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Cleo_Serapis
post Nov 22 13, 11:39
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I would like to nominate Snow's poem, Stone Lady (click on title to go to thread). It's a very unique subject to write about and I adore the structure, soft rhythms and imagery within.


Stone Lady by Eira Needham

Moon spills into his studio,
replete with scattered chisels
and unhewn rock.

His murmurs blend with magnolia
rustling in summer's breath.

Will he sculpt your tousled waves,
caress cool lips into a smile,
drape the curve of your breasts?

Elegantly fashioned, you pose
where bumbles and admirals
flit beneath the willow arch
entwined with honeysuckle scent.

Are you yesterday's love
ablaze like floribunda beds,
dampened with autumn's
melancholic tears?

Or perhaps a midnight phantom
lured into Morpheus's realm --
your vision cleaved into porphyry.

This post has been edited by Cleo_Serapis: Nov 24 13, 16:54
Reason for edit: revised


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Maureen
post Nov 23 13, 18:18
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Can I second that nomination - it is a beautiful poem

Cheers

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Eisa
post Nov 28 13, 18:40
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Thank you Lori & Maureen!

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Cleo_Serapis
post Nov 29 13, 07:39
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"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step into the Road, and if you don't keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to." ~ J.R.R Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

Collaboration feeds innovation. In the spirit of workshopping, please revisit those threads you've critiqued to see if the author has incorporated your ideas, or requests further feedback from you. In addition, reciprocate with those who've responded to you in kind.

"I believe it is the act of remembrance, long after our bones have turned to dust, to be the true essence of an afterlife." ~ Lorraine M. Kanter

Nominate a poem for the InterBoard Poetry Competition by taking into careful consideration those poems you feel would best represent Mosaic Musings. For details, click into the IBPC nomination forum. Did that poem just captivate you? Nominate it for the Faery award today! If perfection of form allured your muse, propose the Crown Jewels award. For more information, click here!

"Worry looks around, Sorry looks back, Faith looks up." ~ Early detection can save your life.

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Psyche
post Dec 26 13, 16:46
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Lovely poem, Snow! I'm delighted Lori nominated it. thumbsup.gif

Best of luck,

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PS: Late in congratulating you because I'm still in the process of moving and adapting to my new surroundings... and my Internet appears to be my own private one now, I have my wifi password..LOL... claps.gif


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Nominate a poem for the InterBoard Poetry Competition by taking into careful consideration those poems you feel would best represent Mosaic Musings. For details, click into the IBPC nomination forum. Did that poem just captivate you? Nominate it for the Faery award today! If perfection of form allured your muse, propose the Crown Jewels award. For more information, click here!

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