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2007 Contest Winners!

Contest #2

Winners!

1st Place Winner

Betty Keck(Bethie)

On This Path

(Pantoum)


On this path I walk day by day

Embracing the warmth of the sun,

Climbing endless hills on my way

My life's walk has only begun.

 

Embracing the warmth of the sun

Rainbows of happiness I aspire,

My life's walk has only begun

Joy and contentment is my desire.

 

Rainbows of happiness I aspire

As rivers flow in sweet refrain,

Joy and contentment is my desire

The mountain top I shall attain.

 

As rivers flow in sweet refrain

Calm waters bring my soul release,

The mountain top I shall attain

Having a sense of wondrous peace.

 

Calm waters bring my soul release

Climbing endless hills on my way,

Having a sense of wondrous peace

On this path I walk day by day.

 

By Betty Keck

 


2nd Place Winner

Barbara Fidler

Barbara Fidler Profile..aka impassionedpoetess at www.soulasylumpoetry.com One of the authors of The Baker's Dozen

 ~Somewhere In Time~

 Pantoum

~*~

Somewhere in time your luve shall be divinely mine,

 we'll romance together, two hearts that truly share.

Somewhere in time, a fragrant prayer shall entwine;

allowing true luve to grow, share the joy we'll bare.

~*~

We'll romance together, two hearts that truly share,

somewhere in time, an Angel shall hark from above.

Allowing true luve to grow, share the joy we'll bare,

somewhere in time, 'pon Cupid s heaven my beloved.

~*~

Somewhere in time, an Angel shall hark from above,

 swaying their soft feathered wings of luve procured.

Somewhere in time, 'pon Cupid s heaven my beloved;

 for our displaced hearts hath echoed, sweetly allured.

 ~*~

Swaying their soft feathered wings of luve procured,

somewhere in time, a fragrant prayer shall entwine.

For our displaced hearts hath echoed, sweetly allured;

somewhere in time, your luve, shall be divinely mine!

 ~*~

Barbara Fidler impassionedpoetess


3rd Place Winner

Pat Simpson

Patricia Ann Farnsworth Simpson profile at Soul Asylum Poetry and Publishing,,,

Love Will Defeat!


 Has he carried the cross,

On His back up the street,

He passed the friends He loved,

With eyes that wouldn’t meet!

 ~~~*^V^*~~~

Ashamed because they knew,

They had betrayed Him so,

At His time of great need,

They didn’t want to know!

~~~*^V^*~~~

Then at top of the hill,

The heavy cross was laid,

Down on the ground where then,

His Body was displayed!

 ~~~*^V^*~~~

Arms outstretched on the cross,

With His feet down the stem,

Nails then were hammered in,

With no protest from them!

 ~~~*^V^*~~~

But He knew their terror,

A material one,

That hearts would be sorry

After the deed was done!

~~~*^V^*~~~

Has He hung on the cross,

He understood their shame,

Then with His loving heart,

He forgave without blame!

 ~~~*^V^*~~~

To show us that loving,

 Is truly forgiving,

Material misdeeds,

Done with earthly living!

 ~~~*^V^*~~~

He knows here on this Earth,

 The temptations we meet,

He showed by forgiving,

Love will always defeat!

 

~~~*^V^*~~~~~~*^V^*~~~~~~*^V^*~~~

 

A Quatrain style poem, each line written with 6 syllables!

 

4th Place Winner

Sue-Ellen Newman(Tippygirl01)

 

A Peace Journal.

(A Skeletal Chain)

Evergreen is the grand Oak Tree
I’m reminded of the ancient spirit dwelling in thee.
The fruit you do yield, are the Acorns,
White Cockatoos, come eat in the early morn
Peace of the morning sunrise
At dusk, the sunset is my prise
Through the Forest, the wind now howls
Stepping on green moss, I fall foul
Leaves of autumn toning, now fall
The sound of the night bird’s call
These sights and sounds, remain eternal
As I write them in my
journal.

(copyright@2007)
Sue-Ellen Newman
21/04/07



Skeletal Chain:
(these are the chosen words of Karen M Miner)
OAK, TREE, ACORNS,
PEACE, FOREST, WIND, MOSS, LEAVES, BIRD, JOURNAL

5th Place

Joree Williams

I Believe

(The Itialian Barzaletta)

The Core of life is The NEED TO BELIEVE

With birth, suffering and death of Jesus

God sealed His free gift of eternal life

All He asked in return was faith in Him

Unconditional unqualified faith

Would He keep His promise of this free gift?

The gift so great, the price so very small

Do I truly believe, is my faith pure

Can I trust God to give someone like me

So undeserving, and so unworthy

Can I receive from God this wondrous gift

No proof can there be of the Covenant

Lord’s truth is truly unconditional

Man’ evidence can’t ever be the bridge

Between finite man and infinite God

Man cannot get to heaven through reason

My only hope is to throw doubt away

I need take an absolute “Leap of Faith”

Say with all my heart: “Credo: I believe”

 

By Joree Williams


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