Sunday, October 15, 2006

MARY

I wrote this poem for my dear friend, Mary... who died June 6th....I gave her this poem a few months before she died....
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MARY

A girl lives beneath your silver hair
She shines out through your eyes
I hear her in your laughter
I know her from your sighs.

A girl stays inside your tired frame
She stands so straight and tall
Her feet still skip to music
And seldom stop at all.

A girl waits within your gifted heart
She stops to taste the rain
She senses deeply sorrows
She shares the joy and pain.

And oh, your hair may be all white
Your body worn and slow
But still you are not old at all
You're just a girl you know!

52 comments:

  1. So Sorry about Mary.
    Loss of a friend is the biggest loss of life.
    Mary was a lucky person to have you as a friend.!!!

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  2. its sad to know abt mary..
    may god bless his soul...

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  3. How beautiful, Margie! I can so picture my mother--and myself one day!--when I read this poem.

    I learned about you from your comment on Nasra's interview with Don. Thank you for sharing your work.

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  4. I feel sad that you lost a dear Friend.. there are very few people who leave a Mark in our Lives.. and Mary was one of them for you! You did a beautiful job!

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  5. Margie, that poem must have meant a great deal to her. I'm sorry for your loss.

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  6. Margie - You are so sweet! I am sorry about Mary passing on, but what a wonderful poem. What great friends you must have been. And this poem must have meant the world to her. I think for each of us to have friends who can really see who we are inside, that is the most precious thing.

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  7. Great beauty in relationship,
    in human being itself,
    in your art.
    Peace and blessings to you!!

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  8. Margie.such a sweet poem for your friend.I am sorry about mary.you truly are a special person .

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  9. Thats such a sweet poem. I'm sorry you lost your friend though..

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  10. beautiful, margie! this must have meant a lot to her.
    hugs!

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  11. I am sure she would have loved this poem... i am truly sorry for your loss... but you put a smile on her face when it mattered, and you lived a beatiful moment together... that's what matters :)

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  12. As usual, a touch of kind and loving heart in that poem.
    I am sorry that a friend is lost.

    Marg ! I am happy to see you and read you again.
    I might have missed some of your recent poems, but I am here to read again and to say that I am back again
    :)

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  13. and now that you're gone
    from this earthly plane
    I can see you amidst the stars
    time and again

    I'm sorry for your loss.

    M.

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  14. we are all so very young within these human forms... the outside rarely reflects what is going on within... thanks Margie... what a lovely way to reflect what was really going on inside of your dear friend Mary...

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  15. sunil
    Thank you so much for your kind
    and thoughtful words!
    Mary was a wonderful friend...
    and I was so blessed to have her as my friend!

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  16. shruti
    Thanks so much for your kind words!

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  17. blueberry_rumraisins
    I do appreciate your kind words!
    Mary was a most wonderful friend to me....
    and I shall never forget her!

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  18. aurora
    Thanks so much!
    I do believe my poem meant a lot to my sweet friend Mary!
    She was so special!

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  19. anali
    Thanks for the kind words!
    Mary and I were very close...
    and I know my poem did make her happy!
    Being true friends is all about
    sharing our true selves...
    and that is how it was for me and Mary!

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  20. krystyna
    Thanks so much for your kind words!
    Peace and blessings to you also!

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  21. starry
    Your words mean a lot!
    Thank you so much!

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  22. polona
    Thanks very much!
    Mary did love the poem!

    Hugs!

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  23. nlonve
    So nice to have you visit here!
    And, thanks so much for your very
    thoughtful words!

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  24. jac
    How very nice to see you back again!
    I missed you!
    And, thanks so much for the kind words!

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  25. schrodingers cat
    Thank you very much!
    I love your poem...
    it is special!

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  26. kathleen
    Thanks very much!
    You are most welcome!

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  27. Sorry for your loss Margie....
    May her soul rest in peace..

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  28. I'm glad that Mary had a chance to read your poem before ...Very nice !

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  29. nike
    Thank you!
    Mary did love the poem!
    She gave it back to me...
    a few days before she died!
    She was so special!

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  30. Even though this is nice, it's also haunting.

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  31. o gawwwd Margie that made me break down in tears!!

    **A girl stays inside your tired frame
    She stands so straight and tall
    Her feet still skip to music
    And seldom stop at all.


    my fav part. WOW u really know how to put feelings into neat words. So beautiuful. I can almost feel ur friend's emotions. How she stood tall through it all.

    May God Bless her soul!

    Huggggggggz deary, take good rest.
    Keshi.

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  32. Beautiful Margie. I know it must've meant alot to her.

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  33. andrew
    Thank you!
    I guess it is a bit haunting!

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  34. keshi
    Funny thing is that when I read it..
    It makes me cry too!
    Mary is so real...
    and still right here with me
    when I read it!

    Ty for your wonderful words Keshi!
    You always touch my heart!

    HUGGGGGGGGGGZ to you my dear!

    Margie

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  35. pat
    Thank you so much!
    Mary did love it!

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  36. Margie...What a lovely tribute to a friend. You are filled with so much love. It's a wonderful gift you have and thanks for sharing it through your poetry. Joyful blessings.

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  37. don
    Thank you so much for your kind
    words!
    I do appreciate them!

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  38. So sorry to hear about Mary... That feeling made this poem more arresting.

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  39. That is so sweet..i guess that wud have been the perfect peom for her..and Im so sorry for u lost her!

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  40. Margie,

    I'm so sorry about your friend. It's never easy losing a loved one. What a sweet poem, I'm sure it meant a great deal to her.

    *hugs*

    Robyn

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  41. robyn
    Thank you!
    I appreciate your kind words!


    **hugs**

    Margie

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  42. Oh my, this is gorgeous and I am crying because I miss my best friend who died last year in May ;( It is so true, we are children within :)

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  43. cazzie!!!
    Thanks my dear!
    Crying along with you!

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