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Rex Allen McCoy
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Sippin a Timmy's in London


0 posted 08-16-2000 01:13 PM       View Profile for Rex Allen McCoy   Email Rex Allen McCoy   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions   Click to visit Rex Allen McCoy's Home Page   View IP for Rex Allen McCoy

Top  o'  the  Morning
~~~


My  vision  soars  through  crystal  skies
bourn  high  in  astral  flight
Drifting  free  on  shifting  breeze
banking  left ...
then  banking  right
~
A  reclusive  need  for  solitude
spreads  wings  within  my  head
and  rises  up  through  phobic  mists
atop  the  pall ...
'tis  stress  I  dread
~
A  rising  sun  smiles  upon  my  face
triggers ...
coronary  delight
above  the  clouds  of  Heavens  step
helping ...
rectify  my  plight
~
My  leaden  shroud  is  lifted  high
six  angels  share  its'  weight
" Top  'o  the  morning " I  heard  them  say
as  they  passed
through  Heavens  gate
~
" We'll  have  your  shroud
all  cleaned  and  pressed
we'll  embroider  on  its'  nape
A  morning  dove  shall  bring  it  back
wear  it  well ...
it's  Heavens  cape "
~
Descending  home ...
can't  help  but  see
the  worlds  a  brighter  place
A  pristine  air
pervades  the  skies
as  tension  seems  erased
~
Subconscious  thought
soon  nullified
Fresh  air ...
inflates  the  hollow
I  yawn  and  stretch  as  natures  song
sings  through  my  open  window
~
My  dream  serene  starts  fading  fast
my  thoughts
to  reality  ...  focused
while  reaching  out  to  close  the  pane
a  dove  slipped  through
...  unnoticed  ...
~~~



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ethome
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1 posted 08-16-2000 01:17 PM       View Profile for ethome   Email ethome   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit ethome's Home Page   View IP for ethome

Reading this poem is just like going to heaven Rex..top o the morning to you too!
Kit McCallum
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2 posted 08-16-2000 02:03 PM       View Profile for Kit McCallum   Email Kit McCallum   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Kit McCallum

I started to cut and paste some of my favorite lines Rex ... but I copied the whole poem, so I stopped, and will try to say how wonderful this is anyway!  

This is sincerely beautiful! What a lovely way to envision a renewed optomism through a tough day. I think I'll carry this image with me always ... this wonderful cape! Truly, I think this is my favorite of yours so far Rex!  

Best wishes,
/Kit
Sunshine
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3 posted 08-16-2000 02:38 PM       View Profile for Sunshine   Email Sunshine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Sunshine's Home Page   View IP for Sunshine

Somehow an Irish lilt seems to permeate this delightful greeting...

thanks be to ye, Sir, for sharing...

Karilea
When you want to be loved, look within...KRJ
Marsha
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4 posted 08-16-2000 03:27 PM       View Profile for Marsha   Email Marsha   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Marsha's Home Page   View IP for Marsha

What an amazingly beautiful picture that this poem painted. Perfect as always Rex, the touch of a master. Thanks for the beauty and thanks for the lift!  
BSC
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Ahhhh those Irish angels!!!! What a wonderful dream Rex, and how beautifully you have written of it.  Bonnie
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I too, of course, loved the Irish flavor to this. I also loved the ending where the Dove slipped in unnoticed. Yep, Heaven can be our reality if we let it! Great writing, Rex!

Denise
Rex Allen McCoy
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ethome ... thankyou ... your cape gets delivered tomorrow

Kit ... I think I saw you there ... telling stories to the cherubs

Sunshine ... thank ye kindly lass

Marsha ... your welcome ... and thankyou for such kind words ... smiling widely

Bonnie ... thankyou ... I have a weakness for Irish poetry

Denise ... thankyou ... most peoples days are too busy ... we  notice very little outside of our tunnel vision


Martie
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8 posted 08-17-2000 12:48 AM       View Profile for Martie   Email Martie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Martie's Home Page   View IP for Martie

Hi Rex Allen--I'm about to go to sleep but still your poem made me smile with morning...thanks.
T McCoy
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9 posted 08-17-2000 04:56 AM       View Profile for T McCoy   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for T McCoy

very nice and inspiring...

Tony  
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10 posted 08-17-2000 07:52 AM       View Profile for Marge Tindal   Email Marge Tindal   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Marge Tindal's Home Page   View IP for Marge Tindal

Rex~

'a  dove  slipped  through
...  unnoticed  ...'


Just loved it !  
~*Marge*~



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Nan
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11 posted 08-17-2000 09:25 AM       View Profile for Nan   Email Nan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Nan's Home Page   View IP for Nan

Every dove does deserve its due notice... these are wise words, my friend... 'Tis a wonderful piece of work - I'm never disappointed when I open your posts... Nice one..
WhtDove
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12 posted 08-17-2000 11:02 AM       View Profile for WhtDove   Email WhtDove   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit WhtDove's Home Page   View IP for WhtDove

What a way to start my morning!  I love this one! Such visions and smiles you given to me this morning!  Thank you  

Top o' the morning to ya Rex!!

<*\\\><

The will of God will never lead you, where the grace of God cannot keep you.

Paula Finn
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13 posted 08-17-2000 11:06 AM       View Profile for Paula Finn   Email Paula Finn   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Paula Finn

What a wonderful flight you took me on this morning...thank you
Sudhir Iyer
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14 posted 08-17-2000 11:20 AM       View Profile for Sudhir Iyer   Email Sudhir Iyer   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Sudhir Iyer

WONDERFUL WORK...

Rex,
WOW
My leaden shroud is lifted high
six angels share its' weight
"Top 'o the morning" I heard them say
as they passed
through Heavens gate

....

My regards,
sudhir
Rex Allen McCoy
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Martie ... it's gotta be morning somewhere

Tony ... thanks

Marge ... Thankyou ... those doves are sneaky aren't they

Nan ... thankyou ... It's always a pleasure to see you up and about ... you must be poemed out by now, with the book on your plate

WhtDove ... you should see me in the morning ... now that's a vision

Paula ... we can go cloud hopping again sometime ... weather permitting

Sudhir ... thankyou glad you liked it
Victoria
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16 posted 08-18-2000 12:47 AM       View Profile for Victoria   Email Victoria   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Victoria

*Simply lovely* loved it.
Meadowmuse
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17 posted 08-18-2000 01:13 AM       View Profile for Meadowmuse   Email Meadowmuse   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Meadowmuse's Home Page   View IP for Meadowmuse

Very sweet, Rex. I enjoyed your poem's lyrical, inspiring feel.

~ Claire

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?......Henry David Thoreau

ladysixstring
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The title was too adorable not to read... and after only a few words... I was very glad I did.  Fantastic rhythm and flow too.

-jaimie
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Rex Allen McCoy
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Victoria ... Claire ... jaimie ... thankyou all for your kindness

juliet_2u
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20 posted 08-18-2000 10:38 AM       View Profile for juliet_2u   Email juliet_2u   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for juliet_2u

Rex, I'm totally in love with this. Breathtakingly beautiful.
Juls
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21 posted 08-18-2000 10:39 AM       View Profile for BloomingRose   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for BloomingRose

Rex,
This is really awesome writing! I think you must have really had this dream????

Deb
BloomingRose
Rex Allen McCoy
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Juliet ... thankyou ... you're very kind
glad you liked it

BloomingRose ... possibly you're right ... but I never remember my dreams
Thankyou for the kind reply
tracie66
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23 posted 09-17-2000 03:44 AM       View Profile for tracie66   Email tracie66   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit tracie66's Home Page   View IP for tracie66

Dear Rexie~
found this and I'm bumping it again as I just loved it so much  
wonderful writings
Love Tracie~


Love is the life of the soul...
It is the harmony of the universe

Elizabeth Santos
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24 posted 09-17-2000 09:19 AM       View Profile for Elizabeth Santos   Email Elizabeth Santos   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Elizabeth Santos

This not only made my morning, it made my day
What a pleasure to read your flowing words
A delightful ending to a rich poem
You're the best
Liz
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