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My Favorite Poem...Jan's Challenge

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Aimster
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0 posted 06-04-2000 03:43 PM       View Profile for Aimster   Email Aimster   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for Aimster

Jan...
you really are making us work on this one! lol. I had a hard time picking my favorite. but i chose this one because it represents my heart so clearly.
hope you all enjoy. ~amy~


The Light
by: Amy M. Kennedy

Sitting here wondering what is the meaning of my life
feeling the world closing in around me
Then out of the darkness, there appeared a light that swept me up
so bright it was hard to see
The most beautiful face my eyes have ever laid upon
graced my sight
You chased away my fears and tears
away went the ugly cold of the night
Once again I could breathe
the dark no longer holding me its prisoner...but set me free
With a few words from you, my life changed, and I again found me
My heart now dares again to love and to hope and to dream
Wanting to hold you close
underneath the sun, the stars, a moonbeam
But alas the distance for now separates us, but doesn't change the
intensity of what we feel
Sweet eternal bliss
this is so true and real
I won't allow doubt to creep in
or to ruin this perfect moment in time
And if this is wrong
then caring for you has been my only crime
Would serve my sentence knowing you are in my heart
and that what we have is true
So here I sit, counting the days
till I can be with you




 "Don't be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is before you can meet again. And meeting again after a moment or a lifetime is certain for those who are friends."

"Fate exists but it can only take you so far,
Because once you're there
It's up to you to make it happen."







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Butterflies_dont_cry
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1 posted 06-04-2000 08:33 PM       View Profile for Butterflies_dont_cry   Email Butterflies_dont_cry   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Butterflies_dont_cry

You did terrific Amy   I still can't pick, I'm wishing Jan would let us cheat so someone else could pick for me   This is a beautiful read and does show your heart very very well   and what a beautiful heart you have!!
Janet Marie
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2 posted 06-04-2000 09:03 PM       View Profile for Janet Marie   Email Janet Marie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Janet Marie

perfect choice amy-girl
indeed your heart shines in this one...
thanx for sharing to my challenge...

and as for you SS...
ahem--BUTTERFLIES DONT CRY
AND BUTTERFLIES DONT CHEAT  LOL
im gonna pretend I didnt see that post  
JUST PICK GIRL LOL
i remember several off-hand that should be in the running
want a hint?
think butterfly in a jar *winkwink*
later poet-gators
jm

 I think I could need - this in my life
I think I'm just scared - that I know too much
I can't relate and that's a problem
I'm feeling ...
If you're gone - maybe it's time to go home
There's an awful lot of breathing room
But I can hardly move
If you're gone - baby you need to come home
cuz there's a little bit of something me...
In everything in you.
~MB20~

"What the caterpillar calls the end ...
The world calls a butterfly"
~Lao Tze Tao~
~Butterflies are meant to be free~

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3 posted 06-04-2000 10:33 PM       View Profile for Elizabeth   Email Elizabeth   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Elizabeth's Home Page   View IP for Elizabeth

Good pick, Amy!

Elizabeth


 And this I say to you: why? Why? Just tell me why, so I can understand. Why?


MagnoliaBlue
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4 posted 06-04-2000 10:54 PM       View Profile for MagnoliaBlue   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for MagnoliaBlue

Amy...

I swear we are in each other's head or

something...we are going thru the same

things. I feel for you girl, cause I know

how hard it is and how much I ache.I hope it

isn't the same intensity for you.I wouldn't

wish that on anyone.

Hang in there hon.

MagnoliaBlue
(June)
I meant to say... "great writing,Amy!"


 
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