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Passe', as Rainbows Fade

by maryanns

Tra-la-la
dancing on the head of a pin
Cinderella trips, glass slippers
slip from dainty feet
shattering on polished marble
of the ballroom floor.

What was it for
a crushing pulse of ecstasy
dressed in streams of crinoline
anticipating luxuries
amid the rise and fall of waves
lapping at her door.

Sea level shift
lifts dancers off their feet
at first it slakes a fiery thirst
disenchanted debutants
disrupting mighty continents
matter shakes apart.

Too many parts
shiny crystal slipper shards
grind beneath the crust to dust
exacting icy aftershocks
reduced to salty bubbles burst
treading water north.

And nothing more
than diamond in the rough
buoyant baubles float ashore
disengaged forevermore
among the lapse of innocence
found along the shore.





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Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
by fogglethorpe on Monday, March 04, 2013 (15:36:53)
A harmonious blend of rhyme, meter, and free verse. It's breezy and full of wit and music. I will fave it.

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    Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
    by maryanns on Monday, March 04, 2013 (16:02:50)
    Thanks, Hugh - good to see you! Wink

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      Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
      by fogglethorpe on Monday, March 04, 2013 (21:01:47)
      Ditto..hope life is treating you well.

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        Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
        by maryanns on Monday, March 04, 2013 (21:24:26)
        Beautiful day here - I just got back from riding. It was a short ride, Blue seems to have forgotten his manners. Been lazing around in the barn too much, whatever. It was like riding a rodeo horse; he bolted when he saw deer and then he bolted when he heard a dog bark. But he couldn't make me fall off!! LMAO! Cool

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        Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
        by maryanns on Monday, March 04, 2013 (21:27:51)
        Oh geez... I guess somebody didn't want me to come back. Wonder who, woo-wee! Laughing

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Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
by Ozymandias on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (03:09:53)
A very beautiful poem indeed, with much depth accompanied by poetic dexterity and technique. One of my rare 10's. Sorry some cretin gave you only 4 for this masterpiece.

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    Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
    by maryanns on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (14:13:32)
    Smiles and hugs, Rory - it means a lot to me that you enjoyed reading this piece. Ha, and I should have noticed...it seems everyone was whacked who dared post on the fourth of March! Shaking my head...
    Thank you, my friend. Very Happy

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Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
by MoZark on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (08:53:49)
Life goes on and the pieces will be put back in place but the slipper will show the scar
of that night and the dance that was.

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    Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
    by maryanns on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (14:15:47)
    Wooo... so good to see you back posting on gp as well! Thank you for your kind and thoughtful comments. As always, your friend Mary Ann

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Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
by nprimemin on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (13:35:52)
I couldn't even blink while reading this engaging piece.

Well Done!
Nelson

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    Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
    by maryanns on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (14:18:53)
    Thank you, Nelson; I'm so glad you enjoyed it. Like you, I have an itch, but I sometimes run short of "calm-a-line lotion". You absolutely made my day, Bro! Very Happy

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Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
by wordsmithwannabe on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (14:47:20)
i love this. it makes me want to skip around the house until i collapse in tears. so many emotions tied to these words...beautiful, sweet sister of mine. hope all is well with you and yours up north.

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    Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
    by maryanns on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (17:47:25)
    Purple bulbs flowering in the flowerbeds, I bet my Camilla tree is blooming in Ocean Shores! So brave, these early bloomers - we had ice on the truck windshield yesterday morning! Sunshine all day yesterday, though, and the temperature felt almost warm, lol. Here's hoping you and yours are all doing well... yes, we are fine (survived another winter, teehee). Peace and love, dear friend - Mary Ann Very Happy

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Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
by Phoebe on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (15:17:24)
An exquisitely written piece of fluffiness to charm the eye and soothe the mind - c'est magnifique!...Very Happy Phoebe

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    Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
    by maryanns on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (17:52:28)
    Love the word fluffiness - had enough of starchiness and seriousness. Looking forward to colorful flowering chiffon... thank you for saying this read soothing, my favorite thing!! All the very best of health and happiness to you, Phoebe. Do write on, Mary Ann Very Happy

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Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
by MichaelFirewalker on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (16:00:57)
it's fascinating, isn't it, how some will rate a poem according to how they react to it emotionally?...if you nail us, baby, some of us will bite you back, because we do not like our backsides exposed for ouraleves to see so clearly...but not many react like that...most of us can/will/prefer to see the treasure that you are really, the pearl beyond price you be, and we respond to your marvelous poetry accordingly, with smiles and hugs and laughter and making lots and lots of nice.........................michael

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    Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
    by maryanns on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (18:16:40)
    "It's nice to be nice to the nice..." -Frank Burns, M*A*S*H

    (ha, and who could ever forget)

    -Frank Burns: "Funny thing, war: never have so many suffered so much so so few could be so happy." -Margaret: "We're lucky to be two of the few and not the many." -Frank Burns: "I know, darling, and I love being both of us."

    Actually it was supposed to be about finding lots of strange Japanese debris still washing up on our shores, but who cares. My greatest enjoyment from posting poems here on gp comes from receiving illuminating comments - so, who am I to advise an anonymous rater what anything in print was about, lol!

    Love and Peace, Michael; and miles of smiles, Mary Ann xoxoxo

    (and the truth is stranger than fiction, as we both know.)

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Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
by Dreaming-Demon on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (17:09:14)
Excellent write my friend, well done...good to see you on

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    Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
    by maryanns on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (18:20:36)
    So good to see you and your poetry here, too, Ray! Another winter almost put to bed, eh? I am very doggone ready for spring... less rain and lots more sunshine. Thanks so much, my friend. Take care, Mary Ann

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Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
by marek on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (20:57:49)
Dear Miss Lefty, I do believe that is the very first poem that I've read about tectonic plates, very well imagineered. Cheers as always, now from a rainy, sodden and fuckin' muddy South Shore, M

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    Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
    by maryanns on Wednesday, March 06, 2013 (10:33:29)
    Aw, I'm so glad to hear you're melting, Markly... but then there's that primordial mud oozing into everything. But wait, all is not lost!! - I hear there's another one comin' cross country like a bat outta he**!
    Or maybe it'll get sequestered in DC... Keep 'yer chin up, bud. Bear hugs, Lefty Very Happy

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Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
by deepali on Wednesday, March 06, 2013 (10:20:48)
A wonderful write, my friend!
warmest wishes,
D.

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    Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
    by maryanns on Wednesday, March 06, 2013 (10:40:52)
    I was just thinking about you,
    sweet ray of sunshine...
    hoping you're staying busy
    feeling well and happy.
    Oh what a beautiful morning!
    Bless your heart, Mary Ann

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Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
by Labyrinth on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 (01:11:41)
Hmmm. Too deep for me Stevie. Grating, troubling flow to my ear with graceful metered passages broken up in an disconcerting way. Powerful devices, but I'm not having success trying to put it all together. I can't really rate it since it's going straight over my head.

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    Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
    by maryanns on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 (10:29:42)
    Thank you for your wonderful, honest comment... I would have to say my thoughts were fairly scattered at the time. Perhaps the poem was a tangle of laments over many, many things. I truly appreciate your take on this. Peace, Mary Ann

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      Re: Passe', as Rainbows Fade (Score: 1 )
      by Labyrinth on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 (13:04:03)
      Thanks, graciously taken. Sometimes when I comment I feel like i'm intruding in an intimate conversation between friends, but I'm taking the request for honest feedback literally. If I wasn't foolish, I will never become a poet.

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