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Touch
by Deborah Russell

Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Touch the stars




Touch

I give way to substance
the poem that delights the eye,  
I linger on the full-flavor
of moonlight
Never will a poem touch 
the mind in such a way
Love flames do not deceive me;
(wine pours in endless streams)
Like the first suffering,  
I accept and breathe
Don't stop to think, but drink  
from the sacred cup; the prisms
of light, the heavens , the moon,
and November's harvest 

Deborah Russell
2000

 

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Reviewed by Art Sun 12/11/2006
A most expressive and very well displayed view of thoughts on the touching of a poem upon the mind....very nice...


enjoyed.....Art Sun...
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 11/16/2006
Deborah:

I know I won't be disappointed whenever I click on your name to read your wonderful poems. You alays amaze me with the wonderments of your choice of words.

Wonderful write indeed!!!!!

Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 11/15/2006
gently said (written)
love the feelings here, nice picture as well
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 11/15/2006
"I give way to substance. . ." Snagged me right there! Held me in a
trance, and I am still there. Keep 'em coming!! 'Pea' <3
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 11/15/2006
Take the bounty before you and take it with a wry smile . . . I feel that you do this . . .
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 11/15/2006
It takes courage to live and you do it so well within this write :-)



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