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Author Name: FreeBlueyd553 42 Comments
Date Added: September 20, 2005 15:09:19 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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The Poet

The heart of the poet is ageless
She throws off the cloak of time
And dances away with her senses
Melting hearts with the words she combines

Never a moment is wasted
When her mind is not penning a rhyme
Revealing a heart that is naked
As it pumps out a story divine

 Proclaims moments of love everlasting
Then broken hearted she shares the despair
Of lost loves that were promised in passing
Then waits as her heart is repaired

She spins stories that willingly capture
Your heart, your mind and soul
As she fashions a verse full of splendor
In a way only she can extol

She is an artist that paints but a picture
Of cadmium, violets, and blues
Her words blend a lovely pallet of colors
As the portrait of her life is effused

And if you but listen quite closely
A faint melody you will hopefully hear
As she composes a symphony so sweetly
Of laughter and joy mixed with tears

Golden tongue flames burn internal
For others years later shall find
That the heart of the poet is eternal
And knows not to answer to time

 

 

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Comments:
Comment By: FreeLinda Jo on September 6, 2010 08:45:03 PM Report
...so deserving of the award...as well as all the wonderful comments.  what else can I say...except that I am placing it in my faves.  ♥
Comment By: FreeLinda Jo on September 6, 2010 08:42:42 PM Report

such a worthy poem of the award...as well as all of the wonderful comments.  what else can I say except that I wish to list it as one of my favorites! 


Comment By: FreesHeRi on January 15, 2010 11:29:14 AM Report
What a moving and elegant poem...well deserving of its reward and credit.

Blessings

Sheri

Comment By: FreeFilthy on August 9, 2009 05:57:48 PM Report
Deserving of that award up there Cin. And look, I'm only 4 years late with my comment, could be a new record lol.
Comment By: FreeSteve on September 25, 2008 11:20:56 AM Report
This was posted before my time on Creative and like fine wine it has aged well.  A wonderful poem that was enjoyable to read.  Your words wind down the page like strands of soft silk. 
Comment By: FreeS on June 23, 2008 07:57:41 PM Report
might be the only one who hasnt read this before
truly inspirational



Comment By: FreeMario on May 22, 2008 01:01:00 AM Report
beautiful words to make a beautiful poem... impressed... speechless in a way... wat a flow.
Comment By: FreeJose Noriega on May 18, 2008 11:02:26 PM Report

a beautiful poem in this i love this... i love everyline


Comment By: FreeMahalarose on July 6, 2007 06:47:20 PM Report
so magical. well deserved the award. :)

~Mahalarose

Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on October 4, 2006 02:51:20 AM Report
Heck ya, you said it sista! And we bake cookies too! *smiles*

 

Lovely penning Cindy..congratulations on winning the FP award! WoooHOOO!!! =))

~Barbara~ *whopping it up at CP for CB*

Comment By: Freejamieson steele on June 19, 2006 12:27:34 PM Report
The seasons of our lives give poetry its imagery. The seasons are times eternal like the first signs of spring expressed by the warmth of its colours & the tender sounds of its newborn life.

Time & the seasons are truly a poet's friend.

All the best,

Jamieson from Palm Beach

where you're only a breeze away from any Caribbean Island.

Comment By: FreeMary on June 4, 2006 11:06:33 PM Report
damn.......this was sooo good im speechless its true i knew it would be a good poem from the title nice job well deserved award
Comment By: FreeAbbas on May 27, 2006 04:10:26 AM Report
'P'assing 'O'n 'E'laborated 'T'rack.

Nice poem, and justly awarded.
Regards!
Abbas.
Comment By: FreeJessica on May 23, 2006 09:55:15 PM Report
Love the layout but even more the poem.Congrats on the award!
Jessica
Comment By: FreeMoon Fairy on May 12, 2006 08:57:09 PM Report
Cindy~
Truely a wonderfully written poem and very deserving of an award!
Congratulations!
(*Moon~
Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on May 12, 2006 04:29:17 PM Report

SUPERB, CINDY~!!!
Congratulations~!!!

Well done, Ms. Poetess~!

Margaret...
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Comment By: FreeMichelle on May 11, 2006 08:43:40 PM Report
wow, i really loved this poem! great write! Congradulations
Comment By: PremiumAnn on May 8, 2006 08:42:45 PM Report
Cindy I don't know how I missed this in the beginning but I'm sorry I did. This is wonderful. Very lovely job and congratulations.
Comment By: FreeRoger Bacon on May 8, 2006 11:15:38 AM Report
I've already commented before so congrats on your award. Most deserving.
Comment By: FreeGlata on May 8, 2006 08:00:12 AM Report
Congrats on the award, Cindy...it is right where it belongs!
Great job...
Glata
Comment By: PremiumJoe McNinney on May 7, 2006 07:35:04 PM Report
I commented below, now I have to say congrats Cindy. You are on a role, two awards in as many weeks! Awesome Baby! Joe
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on May 7, 2006 07:02:51 PM Report
Cindy: congratulations on your Feature Poem award.


Lady Dragonwyck
Comment By: ModeratorHenry M. on April 21, 2006 08:36:00 AM Report
Cindy , I don't know how I missed this one but , I am glad I read it because it is just beautiful !! Henry
Comment By: FreeAdam on April 21, 2006 12:46:57 AM Report
Well written, but unfortunately while i do believe poetry is immune to time's brutality often the poet is not... poetry is "A free man that strolls past/ Us imprisoned convicts of reality and time./ Occasionally leaving an everlasting impression..." at least thats what it is to me.. but none the less i genuinely enjoyed your poem and i think it will be going on to my favorites list.

-Lyndz
Comment By: FreeDamon D. Brewer on January 11, 2006 02:19:31 AM Report
This is an absolutely beautiful description of what I believe a poet to be. Thanks for sharing it with the rest of us.
Damon
Comment By: FreeDr Psycho on January 6, 2006 03:01:08 PM Report
Cindy, I think you have captured the true vision of the poet. It is an honor to be able to share the same web site with such a talent as yours.......Paul
Comment By: FreeJoe Petro on December 12, 2005 02:28:33 PM Report
Cindy, You were Kind enough to read my poem, The Artist, stating it reminded you of your poem, The Poet. I have much work before I may be compared with this. Thank you.
Comment By: FreeTessa on November 18, 2005 05:20:34 PM Report
You are awesome. This is truly beautiful my friend. Luv ya Tess
Comment By: FreePamela A. Lamppa on November 5, 2005 10:31:08 PM Report
This piece is absolutely wonderful. Precious, Pure, and Pefect!
Wonderful rhythm and rhyme and truly from the heart. This piece will not soon be forgotten. I could feel it within me. Wonderful. ~Pam
Comment By: FreeEdward Kent on November 1, 2005 01:21:37 PM Report
beautiful poem Cindy,,I realy liked this,,you are a star,,,
Comment By: FreeCynthia Jones on October 21, 2005 10:58:35 PM Report
Oh Cindy, this is so beautifully penned. WOW! I am awestruck. I am at a loss for words. Wonderfully penned. *S* Wind Whisperer

P.S.
Thank you for your comment on my Budgies (Rictameter) poem. I tried to send you a thank you through PM, but your inbox is full.
Comment By: FreeBruce A. Peaslee on October 1, 2005 09:50:21 PM Report
Cindy I truly enjoyed this description of the poets heart. Your vivid word picture is intriguing and touches the true intent of the poet, describing life through the eyes of the artist.

---Poetrydad---
Comment By: FreeH. Louise on September 30, 2005 05:37:21 PM Report
'Mazing. This is simply beautiful.
Good write. Keep it up ^_^
xHannahx
Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on September 30, 2005 04:51:02 AM Report
How I smiled as I read this completely true and accurate description of what it means to be a poet.
It is beautifully crafted with a flowing rhythm to it but its the truth it contains in the lines which move me the most.
Ali x
Comment By: FreeSamantha Firefly on September 28, 2005 07:12:14 AM Report
What a wonderful poem! Awesome write.
Samantha.
Comment By: FreeMichael T. Perrault on September 26, 2005 02:43:28 AM Report
great poem. the mind of a poet, ageless, not answering to time. thats awesome

MIKE
Comment By: AdminRichardM on September 25, 2005 12:15:34 AM Report
This is quite lovely, both in it's scope and imagery. Wonderful delivery. The mixing of colors, emotion, words, and painting - wow, what a canvas you work with here. There's just so, so much. Surely this will stand the test of time! Very well done!
Rich
Comment By: FreeHeike on September 23, 2005 05:34:47 PM Report
A poem for all senses, very beautiful and compelling!
Best wishes,
~Heike
Comment By: FreeRoger Bacon on September 21, 2005 02:31:38 PM Report
You have captured the essence of writing and what it entails. The stripping down to a soul and then waving it into the wind. There is certainly safer things to do in life.
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on September 21, 2005 10:52:32 AM Report
CINDY, AS I READ THIS I DID SMILE ..BECAUSE YOU DO KNOW WHAT YOUR TALKING ABOUT.. PRICELESS LADY.. LOVE THIS ..A FRIEND ~ SHE
Comment By: FreeJeff on September 21, 2005 08:11:38 AM Report
This is excellent...well spoken

Jeff
Comment By: PremiumJoe McNinney on September 21, 2005 01:57:55 AM Report
I agree with Tracy below, terrific, Joe




 


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