Today Shines And Tomorrow Beckons

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Good morning to you all ;again the past week has been so hectic which is why I haven't been around.

Today my daughter Sue is in hospital waiting to be induced and hopefully our gorgeous little grandson Travis will make his way into the world before the end of today.

Yes Ellie, Charlie, Neyo and Carmel will have a little baby brother.

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My legacy is to share my life in the hope of helping others move along and hopefully to ease their pain.


Today my heart flies even higher ; my sweet song of life even brighter.

If any of you have found the strength to face up to your demons and are living life as your true self do not be surprised if good times flow freely rising to wondrous heights.

Even though you already stand on the highest rung of the ladder of life there may be a crowning glory ;moments to treasure will flow and will be yours to embrace eternally. This has certainly happened to me this week I know that my tomorrows will shine brightly..

Today's hub is about connecting the dark and cold side of life with the victorious happy and bright side.

Enjoy.

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The sun is gone

into the dusk of time.

Lives now sinking

in that bleak coldness

Turning flat-roofed houses

into

crepe squares of

darkness

and fear.

The gloomy

and cold

intensity

bringing reluctant tears

to wide open eyes.

Blots of blackness

blurred a vision

horizon becoming

a blurred darkness;

light fading fast.

A heavy heart wallowing

in the dusk of yesteryear.


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The new dawn now a striking promise

turning those bitter thoughts to

glimmers of hope.

Each blot of darkness lifts;

watery eyes

now filled

with magical

and

wondrous dew drops;

the tears of yesteryear

are the magical dewdrops of today

and the sincere promises of tomorrow.

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Feelings icy cold

Her thoughts are tumbling raindrops

Heavy and deadly.

x

Such a trusting heart

Emotions of true wonder

A new world invites.

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Bleak uninviting

Barren lands will devour

That cold curdling wind.

x

A breeze so mellow

Transforms the barren landscape

New dawns now venture.

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The stillness of night

A deep fear of temptations

Goose pimples threaten.

x

A bright dawn surrounds

Giving sweet reassurances

A brand new era.

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Yesterday's retreat

Brittle images fading

Sunshine filters through

x

So unexpected

These final chains cast aside

Yes my wondrous world.

x

Hearts now oh so warm

Tasting sweet nectars of life

A life now complete.

x

Another sure step

On the ladder of life

Each one a milestone.

x

Yes crushed to the ground

Those remnants of yesteryear

Now dust and rubble.

x

Never to have been

My heart now sings so proudly

Tomorrow beckons.


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Today

My heart doth sing

Each moment treasured

The dewdrops now rests and glisten

Each one leading to my tomorrows

I so eagerly step forward

Each footstep so precious

A new era

Today.

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Teach little ones the way

embrace those baby footsteps

teach them through love

show them through laughter.

Heroes so precious

the way through each life;

let them know and let them feel that love inside

embrace those searching eyes

caress each innocent heart.

The greatest love of all

is

to share a beauty and to lead the way through life

to teach through love

trust and belief.

Children are our future

tenderly and lovingly

caress each innocent being

and each young heart

filled with love and laughter.

This is the greatest love of all.


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grandmapearl 3 years ago from Southern Tier New York State

Dearest Eddy, this is so touchingly beautiful, as always. You know how to turn words into art, and art into words for sure, my friend! Whitney Houston's song is so appropriate for this poetic walk from cold darkness into the bright light of tomorrow. I LOVE the kitten and Momma cat--so adorable! What a great way to start my weekend--with my very favorite poetess and friend from Wales.

Best wishes and loving prayers for you and your daughter and new grandbaby! Be well ;) Pearl

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Made 3 years ago from Finland

What a wonderful hub, filled with hope. Beautiful pictures too!


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carol7777 3 years ago from Arizona

As always an inspiration..with your words and pictures. You seem to say it all and so beautifully..Thanks for sharing all this.


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Eddy, what a beautiful way to start the weekend. You've blessed us with your poetic soul and you are about to be blessed with your precious new grandson. Happy days!


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jhamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

Inspiring! I love the animal pictures at the end, nothing as awesome as mothers with their children. Jamie


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kidscrafts 3 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

Dear Eddy,

I hope that your daughter will have an easy delivery with a new and healthy baby! I love your choice of pictures with the mommy cat and kitten as well as the swan with its baby bird.

Have a great weekend!


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Oh, Eddy, how very lovely and many blessings to you and your new little blessing from above!

Up and more and sharing

Hugs, Faith Reaper


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D.A.L. 3 years ago from Lancashire north west England

Hi Eddy,

Give my congratulations {albeit A bit early as I write} to your daughter and your family.

Your work as always is beautiful and inspiring with wonderful images to brighten the day. Hope you have the kind of weekend that brings you a bright future.


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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

Another new innocent comes into the world. Hopefully you and I and others like us can make that world a beautiful place for that child to live. Congratulations, Grandma!

love,

billy


DJ Anderson 3 years ago

Ditto, from Bill's comment.

Congratulations!!

Another wonderful work of art has sprung forth from your

heart to our eyes. You spread joy as easily as a baker spreads icing on the top of a cake.

Blessings to you and your family,

DJ.


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cleaner3 3 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

another great work of beautiful thoughts and poetry ..EDDY.. you are blessed .. I hope your family all the best.. thanks for all the beauty.!


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drbj 3 years ago from south Florida

Lovely poetry and great images, Eddy. I hope all is well with you and your family and that lil Travis has safely arrived.


ocfireflies 3 years ago

Many Congratulations Many times over. Beautiful hub and beautiful news.

Best to you and your growing family,

Kim


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

This is so beautiful Eddy. I love all your artistic pictures. ' The beautiful world ' is magnificent! A new baby, lucky you...Cheers my friend...


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Lastheart 3 years ago from Borikén the great land of the valiant and noble Lord

I felt I was dreaming. Very nice Eddy, very nice!


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Genna East 3 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

“Life isn’t about hiding from the storm it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” One of my favorites in this beautiful hub, Eddy. Travis has probably already arrived, and I know that both Mama and son are doing well. Blessings to you and your lovely family. :-)


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Mhatter99 3 years ago from San Francisco

Truly inspirational. Thank you for shining your light on me.


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Anna Haven 3 years ago from Scotland

Congratulations to you and yours.

Your words are filled with love and you hub is full of beautiful hope.

Anna :)


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sunilkunnoth2012 3 years ago from Calicut (Kozhikode, South India)

Your imaginary power, presentation, flow of language again conquer the HP community. You express so elegantly and emotionally. Thank you for sharing. Voted up.


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janetwrites 3 years ago from Georgia country

Wonderful words and images. Congrats and best wishes to your new grandchild and to you and your wonderful family.


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pstraubie48 3 years ago from sunny Florida

Lovely, Eddy.

I hope your new little grandchild has been welcomed to the world. And I know you will do all of the things you suggest here in your poem to see that new little doll has a lovely life. Angels are on the way ps


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myconsumerboard 3 years ago

Lovely! By now, you must have a new grandchild, so I will say congrats!


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epbooks 3 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

So very beautiful and well-written. Congratulations as well!! Voted up!


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Eddy, so well written and presented and I love those collages with all those interesting sayings.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. Wonderful as always Eddy. Your a lucky grandma. Hope you new grandson gets here soon. Expecting pics. Hugs to you.


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Cyndi10 3 years ago from Georgia

Congratulations on the new addition, Travis. He has a wonderfully talented grandmother to be a part of his life.

Your collages are so unique and creative. I like the way you have made them harmonize with your verses. Wonderful poem. Take care and enjoy that new baby.


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ImKarn23 3 years ago

Eddy..i kid you not - by the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, paragraph - i had shivers and was holding back tears for some reason!

You are a perfect examples of someone who has faced demons - and endured to see the sun shine again! Your appreciation of life's gifts is just lovely to see, i wish i could spread it to others as easily as sharing your words..

sigh..

i am uplifted. I love the name Travis!

All the best to everyone and special hugs for you, my friend..

sharingxx


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ChristyWrites 3 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

How beautiful! How wonderful for your new addition to the family as well :) I don't normally share the link to my poetry blog on HP but I think you would enjoy the visit. It is Poetic Parfait. Hugs!


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

I am so sorry to have taken so long to reply to your comments but my week has been so hectic. However each and every comment read and appreciated. Here I say thanks to

MADE

PEARL

CAROL

SHAUNA

JAMIE

JOELLE

FAITH

D.A.L

BILLY

DJ

MICHAEL

DRBJ

OCFIRELIES

RUBY

LASTHEART

GENNA

SUNILKUNNOTH2012

MARTIN

ANNA

JANETWRITES

PS

MYCONSUMERBOARD

EPBOOKS

BLOSSOM

RUBY

CYNDI

LESLIE

CHRISTYWRITES

each one so sincerely appreciated and I wish you all a wonderful day.

Eddy.


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Thelma Alberts 3 years ago from Germany

Beautiful! Very well written Eddy, as always. Have a nice evening!


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

You did a fantastic job on this one, Eddy! Let the good times roll.


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Vellur 3 years ago from Dubai

Beautifully expressed with your wonderful artistic flowing words. Great write. Best Wishes for a grand child! Becoming a grandmother all over again is so exciting and a joyous experience!! Voted way up!!


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so very much to

THELMA

DEB

VELLUR

for each great comment.

Eddy.


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mathira 3 years ago from chennai

'the tears of yesteryear are the magical dewdrops of today' you have expressed the magic of hope in a beautiful way, Eiddwen. I loved it.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so very much mathira and enjoy your weekend .

Eddy.

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