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Author Name: Freeavanheerden 17 Comments
Date Added: August 06, 2009 17:08:21 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Of Moonbeams and Dandelions

And
when the Wind Chimes
that is my life
blows into another horizon as it sees fit,
I follow like a rag doll,
willing
unwilling
as the force just drags me along.
The control
I so desire
is as allusive as a Moonbeam,
(you never quit actually can fully snatch it)
So I follow
as I do;
a Dandelion
traveling on the wind,
here
there
and
everywhere
 
but never really quit a fit…

Author's Notes:

(The flu meds must be kicking in...)

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Comments:
Comment By: Freemaggie lopez sherry wilbur on August 28, 2009 03:00:10 AM Report
I envy you sometimes. you are beautiful at what you do with your writing and it shows by the responses you get by an overwhelming number of fans. You have a definate magic to your writes. I really loved this one. Always Maggie.
Comment By: FreeHannah Mae on August 28, 2009 12:59:05 AM Report
Flu meds or not, the imagery you manage to capture in the shortness of the lines is really quite stunning. I've always enjoyed the pauses made in the reading by shortening lines. It makes more space for the reader to think, imagine, and create within the poem. I love this!!

 

~Shanna

Comment By: FreePamela A. Lamppa on August 25, 2009 08:23:41 AM Report
I love the format you are heading for in this piece of what I will call "spoken poetry"   That drifting seedling, never does quite fit in ...  I enjoyed this so much.  Title is captivating ...Well done. ~Pamela
Comment By: FreeGraham Jones on August 25, 2009 04:41:10 AM Report
I love the title Adri as both seem to have some kind of magical quality about them, there is a dream like lilt to this which you are so adept at and I am not disappointed one iota~Graham.
Comment By: FreeAmy on August 20, 2009 09:31:06 PM Report
Love it, Adri. I liked the reference to wind chimes and the rag doll simile but I especially liked the image conjured of "a dandelion traveling on the wind". Meds or not, you always deliver.

~Amy x

Comment By: FreeGlata on August 19, 2009 02:32:44 PM Report
I can sense a dozen emotions in this...sadness, reluctance...acceptance...etc. As always, dear Ah...this is a beautiful piece.

Hugs to ya!

love ya...GG

Comment By: FreeSteve on August 18, 2009 04:17:43 AM Report
Your words and imagery are like a very pleasant dream. 
Comment By: FreeCynthia Jones on August 14, 2009 08:16:19 AM Report
Adri,
This is a perfectly penned piece of poetry my friend. Well done. :o) Keep up with the great work. Keep on penning. Thank you so very much for sharing your wonderful and creative talents with us.

*S* Whispering Winds

Comment By: Freeb w mayer on August 10, 2009 05:21:06 PM Report
I like this very much. I really like the image of the wind chimes reflecting life. There is a whole poem there. Very nice!!
Comment By: Freejohn carter on August 10, 2009 02:19:55 AM Report
Moonbeams! Find Dandelion dreams. Whenever they find the flower. They kiss or blow away a Dandelions dreams.

                                                                                John xxx

Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on August 9, 2009 03:35:35 PM Report
I think you make a valid point concerning the nature of life, Adri.....Control is but illusion. Thinking we have some makes us less frightened...len
Comment By: FreeFLETCHER on August 9, 2009 01:29:37 PM Report
That is one of the Best "About this Poems" I have Seen Adri.
You are a hoot! And a wonderful writer.

Yours ....Fletch

Comment By: FreeFilthy on August 7, 2009 04:40:56 PM Report
One of your finest writes to date! I love poems that seem to have a life all of their own, like even you the writer had no idea where it was going and how it would end. Into my faves with this one Adri.
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on August 6, 2009 10:52:47 PM Report
If the meds do this.... goodness  this is a very beautiful poem...
I have always enjoyed your poetry...
Always  ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeS on August 6, 2009 06:24:43 PM Report
nice one !
Comment By: FreeMoon Fairy on August 6, 2009 06:14:23 PM Report
Adri,
I love this! Truly beautiful.
~Tracie

Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on August 6, 2009 05:52:25 PM Report
Adri:  this is delightful.  

 

Lady D





 


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