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Author Name: FreeSensual Sorceress 41 Comments
Date Added: February 10, 2007 20:02:28 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Raw And Refined
Raw and Refined
 
 
Gems of great beauty to see
Each faceted with desires
And depths unequaled be
These two different fires
 
One is pure in its yearning
Needing guidance, a loving touch
The other brilliant in its burning
Always seeking just as much

Finding grace within earth's raw core
Breath of fire needing stoked with care
Watching as each stroke makes it more
The raw gem becomes more aware

Stunning its eloquence be
Grace and style of classics past
Refined all would surely see
When gazing into it at long last

Simple wisdoms here each impart
Neither one trying to rearrange
Honestly giving from each heart
Graceful gifts they then exchange

Copyright J. Casper

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Comments:
Comment By: FreeTessa on November 22, 2006 11:48:09 PM Report
This is fab!

Tessa

Comment By: FreeGoliath Assassin on October 9, 2006 03:44:52 PM Report
Wow!  HUGE PROPS on managing not only to rhyme the twos and fours, but the ones and threes as well!  And if that weren't enough to slate you as a master of mechanics, you went and wrapped the meter so tight I'm surprised the LID DIDN"T BLOW OFF! I guess it's true... women generally are better at multi-tasking, eh?
Comment By: FreeZoya Zaidi on February 26, 2006 06:55:19 AM Report
opposites always attract, this the law of the nature! The refined always has a fascination for the sheer energy and abandon of the raw; Raw is always striving towards refinement; Coming together they can compliment each other!
(((((hugs dear sensuous, a truly inspired write!
Love, xxx, Zoya
Comment By: FreeMeg on January 27, 2006 11:54:11 PM Report
You also seem to have a gift for endings...this is a lovely write...a gem in and of itself...amongst multitudes of unpolished poetry, this glistens...Thank you for sharing.
XOXO Cheerios XOXO
Meg
Comment By: FreeMichael on January 16, 2006 01:11:46 AM Report
Very good, Jody. A gem and a ring are not as pretty when apart as when they are joined together in a perfect fit. YLM
Comment By: Freejamieson steele on December 28, 2005 07:05:20 PM Report
Congradulations on your new post with creative-poems.
And like the gem needing a loving touch may the light of its facets shine brightly all the days you share with us at creative poems.
Comment By: Freejag on December 21, 2005 02:40:09 PM Report
Beautiful rhyme Jody, 3rd verse is just da money...(read really good)
Comment By: Freenanette on November 30, 2005 10:36:29 AM Report
((((Applause)))))
Excellent write, my friend...A well deserved award.... Congrats
Thank you for sharing this amazing write with us all...
Take care
~Nanette
Comment By: PremiumDavid Turner on October 10, 2005 07:57:03 PM Report
Dear JOlen - Is this poem about Yin and Yang or even about male and female being forged by the fires of love?
Truly the greatest love and passion is a real exchange, care for care, pleasure for pleasure.

Or else I am just a dirty old man reading my thoughts and desires into what is not there at all and you are writinging about the geology of diamonds and rubies!

David
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on September 26, 2005 04:23:37 AM Report
WHAT CAN I SAY,,,THIS POEM SAYS SO MUCH IN YOUR WORDS...AS ONLY YOU CAN~SAY???
A FRIEND ~ SHE
Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on August 19, 2005 12:22:06 PM Report
May I congratulate you, Ms. Sorceress on a beautifully written work of art~ You have crafted this work into a faceted gem~! Great work, and I am happy for you~!

Margaret....
Comment By: PremiumLindaM on August 18, 2005 04:34:47 AM Report
Bravo Jody !!! I a thrilled this beauty was
recognized for the gem it is. One more well
deserved notch on the sorceress's magic wand.
Congrats my friend.
Linda
Comment By: Freehiddendragon on August 16, 2005 09:21:49 PM Report
Congratulations on your award Sorceress!

Very well deserved...on such worthy poetry.

Best wishes,
Dragon~
Comment By: FreeJ on August 16, 2005 12:32:45 PM Report
I'm still trying to find a poem of yours that doesn't impress me. Maybe one day. This one blew me away. Congrats on the award.
Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on August 16, 2005 09:39:32 AM Report
Hey sis! you will be able to parper your walls soon! Great work, just super.
ali xxx
Comment By: FreeSamantha Firefly on August 16, 2005 04:37:21 AM Report
I'm so glad you got the award. This is so beautiful. Congratulations.
Samantha.
Comment By: FreeSharon Jorcil James on August 16, 2005 01:26:35 AM Report
Did not realize that you had reposted this. Reads even better the second time around!!
Congratulations on you winning the award for this sterling poem.

Sharon JJ
Comment By: AdminRichardM on August 15, 2005 11:59:00 PM Report
Congratulations, graceful Sorceress! This poem certainly so deserving of an award. It's always just so lovely to watch the way you reach out there and grasp such feeling, emotion, and truth.

Rich
Comment By: FreeCathy on August 15, 2005 08:35:18 PM Report
Congratulations on this amazing poem you so deserved it love it when I first read and even more after reading again. congratulations on your well very well deserved award
Cathy
Comment By: FreeRoger Bacon on August 15, 2005 07:41:41 PM Report
Congrats on your award. I enjoyed this write a few weeks ago and it still impresses me.
Comment By: PremiumJoe McNinney on August 15, 2005 06:13:00 PM Report
Incredible write Jody, congrats on the award, it is so deserved, Joe
Comment By: FreeA.P. on August 15, 2005 04:43:27 PM Report
what a beautiful flow and great unfolding through these words
congrats
Comment By: FreeSteve Sniukas on August 10, 2005 11:52:18 PM Report
as we progress raw and then refined, love it!
Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on August 9, 2005 02:56:54 PM Report
well from one rough diamond I say well done, glittering work! Ali x
Comment By: FreeJennifer on August 3, 2005 12:29:55 AM Report
A pretty request! I missed this first time around, and I am sorry! Thank that someone for me, who asked you to repost! This is stunning!
Jen
Comment By: FreeGlata on August 2, 2005 09:39:14 AM Report
I can see why it was requested! This is great, hon! Love this so much.....
Your heart shows through so clearly...You are a lovely gem, yourself!
Vixen
Comment By: FreeCathy on August 1, 2005 08:12:25 PM Report
you just have such a beautiful way with words you put them into such elegance and such wonder. As you have displayed in this poem love it so inticing so extremely intense. God this is another favorite
Cathy
Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on August 1, 2005 05:59:36 PM Report
GoD!!! Nobody re-posts the way you do, darlin'!..Whast a talented re-posdter you really are!!!...Love your new about...What's new, Pussy Cat????yerevernotsorefinedfurball
Comment By: FreeDarkness Rides This Night on August 1, 2005 09:48:09 AM Report
Whew..! I think my hair was singe by this one..! Your fire and passion is always an amazment to me..! Excellent poem my friend..!
Comment By: FreeSamantha Firefly on August 1, 2005 07:27:06 AM Report
This is a beautiful poem, Ms.S. Awesome write.
Samantha.
Comment By: FreeBruce A. Peaslee on August 1, 2005 07:11:44 AM Report
Jody- I am glad you reposted, I 've never seen this one. " Diamond's-in-the-Rough" are interesting entities, So much raw potential and natural, honest talent. It is a pleasure to see them emerge and share their giftedness; as long as it doesn't go to their heads. Weel written.

---Poetrydad---
Comment By: FreeHenry M. on August 1, 2005 06:02:34 AM Report
Just beautiful Jody, I have no other words for this because it's hard to improve on perfection! Henry
Comment By: Freetom on July 31, 2005 07:53:10 PM Report
beautiful poem Jody great write
hugs kisses
tom
Comment By: FreeBOB on July 31, 2005 07:51:19 PM Report
A wonderful piece of poetry Jody, out of this world,beautiful, Bob :)
Comment By: AdminRichardM on July 31, 2005 06:24:03 PM Report
Aw, the grace with which this is woven together is just so wonderful. It's powerful, touching, and sincere. Reaches out and grabs!
Rich
Comment By: PremiumBlake Hightdudis on July 31, 2005 06:01:31 PM Report
Still a beauty like the gem of your heart.
Comment By: Freehiddendragon on July 31, 2005 05:58:53 PM Report
Wonderful dear~

I recall this one vividly, it must have left a good impression.

Stunning work Ms.Sorceress.

Best wishes,
Dragon~
Comment By: FreeRoger Bacon on July 31, 2005 05:53:37 PM Report
Eloquent write of two extremes.....and a delightful metaphor entwined between. Stunning write Jody.
Comment By: FreeGay Johnson on July 31, 2005 05:53:33 PM Report
I loved it the first time you had it posted and I still love it.
Gentle Dove
Comment By: Freejoey on July 31, 2005 05:41:21 PM Report
to be honest i dont know what to say
the poem is awsome and all the stanzas flow
smoothly great job
i guess i did know what to say lol
Comment By: PremiumLindaM on July 31, 2005 05:21:21 PM Report
Well, a very hearty thank you to whom ever
requested this repost. It is a beautiful
poem to be sure. It is written with your
usual stlye and grace. Just lovely.
Linda




 


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