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Yu Lan
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0 posted 07-10-2000 11:02 PM       View Profile for Yu Lan   Email Yu Lan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for Yu Lan

Baby

Moonlight,
Filters through the curtains,
Kissing her bedspread.
Loving hands,
Smooth a wrinkle from her sheets,
Caress her tiny face.
Her eyes are closed,
A smile plays on her lips.
She sleeps in silence,
A tiny porcelain doll,
Lying with her teddy bears.




Lynne

"He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened." Lao-tsu


© Copyright 2000 Lynne Miura, née Chudley - All Rights Reserved
Denise
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1 posted 07-10-2000 11:22 PM       View Profile for Denise   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Denise

Ahhh, this is sooooo sweet, Lynne!  

Denise
Beverley
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2 posted 07-11-2000 10:15 AM       View Profile for Beverley   Email Beverley   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Beverley

This is so perfect, a beautiful poem, expressing so clearly the sleeping baby.
Not A Poet
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It really was a sweet and memorable image.

Thanks,
Pete
Yu Lan
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4 posted 07-11-2000 08:14 PM       View Profile for Yu Lan   Email Yu Lan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Yu Lan

Thank you Denise, Beverly and Pete! ^^
(I've posted this one in "The Corner Pub" but I wanted to submit it for the book... ^^)

Luv,


Lynne

"He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened." Lao-tsu


Cerenity
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5 posted 08-06-2000 10:09 PM       View Profile for Cerenity   Email Cerenity   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Cerenity

Hi Yu Lan,

This is so wonderful I must share it with my daughters thank you so much for it.

Love, Cerenity


"God doesn't have to be reminded that we exist.
We have to be reminded that He exist!"

(Writer Unknown)
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6 posted 08-07-2000 12:07 AM       View Profile for serenity blaze   Email serenity blaze   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for serenity blaze

A beautiful portrait painted, Yu Lan...I love this...and I used to watch mine sleep too...now they watch me sleep, lol...touching...I like.
Yu Lan
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7 posted 08-07-2000 12:54 AM       View Profile for Yu Lan   Email Yu Lan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Yu Lan

Thank you Cerenity and Serenity!! ^_^

Much love,
Lynne
dgvarner
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8 posted 08-07-2000 01:57 PM       View Profile for dgvarner   Email dgvarner   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for dgvarner

brings back pictures stored in my mind, of when my baby was so little....she's 2 now!  and thinks shes such a big girl..i sure do miss that baby sleeping...  

great writing!

dg

"Half of what i say is meaningless; but i say it so that the other half may reach you."
-Kahlil Gibran

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9 posted 08-07-2000 02:27 PM       View Profile for Corazon   Email Corazon   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Corazon

yep, now just add some big dark eyes for when they are supposed to be sleeping AND letting you sleep, but instead they want to play   .....no really great poem

[This message has been edited by Corazon (edited 08-07-2000).]
CMGrimm
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wow....I love this one...please lets see more of your work...

chris

Never be a carbon copy of anybody...make your own impressions. - ANON.


Yu Lan
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11 posted 08-08-2000 01:15 AM       View Profile for Yu Lan   Email Yu Lan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Yu Lan

Thank you so much, all of you!! ^_^ dg, Corazon and Chris.. ^_^ hehe, you are so kind!

Love,
Lynne
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12 posted 08-08-2000 07:52 AM       View Profile for Alle'cram   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Alle'cram

A perfect scene! I have had a few (a lot) of these moments and you penned it perfectly.      marcy
Yu Lan
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13 posted 08-09-2000 12:16 AM       View Profile for Yu Lan   Email Yu Lan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Yu Lan

Thank you Marcy! ^_^

Love..
-Lynne
Jamie
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wonderful images



Jamie

Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito. - Virgil.
"Yield thou not to adversity, but press on the more bravely".


Yu Lan
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15 posted 08-10-2000 02:13 AM       View Profile for Yu Lan   Email Yu Lan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Yu Lan

Thank you Jamie! ^_^
Much love,
-Lynne
Tiziano
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16 posted 08-10-2000 10:30 AM       View Profile for Tiziano   Email Tiziano   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Tiziano

A real life photograph of innocence seen through the eyes of a parent? Lovely.
Tiziano
Yu Lan
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17 posted 08-11-2000 02:52 AM       View Profile for Yu Lan   Email Yu Lan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Yu Lan

Thank you Tiziano! ^_^ Hehe, no, not a parent yet.. *_^ (I'm 15.. ^^) but it would be nice to watch.. I think..   Just my own picture here.. of a li'l porcelain doll.. hehe.. ^_^

Thanks..
Love,
-Lynne

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