Thinks... infact they don't really say it, Andy's saying it, but if it's wrong he can say, well they said it.) You only get what you pay for, so don't buy cheap rubbish, and if God really blesses you, you too could have someone nearly as great as Andy... BTW Kewl new bio pic....

In Awe (Poetry) - 8/8/2007 11:49:09 AM
"Because of Divine Grace" ... We live and breath and have our being. A woman with strong faith composed this fine testimony. Blessings ... Richard

Clown of My Emotions (Poetry) - 8/5/2007 5:37:47 PM
Ever since Adam and Eve, mankind hides behind fig-leafs

Clown of My Emotions (Poetry) - 8/5/2007 2:13:17 AM
It looks like you had good insight into your emotions at an early age. Really telling piece effectively stated. Brett

The Peace of Silence (Poetry) - 8/4/2007 10:37:54 AM
So sad, but I find a lot of truth in your words...sometimes silence is better than all of the "noise" that others can inflict upon our lives.

The Peace of Silence (Poetry) - 8/4/2007 9:46:01 AM
Sad...heart wrenching. I love it. Nice write. I can feel the heartache, and you reaching out. Bravo!

Learning to Slow Down (Poetry) - 8/3/2007 2:26:28 AM
C. You said so much in so short a poem. We all make mistakes but learning from them is what's important. That's why life is such a great teacher. Bless You, Paul.

Learning to Slow Down (Poetry) - 8/2/2007 5:18:50 PM
A very important lesson learned, to slow down, relax and take a little time..... Be safe, Karen

Divinely Human (Poetry) - 8/2/2007 4:50:36 PM
A tapestry of life and divine mysteries.

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