Mistletoe Angel: Thank you sweet Noah … I'm OK … just doing a little reflection at this time of year, many hugs in return.
rosepetals25: Thank you for the kind words Tara, big hugs back to you!
Irish Rose: There is often much behind the words that surface now and again, thank you for your understanding Kathleen, hugs to you!
Sven: Thank you for letting me know you enjoyed that line Sven … sometimes nothing feels real to me, and that line did actually evolve from that feeling. Big hugs!
Tracey: I'm glad you enjoyed and could relate to this piece Tracey. We do need to wallow in those feelings once in a while when they surface. Many thanks and hugs.
Shadowed_Innersense: What a lovely response Shadowed_Innersense. Welcome to Passions, and thank you for such a wonderful comment. Hugs to you!
Startime: I find I'll often do the same thing Karen … I think that's why I end up writing so many story poems of inspiration … they often quell the sad ones for a time. Big hugs for your understanding.
Janet Marie: Your beautiful comments always make me smile JM … thank you for these lovely words my friend. I do like to take that pen out for a stretch now and again for a little exercise, LOL. Big hugs to you!
Eloise: Thank you so much for the kind thoughts Eloise, I'm glad you enjoyed this piece. Many hugs!
Larry C: We do all land there on occasion Larry … and when we do, I find it does help to write it out. I'm glad you liked the formatting, much appreciated. Hugs to you!
Sudhir Iyer: Always wonderful to hear from you Sudhir, and thank your for your warm regards, many hugs to you!
True Reflections: Thank you for this lovely comment Roger … I'm glad I was able to capture these aspects you noted through this piece, big hugs!
Marge Tindal: You do so much already Marge … and yet somehow, dear heart, I know you "will" continue to gather more in. Big hugs to you for your wonderful heart!
Vandana: I'm glad you enjoyed Vandana … thanks so much, hugs to you!
Sunshine: I'm glad you enjoyed the variation Karilea. Every once in a while I have to force myself away from the rhythm of the ballad and stretch my pen a bit. Thanks for enjoying … big hugs to you!
Seymour Tabin: Awww, thank you Sy … I think only another poet can see so deeply into the heart of another. I'm glad you are a kindred heart, many hugs to you!
Southern: That must have been a bit of a shocker Suthern, LOL. I was calling you from a distance, and I'm so glad you answered the call. What a lovely comment … you've warmed my heart, thank you. Big, big hugs!
Catalinamoon: Although I wish you did not know this feeling Sandra, I do appreciate knowing that I am not alone. Thank you for letting me know this touched you … sending big hugs your way!
Charisma: Thank you so much for letting me know this moved your heart Charisma, very much appreciated, big hugs to you!
Enchantress: I'm glad you enjoyed this change of style Nancy. Every once in a while I like to play with different rhythms and formats, even a limerick or two, just to get a little exercise, lol. Much appreciated, big hugs!
JamesMichael: Thank you for enjoying this piece James, I'm glad you liked the expression in this piece. Big hugs to you!
Vlraynes: Thank you so much for the kind words Vicky, I'm glad this piece came across in this way, many hugs to you!
Balladeer: Oh, I'm glad you liked that line Michael. It was the line that started this piece … the other words were built around it. Thanks for letting me know sweet poet. Big, big hugs to you!
Amusemi: LOL … and thank you for that comment Amusemi, it is very much appreciated, hugs to you!
Much appreciation to all