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The Spirit I Wish To Be

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Midnitesun
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The Spirit I Wish To Be

Time’s resplendent brush strokes
line gentle twinkling hazel eyes,
furrowed by miles of life-smiles.
Cheeks aglow, she sits, hands folded
within love’s perpetual memory lap.
She sips life’s cup of serendipity,
tastes vibrant rainbows, variegated hues
captured in an effervescent myriad
of life’s daily dews.
Bathed by sweet amber candle light,
she savors years of life-moments spent
daily acknowledging
life is a gift sublime,
a line-by-line etching
of poetic rhythm and rhyme.

Such is the self-portrait
I wish to see,
the spirit I wish to be.
© Copyright 2007 Kathleen Kacy Stafford - All Rights Reserved
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1 posted 06-21-2007 12:53 PM       View Profile for Drauntz   Email Drauntz   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Drauntz

an absolute beauty.

you write beautiful poems, lady.

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Such is the self-portrait
I wish to see,
the spirit I wish to be.

Hi there...I see you this way already.  
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I can see

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a grand 'write'! [I am humbled once
again by this most 'special' author!]

How could one who writes so well…
and so often with the truest ‘voice’
of Nature...(all the while ‘tasting’
those vibrant rainbows) possibly be
anything but beautiful?!..
(amid such a 'life-gift' sublime
etched in finest rhythm and rhyme)...

a long-sustained 'standing ovation'
for this poem!!

[This message has been edited by secondhanddreampoet (06-22-2007 12:00 AM).]

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5 posted 07-09-2007 01:28 AM       View Profile for WindWalker   Email WindWalker   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for WindWalker

Yes, this is indeed a grand write!!!!!
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6 posted 07-11-2007 04:49 PM       View Profile for aziza   Email aziza   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for aziza

This is so lovely - and you touch me with the truth and image you paint.  Wonderful writing.

And .. yes, this hits my solar plexus!

Alison
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Beautiful write my friend...I think, at the very least, you're mighty close to being that spirit....

jwesley
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So were you in front of the mirror when you wrote this?

If tears could build a stairway and memories a lane,
I'd walk right up to heaven and bring you home again.

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9 posted 07-13-2007 06:37 AM       View Profile for Kit McCallum   Email Kit McCallum   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Kit McCallum

This paints a beautiful picture for the mind's eye, Kacy ... no question that you fulfilled the wish within the final stanza. A wonderful read.  

Best wishes,
/Kit
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when this came back up, I sighed and said to self :what a treat:
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Thanking each of you, for such warm kind replies!
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...SAVED!!! Kacy, not only are you a beautiful poet, you are a beautiful woman with a beautiful spirit whick is brimming with poetic talent!

BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL (I love that word!)

God bless you!

Linda

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lovely

ARCTIC WIND
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Constant strive and drive towards The Ideal, the nostalghia, the memory of a celestial being, angel, this flickering of Spirit is Mans lot

And turning your back on it would

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I found this in the archives. So beautiful
                                     Ida
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The Queen of Cups!

You just described yourself beautifully.

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IDA! You've been busy in the dusty tomes again! GRIN, thanks for visiting this one.
Sister Serenity...a cupful of hugs to you!
 
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