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· Living, Loving, Life (out of print)

· The Protocol Officer Handbook (unavailable)

· The Freedom Nation

· The Other Sheep

· The Universal Experience

· Glorious Autumn, Love In Maturity

· The Writing World, Living The Literary Life


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· Free To Fly

· Quality Time

· By Love

· Aging Gracefully

· Season of Grandeur

· The Golden Hour

· The Pioneers

· No Partialty

· The Final Destiny

· The River Of Time

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  In Pursuit of Poetry
by Delma Luben
Saturday, June 02, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.

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•  Free To Fly
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•  By Love
•  Aging Gracefully
•  Season of Grandeur
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deep concentration
is required to produce poetry of power


IN PURSUIT OF  POETRY

       Day after day,
      hour upon hour
      throwing thought 
      after thought 
      upon spiritual fire,
      time distending...
      yet every bloated 
      minute ending with
      unfulfilled desire
      to dress literature
      nobly-- trying to
      make the words
      worthy of the fire.

        

 




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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/4/2012
That won't work. What you have to do is just write, and then throw it out there, fire or not.

Ron
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 6/2/2012
Delma,
your words are worthy and your meaning accepted, thank you.
Budd

Books by
Delma Luben



The Freedom Nation

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The Other Sheep

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Glorious Autumn, Love In Maturity

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The Writing World, Living The Literary Life

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The Universal Experience

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The Protocol Officer Handbook (unavailable)





Poems For Poets and Writers (out of print)




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