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Author Name: Freestormwolf 10 Comments
Date Added: September 20, 2009 10:09:51 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Broken Webs
When this fine web is truly broken,
And souls fly free into the sun
And we stand accountable for all words spoken
Where are you then, my trusted one?

When all that man desires is plundered,
And brought out into empty air for view;
When all that love can hold as treasured
Will you hold all I thought I knew?

And, as the hour glass is emptied
And lawns grow gold before the setting sun;
Will you hold me to your rising star?
So safe, secure...
My treasured
One.
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Comment By: FreeDragonfly on January 17, 2010 05:47:07 PM Report

An excellent reminder that we are all accountable for our actions one day. As we hang from delicate strands in this intricate web of life it's wiser to live a good life than the good life. Great write stormwolf.     


Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on November 13, 2009 01:29:14 PM Report
Today I heard your voice for the first time...it was the first audio I've ever listened to here, your poem, "Hell Can Wait". I am positive hearing you read has strengthened the connection I've always felt with you. this was delightful to hear, the tone and emphasis of voice make a HUGE difference than just reading it.

 

Wonderful voice, wonderful poem...like Lady D I am in poetry heaven! =))

 

~Barbara~ 

Comment By: PremiumDavid Turner on October 8, 2009 06:45:29 PM Report

Beautiful Alison  - wonderful imagery.


 


David


Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on September 21, 2009 04:49:10 PM Report
Sheer poetry, to coin a phrase.. :O)....len
Comment By: FreeAmy on September 21, 2009 02:34:16 AM Report
Ali,

I have been here long enough I have probably said this to you before but I'll say it again. This is my all time favorite of yours. It surpasses any that I liked before (and there have been many) but this one really moved me AND it's a rhymer, which if done right (and not all cheesy) is true poetry. This one was done soooo right. Love it.

~Amy

Comment By: FreeSteve on September 21, 2009 12:30:05 AM Report
Well written with a strong voice.
Comment By: FreeMoon Fairy on September 20, 2009 02:20:02 PM Report
Alison,
Lovely write and to hear your narration makes it that much more enjoyable.
Thanks for the smile--
Hugs,
~Tracie
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on September 20, 2009 12:15:57 PM Report
Ali:  I am in poetry Heaven!!!!  I really love the poem and YOU are the first time I have listened to anyones words.  I so love your Scottish accent and the words are so vibrant as you speak.

 

Lady D

Comment By: FreeLinda Jo on September 20, 2009 11:23:15 AM Report
it is so nice to hear your lilting voice that matches so lovely with your deep words.  this is art.  you always make us think...take a look back and then face forward to the future.  i like the reminder that we stand accountable for our words as well as deeds....and as the hour glass is emptied...lawns grow gold before the setting sun...
Comment By: FreeAdri on September 20, 2009 10:41:58 AM Report
Amazing write Ali, wise and some food for the soul.

Adri x





 


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