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Author Name: Freesybilvane 14 Comments
Date Added: June 10, 2006 12:06:29 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Artist, light intense, sister of night

Here she enters

A woman clad in moonlight

Or in the gaudy colours of summer

But she would never wear a uniform

 

You discover yourself

In your own words

- What came first, the poem or the knowledge?-

You can't help but share it with us

To help us shed our blinkers

 

Without uncovering your sanctuary

You lead us inside a universe of caring spirits

Passionate mothers, kind strangers on our way

And love that is a bond, not a tie

 

Your strength is a legend

The image of Phoenix on your brow

Only those who have been below the bottom of the sea of tears

Can truly appreciate the joy of taking flight

 

While we are sometimes chewing

On the last straw of inspiration

Your well will never run dry

Author's Notes:
As you may have noticed from the title, this is for Alison Storm Wolf, one of the finest poets on this site. Thank you, Ali, for being who you are :-)!
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeLink on May 8, 2008 09:11:25 AM Report
I MISSED this poem?

I missed THIS poem?

 

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Comment By: Freejohn carter on March 2, 2008 10:58:44 AM Report
Amazing poem for an amazing lady

                                           John

Comment By: PremiumBruce A. Peaslee on November 17, 2006 06:22:14 PM Report
Heike - Fine work by and for very nice ladies.

 

---Poetrydad---

Comment By: FreePaul Peter McLean on August 20, 2006 06:06:17 PM Report
Great poem Heike. I liked the acrostic title. And I think your well-chosen words have presented the essential character of the woman and her poetry. A fine tribute to one of CP's best poets.
Comment By: FreeJoe Petro on July 19, 2006 09:39:43 PM Report
Beautifully written. Obviously Ali loves it and certainly deserves it. jp
Comment By: FreeLukeofHomelandSecurity on July 10, 2006 06:05:13 PM Report
wow, great ending.

 

love that is a bond, not a tie 

 

excellent tribute

Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on June 24, 2006 05:59:26 PM Report
YOu have that right, heiki..Alison is the most amazing lady I know..She sees what few do, and has the ability to express what she feels , in the most beautiful way...You ain't chopped liver yourself, kid...len
Comment By: FreeBellaLuna on June 20, 2006 10:30:46 AM Report
Wonderful and a simple tribute! You are amazing with words.  Blessed be...

Lune

Comment By: FreeWide Awake on June 19, 2006 05:02:45 PM Report
A beautiful ode for a lovely and caring lady...

Excellent poetry full of heart...lovely Heike!!

Best wishes,
Pamela

Comment By: PremiumMary Lou Allen on June 16, 2006 04:32:06 PM Report
I didn't get it from the title, but half way through I knew it had to be.  This is so very Ali.  She's a remarkable woman, a fine writer, a loving soul, and a good friend; everything you say so wonderfully.  This is an excellent tribute.  I love your phrasing.  ML
Comment By: FreeSharon Jorcil James on June 11, 2006 01:47:58 PM Report
Amazing how different people from all parts of this Globe can feel and benefit of the love that emanates from Ali. Cwertainly she must be special.
A fine tribute to her Heike. Well-done.

 

Sharon JJ

Comment By: FreeKAREN on June 10, 2006 07:51:26 PM Report

Ali is a brilliant writer.  I often go to her page of poetry in hopes to find answers....and sometimes I do.  She is a gifted writer and a gifted soul healer as well .  If she were to have deleted her poems, I honestly would have felt lost... thank you for writing this for her...


Karen


Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on June 10, 2006 06:00:33 PM Report
I am humbled totally by your words, Heike

For you to spend your time and talent on me has reduced me to tears.

Thank you seems so bland for what my heart feels.

 

Ali xxx

Comment By: FreeMichael on June 10, 2006 03:39:23 PM Report
A truly magnificent tribute and a work of art in its own right! Well done, indeed! Michael




 


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