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Sometimes It Takes A Woman

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icebox
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0 posted 02-16-2005 10:29 PM       View Profile for icebox   Email icebox   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for icebox


Often
I have been amazed,
how a woman
seemingly can in simple ways
open wide her body,
mind and soul,
when she’s in love,
to share her inner being
without ever agreeing to survival
as an option
worthy of a second thought;
I really ought to know better,
by now,
than to doubt this gift of steel,
this elemental strength,
I try hard to accept
but really never feel.

Silly scientists today
state 200,000 years drifted away,
in their most current guess
since this species first became aware;
they look at bones,
with furrowed brows
in academic contemplation,
and ponder theories
on the evolutionary fate of “Man,”
while we struggle further
on this little span of time,
without the sense to wonder,
not how we did it,
but why we can.

©2005 by icebox
© Copyright 2005 icebox - All Rights Reserved
Midnitesun
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1 posted 02-16-2005 10:44 PM       View Profile for Midnitesun   Email Midnitesun   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Midnitesun


"I really ought to know better,
by now,
than to doubt this gift of steel"

making me smile
Martie
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2 posted 02-16-2005 10:48 PM       View Profile for Martie   Email Martie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Martie's Home Page   View IP for Martie

icebox

"Often
I have been amazed,
how a woman
seemingly can in simple ways
open wide her body,
mind and soul,
when she’s in love,
to share her inner being
without ever agreeing to survival"

Many times for a woman, love IS survival!  
Joyce Johnson
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3 posted 02-16-2005 11:11 PM       View Profile for Joyce Johnson   Email Joyce Johnson   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Joyce Johnson

Martie is so right.  Love is woman, woman is love.   Joyce
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4 posted 02-17-2005 12:14 AM       View Profile for MGROVES   Email MGROVES   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for MGROVES

love is what makes
the world go round~
hate controls
to keep love lost
and never found~
women are love
life forever bound~

your a wise man
past should stay past
teaching and learning
should be of love and understanding
respect  and communication
living as equals and sharing
no control no taking
god owns this land
we should be caring for it
not destroying it
or life
it doesnt really matter how
we got here  what matters is
how we will stay here
as family  
with love  and respect and understanding
survival  is strong in women  as love is

thankyou

serenity blaze
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5 posted 02-17-2005 04:30 AM       View Profile for serenity blaze   Email serenity blaze   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for serenity blaze

Quite often when I read you I find myself simply thanking god/dess for the presence of your words in this forum.

Oh.

I should also thank you.
LeeJ
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6 posted 02-17-2005 08:53 AM       View Profile for LeeJ   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for LeeJ

I believe, a woman's trust is profound...and you have certainly described the love of a woman....wonderfully done

Enchantress
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7 posted 02-17-2005 09:08 AM       View Profile for Enchantress   Email Enchantress   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Enchantress

"Often
I have been amazed,
how a woman
seemingly can in simple ways
open wide her body,
mind and soul,
when she’s in love,
to share her inner being
without ever agreeing to survival
as an option
worthy of a second thought;"

How true Sir..
and how very well said.
Thank you for this keeper.

In the midst of winter,
I found there lives within me..
an invincible summer.

Gentle Spirit
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8 posted 02-17-2005 09:31 AM       View Profile for Gentle Spirit   Email Gentle Spirit   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Gentle Spirit

"I really ought to know better,
by now,
than to doubt this gift of steel"

WONDERFUL write!
Earth Angel
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9 posted 02-17-2005 10:22 AM       View Profile for Earth Angel   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Earth Angel's Home Page   View IP for Earth Angel

"worthy of a second thought;
I really ought to know better,
by now,
than to doubt this gift of steel,"

~ Thanks for putting the word out! lol


EA
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10 posted 02-17-2005 10:25 AM       View Profile for passing shadows   Email passing shadows   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for passing shadows

I knew I'd see the beautiful women of PIP here
and you knew I'd be right here with them too
Susan Caldwell
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11 posted 02-17-2005 10:25 AM       View Profile for Susan Caldwell   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Susan Caldwell

Sometimes???

lol...

yes, we can...

"cast me gently into the morning, for the night has been unkind"
~Sarah McLachlan~

SmartChick
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12 posted 02-17-2005 12:27 PM       View Profile for SmartChick   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit SmartChick's Home Page   View IP for SmartChick

Love is a wonderful thing.
Sunshine
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13 posted 02-17-2005 02:59 PM       View Profile for Sunshine   Email Sunshine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Sunshine's Home Page   View IP for Sunshine

...not how we did it,
but why we can.

~*~

If there is one thing
that woman ever gave birth to
anytime, anywhere, it is

hope.
latearrival
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14 posted 02-19-2005 06:41 AM       View Profile for latearrival   Email latearrival   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for latearrival

Must be read again. Amazing, marty
iliana
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15 posted 02-19-2005 07:19 PM       View Profile for iliana   Email iliana   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for iliana

Read this several times, and each time I find more to appreciate.  Sometimes, it takes a man, too....lol.   ....jo
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16 posted 02-17-2006 05:59 AM       View Profile for latearrival   Email latearrival   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for latearrival

Anther year has past.This should be read again. Not often we find one so understanding of another's heart and soul. Thank you for this one icebox. martyjo
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17 posted 09-14-2007 09:32 PM       View Profile for latearrival   Email latearrival   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for latearrival

WHOOPS!
I let this get by me and I will boost it again Jan 2008. Must be read and reread and understood for the love it shows, by both men and woman of substance. "late"
 
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