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Poet deVine
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0 posted 01-17-2002 08:02 PM       View Profile for Poet deVine   Email Poet deVine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for Poet deVine

In celebration of reaching my 16,000th post, I thought I'd do something different. Instead of reposting some of my work, I've linked several poems to lines (title of the poem) within this verse. Now remember, I had to use the title of the poem in THIS poem so if it feels 'jerky' you'll know why.

Writing poetry is just a question of freedom
For the person I want to be
I read the quality in your passionís pen
And wish it was written was me

I long to find the right way
For my visions to extol
But it only seems to happen
In the nighttime of my soul

When I first joined Passions as
A retiring sort of poet
I was the woman in the corner
Shyly, posting, I really showed it

In darkness I brood
About poems lost to time
Words never written down
A rhyme without a rhyme

Encouraged, I learned to take a step
Outside my normal place
Prose became my second home
Still no one recognized my face

Can you guess how many times
I winced to see my name
Attached to some worthless poem
I knew my poetís shame

I seldom think of the death of a poet
For their words will ever live
They hide where the fireflys never fly
Their lights ever continue to give

But my verses are a different thing
I wrote about the Zit and the pop tart war
So shrivel up this M & M Heart
Iím ashamed to write anymore

I cried when the Lone Ranger Died
I know it was bad bad thing
But I was at the First National Bank of Inspiration
And my fingers longed to sing!

I listen to my mentorís voice
I hear what he wants me to hear
But no matter what he says to me
I ainít leaving this place my dear!




© Copyright 2002 Poet deVine - All Rights Reserved
mauddib
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1 posted 01-17-2002 08:11 PM       View Profile for mauddib   Email mauddib   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for mauddib

very clever, very smart and a great tribute to your friends and fellow writers
a novel idea
Magnus
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2 posted 01-17-2002 08:18 PM       View Profile for Magnus   Email Magnus   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Magnus

What choppiness?  I think this is simply
AWWWWWWW RIGHTTTTTT....nicely done and
congrats...
Enchantress
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Somewhere in time~


3 posted 01-17-2002 08:19 PM       View Profile for Enchantress   Email Enchantress   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Enchantress

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR 16,000 POSTS!!!
And, What A Wonderful Way To Do It!
You are just so talented and creative Sharon.
Now I can go click the links to some of your work I missed!
What a great idea!
~Hugs and Luv, Nancy~

~Time has cast a spell on you,
  So you won't ever forget me~

brianbeaudry
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4 posted 01-17-2002 08:22 PM       View Profile for brianbeaudry   Email brianbeaudry   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit brianbeaudry's Home Page   View IP for brianbeaudry

I love the way you did this....an amazing read!!!!
Poet deVine
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5 posted 01-17-2002 08:44 PM       View Profile for Poet deVine   Email Poet deVine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Poet deVine

Thank you all!! It was fun doing this...forced me to read some work I had never reposted too..and some of it is so bad I know why I never reposted.... LOL
Jamie
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6 posted 01-17-2002 08:51 PM       View Profile for Jamie   Email Jamie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Jamie's Home Page   View IP for Jamie

you clever clever girl. Only you my dear...

very very good

There is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar.
byron

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City of Roses


7 posted 01-17-2002 09:02 PM       View Profile for Mistletoe Angel   Email Mistletoe Angel   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Mistletoe Angel's Home Page   View IP for Mistletoe Angel



YAY!!! CLAPPING WILDLY!!! BRAVO, SWEET FRIEND, BRAVO!!! (big hugggssssss) WE'RE ALL SOOOOOO PROUD OF YOU, SWEET FRIEND, THIS IS BEAUTIFUL!!! (smiles) YAY!!! Now I can go back and read all your wonderful classics! (kiss on cheek) We all love you soooooo much, sweet friend, here's to 16000 and so many more to come from your loving heart! You have such a beautiful heart, sweet PoetDeVine, thank you for sharing!



May love and light always shine upon you!

Love,
Noah Eaton
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8 posted 01-18-2002 12:08 AM       View Profile for Poet deVine   Email Poet deVine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Poet deVine



thank you...I posted this thing about 3 times before I got the links down right!
Mysteria
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9 posted 01-18-2002 02:17 AM       View Profile for Mysteria   Email Mysteria   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Mysteria

Congrats to you Sharon, and that was really clever, got to do a bit of reading before bed   What a milestone in being here that you must be proud of.

~*  CARPE' DIEM  *~

Moonlight Romeo
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The heart of you


10 posted 01-18-2002 11:53 AM       View Profile for Moonlight Romeo   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Moonlight Romeo

Congratulations to you Poet deVine.  I've always enjoyed reading your work, you are indeed among the finest here.

Here's hoping for your continued success.



What light through yon window breaks?  It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.

[This message has been edited by Moonlight Romeo (01-18-2002 11:54 AM).]

Poet deVine
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11 posted 01-18-2002 07:44 PM       View Profile for Poet deVine   Email Poet deVine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Poet deVine

Thank you all...I may not be as good as some, but I've improved from the poems in my links!
Nan
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12 posted 01-20-2002 10:10 AM       View Profile for Nan   Email Nan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Nan's Home Page   View IP for Nan

What a wonderful chronolog.. This is great, PdV... Thanks for the stroll through the past... .. and Congrats, as well..
Janet Marie
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13 posted 01-20-2002 10:16 AM       View Profile for Janet Marie   Email Janet Marie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Janet Marie

16 tho???? WOWZERS  
Sharon this is a clever and creative way to mark your milestone
Congrats on the big 16 and thanks for all you do here for us behind the scenes!!

[This message has been edited by Janet Marie (01-20-2002 10:18 AM).]

Sven
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14 posted 01-20-2002 11:03 PM       View Profile for Sven   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Sven

I'm not too late am I???  

well, all I can say is. . . congratulations. . . you've been a good friend, and I'm honored that you're a part of my life. . .

please continue to dazzle and to inspire us all. . .

----------------------------------------------------

To the world, you may only be one person. But to one person, you may be the world.

Balladeer
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15 posted 01-20-2002 11:14 PM       View Profile for Balladeer   Email Balladeer   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Balladeer's Home Page   View IP for Balladeer

Congratulations, deVine One! 16,000 is an amazing accomplishment and you have done it with style!

Fee
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16 posted 01-21-2002 02:08 AM       View Profile for Fee   Email Fee   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Fee

Congratulations to a special Poet who has touched my life so.

Well, done and keep writing as we would be lost without you.

Hugs Hugs Hugs.

Fee

Expressions,
are the most important aspects, they create impressions

Charisma
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17 posted 01-21-2002 09:53 AM       View Profile for Charisma   Email Charisma   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Charisma's Home Page   View IP for Charisma

Congratulations with your milestone, and *WOW* what a way to celebrate 16000 posts.


looking forward to read many more wonderful treats of you

((hugs))
Charisma
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18 posted 01-21-2002 10:09 AM       View Profile for Gentle Spirit   Email Gentle Spirit   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Gentle Spirit

APPLAUSE!! You have turned this into a timeless masterpiece.  I LOVE this...*s*

On the wings of words our spirits fly....and our souls are free.
~Me~

(I could have missed the pain, but I'd have had to miss the dance~Garth)

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19 posted 01-21-2002 02:52 PM       View Profile for serenity blaze   Email serenity blaze   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for serenity blaze

Brava, Miss DeVine! I did not forget about you! And you did a wonderful job with this. Sorry I am late in my congratulations, but it seems I have been spending what little spare time I have lately CHATTING in this decadent little place on msn! tsk, tsk, to me! Congratulations my sister, and you get the "Golden Gavel" award!
Poet deVine
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20 posted 01-21-2002 03:07 PM       View Profile for Poet deVine   Email Poet deVine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Poet deVine

Thank you all!!

and serenity..that darn MSN chat thing is addictive.
Martie
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21 posted 01-21-2002 04:56 PM       View Profile for Martie   Email Martie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Martie's Home Page   View IP for Martie

Congratulations, Sharon!  What a wonderful and original poem.  Much enjoyed!
Irish Rose
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22 posted 01-21-2002 09:14 PM       View Profile for Irish Rose   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Irish Rose

yes, it is a wonderful accomplishment and you have done it with style. Congratulations.

Kathleen--(Kay)
A true friend does not love you for who you are, but in spite of who you are." -- Caroline Tran

Madame Chipmunk
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23 posted 01-21-2002 09:37 PM       View Profile for Madame Chipmunk   Email Madame Chipmunk   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Madame Chipmunk's Home Page   View IP for Madame Chipmunk

PDV...I didn't notice any choppiness in this poem at all....It was actually rather awesome in it's scope and it's originality.

I especially loved

But my verses are a different thing
I wrote about the Zit and the pop tart war
So shrivel up this M & M Heart
Iím ashamed to write anymore

This...from a chipmunk who writes about laundry and garbage pickup.

So very well done, PDV...congratulations on your 16,000

copyright2002 Lyra Nesius

"poetry is life distilled"††Gwendolyn Brooks

amigo
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24 posted 11-08-2002 11:44 AM       View Profile for amigo   Email amigo   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for amigo

simply great, Sharon & to my collection it goes...
 
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