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Word Sounds

Updated on November 20, 2013
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If I could release my soul... where would it go..

down to the waters edge ... seeking out

the words of sounds that all listen for

Words that would thaw..the coldest of hearts

burning with warmth.. of a rising sun

Sounds that would ring...as loudest of bells,

tolled in joy and happiness

For to write with such passion... such feeling...

as this expression

is soothing inside, knowing that one day ...

my thoughts will flow

Like the soft stream that I sit beside..

waiting for the tiny leaf of sadness to pass me by..

leaving my melancholy thoughts

hanging aloft... in the fresh air

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    • cleaner3 profile image
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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thank you linda.. no the picture was borrowed from Google + but the poetry is all mine as always ..

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      mylindaelliott 4 years ago from Louisiana

      Lovely poem and picture. Did you do the picture yourself?

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thank you for the visit and the read..Eddi

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Oh yes the soul of a writer and says so much about you as a person. Loved it and voted up Michael.

      Eddy.

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thank you for the visit.. teaches

      and the great comment

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      You have made this a beautiful thought with the topic of words and sound. I love it! Sound has to much meaning to it and life. Beautiful photo!

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thank you Wayne

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thank you ..Mary

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thank you Clara.. glad to see you .. will have to visit your poetry .. I need some beautiful inspiration.. that you and the Lord always lift my spirits with..

      Michael

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      Wayne Barrett 4 years ago from Clearwater Florida

      Very nice, Michael.

      I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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      Mary Craig 4 years ago from New York

      Your warmth comes through your words Michael. You do write with such passion and feeling. How wonderful for us to get to read it!

      Voted up, awesome, and beautiful.

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      Clara Kish 4 years ago from Mt. Perry. Ohio

      Hello Michael,beautiful words and a beautiful picture.I hope to be on here for awhile now ,I have many more poems to put on yet. Clara

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thank you for the beautiful comment Blossom... you are a tender heart..!

      Thank you Jamie,,, yes.... that brings a smile to my face .. go .. write .. release those words.. express it with passion and fury..

      Michael

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 4 years ago from Reno NV

      Your poetry inspires me Micheal. thank you. Jamie

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Michael, this is so beautiful! The imagery is evocative and gently picks us up to sail along with the flowing thoughts. Voted up.

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thank you Kim .. your comments warm my heart and give a calm wind to spread my wings aloft and fly..!

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      ocfireflies 4 years ago from North Carolina

      Michael,

      Not only do your words "ring," but the picture you paint is filled with such imagery. Using the water as a catalyst for strength and calm shows not only your talent as a poet, but also the soul of a good man. V+

      Wishing you warmth,

      Kim

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      Faith.. thank you my good friend.. you are the only other here on Hp that has my heart Faith..

      I always await your comment and know you will always give me inspiration.. and hope that all is well with the world .. love you Faith .. be safe

      Michael

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thank you WND..

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Oh, my goodness, Michael, this may be my favorite yet! I just know one day you are going to be known far and wide as one of the finest poets of our time. You words are beyond beautiful.

      Very lovely to come home to read such stirring and heartwarming words.

      Up and more and sharing

      Hugs, Faith Reaper

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      wetnosedogs 4 years ago from Alabama

      Lovely words, Michael.

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thank you .. Barbara

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      Barbara Badder 4 years ago from USA

      Beautiful.

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      my southern beauty.. Jackie .. I have dreamed of holding your hand as we walked along waters edge..

      looking into those eyes and listening to the southern drawl that sounds of nature's kiss...

      thank you for the comment and share my sweet flower..

      have missed you the most.. and your awesome work..

      love you

      Michael

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      Jackie Lynnley 4 years ago from The Beautiful South

      You have drawn us a picture of your soul of poetry Michael and if it could I know it would whisper softly along the waters edge of beautiful words forever. ^ and sharing.

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thank you, Sparklea

      your comment warms my own soul

      just to know one heart can tenderly receive the energy, I send across the land.. is soothing.. I am humbled .. thank you.!

      Michael

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      Sparklea 4 years ago from Upstate New York

      Cleaner3: voted up and beautiful, as always ---"words that would thaw the coldest of hearts...burning with warmth"... I am quite obsessed with the topic of words...oh, if people could just realize how warm words can possibly melt cold hearts...instead of judgment and retaliation...

      I love the way you portray all this in a positive way...especially your statement, "sounds that would ring ...as loudest of bells tolled in joy and happiness". In my opinion, the way I see it, your thoughts are already flowing...you do not have to wait for one day. LOVE THE PICTURE.

      Very lovely and heart felt. God bless you real good, Cleaner 3 Sparklea :)

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