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The Silent Spring

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Mike
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0 posted 12-26-1999 10:44 PM       View Profile for Mike   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for Mike

In child's night, no angel's wing,
Skin to skin, hate's piercing sting,
From forth the darkness, evil leapt,
Within boy's soul, a poet slept.

Saltless tears in flowless spring,
Will the song bird ever sing?
Within child's heart, pain's anguish crept,
While in his soul, a poet slept.

Evermore the night does bring,
Screams of pain, ever wailing,
Within his heart, a young boy wept,
While in man's soul, a poet slept.




[This message has been edited by Mike (edited 12-26-1999).]
© Copyright 1999 Mike - All Rights Reserved
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1 posted 12-26-1999 10:48 PM       View Profile for Elizabeth   Email Elizabeth   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Elizabeth's Home Page   View IP for Elizabeth

Very sad, Mike, but well written.

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Denise
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2 posted 12-26-1999 10:49 PM       View Profile for Denise   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Denise

So sad. Perhaps the poet will awaken in time...sometimes pain can be the catalyst. Well done, Mike.

 Denise


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3 posted 12-26-1999 10:51 PM       View Profile for devina   Email devina   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for devina

Good poem, I have my own thoughts as to the meaning, but would rather have the author's interpretation.
Seymour Tabin
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4 posted 12-26-1999 10:52 PM       View Profile for Seymour Tabin   Email Seymour Tabin   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Seymour Tabin

Mike,
Excellent poem.
Elizabeth Santos
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5 posted 12-26-1999 10:57 PM       View Profile for Elizabeth Santos   Email Elizabeth Santos   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Elizabeth Santos

Then there is a full well for this poet to write about, and now his spirit can sing
This is very well written
Liz
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6 posted 12-26-1999 11:01 PM       View Profile for Poet deVine   Email Poet deVine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Poet deVine

This is not merely good. This is magnificent! I love it! So much is said here...it explains certain people so clearly! Thank you for writing this!  


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7 posted 12-26-1999 11:06 PM       View Profile for hoot_owl_rn   Email hoot_owl_rn   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit hoot_owl_rn's Home Page   View IP for hoot_owl_rn

This brought goosebumps Mike...what a sad, but wonderful poem  
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8 posted 12-26-1999 11:27 PM       View Profile for DreamEvil   Email DreamEvil   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit DreamEvil's Home Page   View IP for DreamEvil

'Tis a magnificently sad set of verse indeed, my compliments to you.

 Now and forever, my heart hears ~one voice~.
DreamEvilŠ
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because I'll be damned if I ever change..."

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Nan
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9 posted 12-26-1999 11:43 PM       View Profile for Nan   Email Nan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Nan's Home Page   View IP for Nan

You never, ever, ever, ever, ever, disappoint me, my friend..... This is splendid!!
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10 posted 12-27-1999 12:35 AM       View Profile for neokano   Email neokano   Edit/Delete Message     View IP for neokano

The only thing I could say after reading this poem was "wow".  Thank you for your writing
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All I could say after reading this poem was "wow".  Thank you for you writing.
Echo Rhayne
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12 posted 12-27-1999 04:35 AM       View Profile for Echo Rhayne   Email Echo Rhayne   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Echo Rhayne

This is great Mike!


 ~*~ Hell is not a place of fire and a devil with a tail and horns. But a place of torment because the light of God is gone. To escape this, accept the blood of Jesus Christ! ~*~

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13 posted 12-27-1999 10:41 AM       View Profile for Mike   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Mike

Thank you all very much for you comments.
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Excellent indeed Mike!!

 A soul that writes from the heart and shares it, truly gives a gift extraordinaire!
Shannon


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15 posted 01-15-2000 11:24 PM       View Profile for Paul Hoekman   Email Paul Hoekman   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Paul Hoekman's Home Page   View IP for Paul Hoekman

DEEP!
DEEP!
DEEP!
DEEP!
DEEP!
Skyfyre
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16 posted 01-16-2000 10:49 AM       View Profile for Skyfyre   Email Skyfyre   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Skyfyre

Within the man, the child did hide
Amidst the past, interred inside --
A watch of nightmares nightly kept
While in his soul, a poet slept ...

In corners cloistered, mute and grim
As restless shadows taunted him;
He might have lost his mind, except
He knew that there, the poet slept ...

Too tired to cry, too weak to scream,
He prayed for strength to end this dream --
And then, a flood within him broke:
And armed with verse, the poet woke!


Just my little version of a happy ending.  

I enjoyed this very much; it tugged at my heartstrings mercilessly (this is a good thing).  The refrain was especially effective -- but I just couldn't stand to leave him sleeping!  LOL

--Kess


 You cannot choose the way of your death, but the path you choose will determine its own end.

Martie
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17 posted 01-16-2000 11:13 AM       View Profile for Martie   Email Martie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Martie's Home Page   View IP for Martie

Wonderful work here Mike.
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18 posted 01-16-2000 11:14 AM       View Profile for vandana   Email vandana   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for vandana

A good poem,mike!!!!!!
PhaerieChild
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19 posted 01-16-2000 12:26 PM       View Profile for PhaerieChild   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for PhaerieChild

Excellent!!! Really liked the last two lines. Really love your work.

 Poetry~ Words falling on paper, painting a dream.

Shawna R. Holder
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Rus Bowden
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20 posted 01-16-2000 04:51 PM       View Profile for Rus Bowden   Email Rus Bowden   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Rus Bowden

Hi Mike,

Love the darkness of this and your haunting rhyme scheme.  Excellent, creative read from the dark side.

Rus
Corinne
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21 posted 01-16-2000 05:36 PM       View Profile for Corinne   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Corinne

Achingly lovely, and also, good rhythm, flows very well!

Corinne
 
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