Star Of Joy (poem)

Inspired by Linda (lrc7815)


Shadows passing winter’s night

Teardrops waiting out of sight

Gloom consumes the last of light

Veils reveal approaching blight

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Silence ticking life away

Clouds of doubt forecast dismay

Sorrow stalks to rule the day

Streets where empty souls do stray

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Bright is the star to this night

Shining response toward dismay

A smile in another’s day

Comforting hand against blight

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Bright star casting doubt away

Such hope fills hearts at your sight

Candles soon pass on your light

And in your footsteps they stray

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Your Joy overwhelms all blight

Pure Joy the source of your light

And while your Joy restores sight

Shadows pass the winter’s night

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CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

Always delightful to stop by...thank you. Merry Christmas to you (and Arlene).

Up and shared.


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dghbrh 3 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

Very nice poem. Merry Christmas.

Votes way up and sharing too.


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

What a nice tribute to Linda, Martin. She's a shining star absolutely!


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anglnwu 3 years ago

Very lovely. Enjoyed it and rated up.


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SweetiePie 3 years ago from Southern California, USA

This poem has a positive message.


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Mhatter, she does indeed shine like a diamond. Great poem.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Wonderful and lovely poem full of Christmas spirit.


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

A good message sent across I enjoy reading your poetry


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

What a beautiful tribute! You do such fine work at all times.


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marcoujor 3 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

I went back to check on Linda but got sidetracked by your comment and most beautifully fitting tribute to our friend.

Voted UP and ABI. Hugs, Maria

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