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Poet deVine
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Hurricane Alley

0 posted 2000-07-09 12:53 PM

She is the first to bloom in the spring,
lifting her head towards the sun to sing
of love and laughter, caring and giving,
sharing the joy she feels in living.

But each night as the sun leaves the sky,
she lowers her head and begins to cry.
Loneliness shadows her face in repose,
Again he’s picked the tulip and rose.

Always waiting to be chosen and then,
always passed over again and again.

The sun will rise and she will show
the cheery face they all may know.
But when again, she is passed by,
The evening comes and she retreats with a sigh.

Always waiting to be chosen and then,
always passed over again and again.

No one can tell during the hours of light,
of the secret desires that haunt her night.
To never be left alone to die
never again, alone to cry.

Always waiting to be chosen and then,
always passed over again and again.

Pick me she sighs, pick me please…
but behind the smile, no one sees
The tears that are shed with a silent moan,
she is never chosen
she dies

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since 2000-05-12
Posts 367

1 posted 2000-07-09 01:25 PM

This is about more than just daffodils.
Wonderful choice for the book. I adored it the first time I read it and now I get to vote for it! YEA!  


~My Skipper Jim
I love you!
Your Lady June~

Marge Tindal
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Florida's Foreverly Shores
2 posted 2000-07-09 01:32 PM

You know I enjoyed it the first time 'round.
Still blooming !

~*The pen of the poet never runs out of ink, as long as we breathe.*~

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since 2000-06-26
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Blue Heaven
3 posted 2000-07-09 01:41 PM

This is a beautiful poem.
daffodils are one of my favorites.
They bloom here in NC just as the crocus blooms are dying off. Again..lovely


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

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4 posted 2000-07-09 04:23 PM

One of my favorites of yours, Sharon!  


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5 posted 2000-07-09 04:35 PM

Sharon, I've been waiting on you to submit this poem ever since the program started. This is one of my favorites. Not just from you, or from Passions, it's one of my all-time favorites. I have it hanging on my wall, and I want it on the front page of this book!  

"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." -Oscar Wilde
"The robbed that smiles steals something from the thief" -Shakespea

Seymour Tabin
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Tamarac Fla
6 posted 2000-07-09 04:39 PM

Poet deVine,
You got my vote on this one.

ellie LeJeune
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since 2000-01-10
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King of Prussia, PA USA
7 posted 2000-07-09 06:22 PM

Sharon: How lovely and so sad,and exquisite!
I love it....beautiful!  Ellie

Summers haunting melody
that awakens
the butterflies,
calling them to join
the dance
in their silent song
of praise to God.


Poet deVine
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Hurricane Alley
8 posted 2000-07-10 12:28 PM

Thank you all! This was one of my first poems when I took up my pen after a long dry spell.  
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Washington State
9 posted 2000-07-10 01:02 AM

Oh PdV, I loved reading this again!
What a perfect addition for the book!  
I think I even liked it better this time around!  
Well done, glad you posted it here!~

Oops, had to come back and Vote, I forgot the first time!  
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[This message has been edited by Irie (edited 07-10-2000).]

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10 posted 2000-07-10 01:08 AM

cool im glad you put this one in yuh i was hopin yuh would o yuh grin grin
Dark Angel
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11 posted 2000-07-10 06:49 AM

Sharon, Daffodil a beautiful flower, as you are hon   Voted!

Yes, I am here, but I am dead, not alive,
my body goes on, my spirit has died
and I though alive, feel dead inside.

"Rose Petal"

Sudhir Iyer
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since 2000-04-26
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12 posted 2000-07-10 07:43 AM

Poet deVine
So glad that you posted this for the book... enjoyed this one just as much as the first time around...

regards, sudhir.

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since 1999-11-23
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East Lansing, MI USA
13 posted 2000-07-10 11:17 PM

Just wonderful deVine. . . I remember this one. . .what a way to get rid of that block!  


That which gives light must endure burning
--Victor Frankl

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14 posted 2000-07-11 12:08 PM

This is so elegantly written.  I wished I could come out of my block like this!  
Not A Poet
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15 posted 2000-07-11 11:04 AM

So sad and so beautifully written. Loved it.


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16 posted 2000-07-11 11:10 AM

Huh, Mrs Stupid here just realised I was supposed to tick a box to vote....and there was me thinking the post counted as a vote....guess who's going to be checking all the lovely poems in here this afternoon...sigh!..*g*


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17 posted 2000-07-11 02:40 PM

oh i am glad you submitted this one, it would be perfect for the book
Kit McCallum
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18 posted 2000-07-14 07:43 PM

Oh, I loved this one Sharon! So glad you posted it for the book!!! (click)  

Best wishes,

Janet Marie
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19 posted 2000-08-06 12:18 PM

playing catch up in here today....
glad i didnt miss a chance to vote for this
beauty...wonderful writing sharon
take care

since 2000-05-06
Posts 210
Waukesha, WI USA
20 posted 2000-08-06 04:52 PM

Yeah!  I love this poem!!    And I got my vote in just in time too!!  


You can give without loving but you cannot love without giving
There is no danger of developing eye-strain from looking on the bright side of things

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21 posted 2000-08-06 09:25 PM

Ms. Poet, this one touched my heart in a special place...I love it!  Your gift of telling is remarkable.

~ Claire

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?......Henry David Thoreau

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