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    dots Submission Name: How Shall We Be Remembered?dots

    Author: Peggy Paris
    ASL Info:    61/F/USA
    Elite Ratio:    4.11 - 747/570/167
    Words: 149
    Class/Type: Poetry/Nostalgia
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    dotsHow Shall We Be Remembered?dots

    Conversations long-remembered past their blooming day
    mend a heart that's broken or in muddled disarray.
    Can we know the value of a sentimental note
    saved by one who's touched by simple sentences we wrote?

    In some treasured volumes, language speaks beyond the years
    sharing thoughtful glimpses, tracing others' hopes and fears.
    Tiny snippets of a life of one who's walked before,
    captured in quotations, still can touch our inner core.

    Spoken and remembered, or just written down in verse,
    cordial, warm and wonderful, or sometimes very terse,
    words are taken to the heart where each can leave its mark
    forming everlasting love or hatred, deep and dark.

    Can we add true meaning to each valued written word?
    How we are remembered may depend on why we're heard.
    Pure communication that can scar or make one whole,
    words are but conduit for reflections of the soul.

    Submitted on 2007-09-19 13:10:06     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
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      I bow in true awe to the content of your words Sharon. Afterall, isn't this what we are all shooting for as we sweat over this line or that. You have captured well these moments caught in the creative lurch.
    | Posted on 2007-09-21 00:00:00 | by ErgoIgo | [ Reply to This ]
      This is wonderful and so very true! We should manage our words like responsible shooters manage their bullets; by taking great care before loosing them, knowing that they can never be recalled, and can do either great good or great harm!

    Another bright gem from your bountiful pen! Well done, gal!
    | Posted on 2007-09-19 00:00:00 | by Ron Cole | [ Reply to This ]
      Hey!! Wow, I love this poem; it's so true and means alot as well.... Good job on using the vivid imagery and uncommon vocabulary I hope that more people will understand the message that is given in this poem Thanks so much for the write, and keep up the good work!

    | Posted on 2007-09-19 00:00:00 | by Lil Sere | [ Reply to This ]
      Totally true!!!
    i can not say anything bad about this, because it is very powerful and it is the truth!!!
    great write it goes to my favorite ones, and take care keep writing
    peace and love
    have a nice day
    | Posted on 2007-09-19 00:00:00 | by vitoko | [ Reply to This ]

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