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OctPoWriMo Prompts: Oct 4 Cage – Pewter, Silver, or Gold

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Sitting on the patio

viewing the world through a tree

caged in by life’s circumstances

lonely as can be

 

In between the branches

a mirror suddenly appears

leaning in closely to see

before it disappears

 

Within the mirror

are visions of my life

failures in pewter

times of unbelievable strife

 

Looking closer

as my eyes fill with tears

are visions of me being carried

during the worst times of fear

 

The mirror changes

there is joy within the pain

a silver lining in the clouds

love in lessons gained

 

The mirror shows

that I have never been alone

always a loving guiding presence

one that is well known

 

The mirror shifts

to one last scene

a golden road to follow

loved ones waiting for me

 

Mirror no longer there

the loneliness is gone

knowing God is always with me

my soul is now strong

 

copyright 2019 Debbie Pierce

 

 

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An After Rain Promise

rainbow on colorado mountain

Beautiful rainbow

filled with promise

connecting worlds

decisions thrust upon us

 

Switching from 

one land to another

forming gregarious communities

gaining a new brother

 

So much to share

each world something to teach

happiness is near

within our reach

 

Each side

contains a pot of gold

rich stories

of many cultures told

 

Mystical scenery

beautiful sun rises

from seas to mountains

God’s blessing advises

 

Working together

a new bridge is formed

living in harmony

is the norm

 

One rainbow promise

to be together again

a perfect moment

to be shared with a friend

 

Meditation over

admiring beauty from above

seeing more clearly

through the lens of love

 

copyright 2019 Debbie Pierce

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Healed: Challenge – Triumphant – Thursday

 

Psalm 30:2 New International Version (NIV)

Lord my God, I called to you for help,
and you healed me.

 

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Sitting high upon the perch

calling out to the Lord

the loss is great

I can’t sing a chord

 

Climbing higher

looking to the clouds

is my love lost

chirping really loud

 

The Lord spoke to me

 love is not lost

your mate is with me

I paid the cost

 

During this time of turmoil

begin singing again

do unto others

you will be reunited with your friend

 

Till that time

I have given you a task

spread kindness and love

do as I ask

 

Healed in that moment

the bird began to sing

tales of redemption

taking away death’s sting

 

Never again 

would there be such despair

God’s love healed him

the heart had been repaired

 

copyright 2019 Debbie Pierce

 

 

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Ameliorate: A New World

fish bowl

In a bowl

transformation ameliorates strife

a new world emerges

taking on life

 

Darkness ends

separation of land and sea

light on the horizon

fascinating to me

 

New life appears

takes on many forms

the cold is disappearing

warmth is the norm

 

Plants growing now

spring is in the air

colorful blooms appearing

the show has much flair

 

Fish in the sea

great and small

each with a purpose

gifts for all

 

Many animals now

fierce and strong

continuing a cycle

what could go wrong

 

The final stage comes

humans appear

put in charge of all

does earth live or disappear

 

copyright 2019 Debbie Pierce

 

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Sanctify: The Beauty of a New Day

colorado park river

Walking through the valley

seeking to sanctify my soul

breathing in deeply

smells from times of old

 

Smells of morning dew

whispers from the rain

mirror images in the river

cleansing away the pain

 

New life emerges

there is a new nature show

flowers surrounding me

blooms begin to glow

 

Sweet serenity

life begins anew

slowly cleansing my soul

now from a different point of view

 

Love envelopes me

stronger from the storm

stretching out to enjoy the day

the journey is full and transformed

 

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Azalea in the Spring

azaela in park

From the bloom

there is a story to be told

tales of adventure

the colors are bold

 

The journey begins

in a land far away

filled with emptiness

faith had begun to sway

 

The winter was long

buried beneath the ground

lonely and cold

seemed no one was around

 

Then it happened

a warm wind began to blow

sun began to shine

there was life below

 

Having faith

on this brand new day

springing forth with color

growth gave way

 

Opening up

shining from within

promise of continuing life

faith has a win

 

Spring has come

colorful life everywhere

time for joy

happiness to share

 

copyright 2019 Debbie Pierce

 

 

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Comfort: Voices From Beyond

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I heard your voice today

from Heaven so far away

comforting me still

as my faith begins to sway

 

Tears flowing 

down my cheeks

missing you

all these weeks

 

A kind word

gift of a book

of words I need to hear

smile with your look

 

Knowing you 

are not far away

sending a message of love

faith has a way

 

Time will pass

love will never die

you are always with me

love does not lie

 

Praying for you everyday

God’s love carries me through

our separation is temporary

love death can never undo

 

copyright 2019 Debbie Pierce

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Winter Blooms in the Spring

Hope in the spring

from winter blooms

beautiful colors

fill the room

 

Promises of life

continue to grow

the spirit soars

the heart knows

 

Love never dies

birds continue to sing

soothing songs to the soul

each with a unique ring

 

Looking closer

bees buzz around

spring blooms emerging

nature has a relaxing sound

 

Meditation over

peace has returned

life continues

love is affirmed

 

copyright 2019 Debbie Pierce

 

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Spring: Morning on the Bayou

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Across the horizon

a new day begins

nature joyfully singing

the fog is thin

 

Kayaking along the bay

a fish jumps high

thrashing around

with others nearby

 

Squirrels in the trees

leaving a nest

jumping around

running without rest

 

Sea gulls in the air

playing aerial games

enjoying the wind

no manuever is the same

 

Calmness abound

renewal of the soul

sun sparkles on the water

new tales to be told

 

Stopping now

time to grab a bite

feeling blessed this morning

everything is just right

 

copyright 2019 Debbie Pierce

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Spring is a new beginning

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Spring is a new beginning

pollen in the air

blooms expressing new life

colors with a flair

 

Renewal expressed

in the sun and clouds

warmth across the land

thunderstorms are loud

 

The soul rejoices

at the return of life

promises of a new beginning

adventure without strife

 

Love returns

bees begin to dance

birds singing songs

life in a trance

 

Time of renewal

joy in things present and past

a smile on my face

peace has returned at last

 

copyright 2019 Debbie Pierce