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A poetry book published to support the Diabetes Hands Foundation

1-Do you support this idea?
2-Will you participate and put your poems in the book?
3-Manny asked for a volunteer to look for the steps to make the idea possible
4-Do you think poems have to be about any subject not only diabetes
5-Poems& photos or poems only?
6-What title you suggest for the book?

Here is an idea of a book.....just an idea...

Diabetes Forum

Where I'm At.......

Started by photomkr Oct 20, 2013. 0 Replies

MY NEW YEAR begins in the spring...

Started by Trudy. Last reply by Trudy Aug 13, 2013. 2 Replies

April Is National Poetry Month!!

Started by Trudy. Last reply by Trudy May 4, 2013. 2 Replies

My latest Arabic Poetry

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman. Last reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman Dec 23, 2012. 5 Replies

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Comment by Sohair Abdel-Rahman on August 22, 2008 at 9:55pm
Beth,Joy,Linda,Judith,all our friends here are beauties and still for more to come.
Only here,people of different beleifs and relegions landed in the fairyland created by Manny
Comment by Beth on August 22, 2008 at 9:50pm


MY MOM

You were tired, the pain I saw in your face.
The end was coming at a very fast pace.
I came think of how I wanted you to stay...
But knew you would be gone by the very next day
It was all a bit hard for me to understand,
You life was not mine to command
The cancer just became too hard for you.
I didn't want to see.....but I knew..
You had to be where you could fly.
Mom, It's so hard to say good-bye.
You were mine for all those years,
I will miss and will cry my tears.
But I also know, that it's okay..
Cuz I know we'll be together again some day.
Comment by Joy on August 22, 2008 at 9:46pm
A TRUE FOOTBALL STORY
For an audience of one
She could catch every single one
A real gem
She, could catch like the men
She tried too hard to be like them
Wanted to prove herself all tough, with an arm of iron
And show don’t matter the sex to play catch

Within a day, in front of everyone
She could catch for nothing
Fear from balls coming from afar and a misjudgment of distance
She fumbled every single one
But remained too stubborn to say it not my forte
It wasn’t just an off day; she wasn’t experienced to catch pop-flies
She knew better, but continued to play
So her confidence went down the drain
She felt embarrassed, ashamed and disgraced

Things continued to go down hill
When a ball jetted toward and pegged her in the forehead leaving its mark
A walnut sized knot and a profoundly stunned and helpless domineer
She kept strong and calm holding her emotions in, not shedding a single tear

On that dreadful day she was left with a reputation to rebuild
She had entered the football hall of shame
She must re-fine and fine-tune her skills to rebuild her reputation
She concluded that there’d be no more public play for the next decade
On second thought maybe it is ok, every once in awhile to just be the average girl
Sometimes there’s nothing wrong with playing like a girl is expected to
It’s all in one’s head
Comment by Beth on August 22, 2008 at 9:23pm


WISH UPON A RAINBOW

I wish upon a rainbow
Of violet, green and blue,
That of all the things you wish for
Your most precious wish comes true.

I wish upon a rainbow
With colours that shine so bright,
That is any trouble visits you,
The rainbow makes it right.

I wish upon a rainbow
With a glimpse of hope and harmony,
That you learn to strive to make each day
All that would want it to be.

I wish upon a rainbow
Where the brightest colours blend,
That you will always be seen in beauty
Among loved one and your friends.

I wish upon a rainbow
That you'll give your dreams a try,
So that you may grow your special wings
To hug the rainbows in the sky.
Comment by Sohair Abdel-Rahman on August 22, 2008 at 8:15pm
And God sent her
A beauty
Not hidden
From me
Anymore
Nature's daughter
Fairies are
Her neighbours
Falls
And waves
Are
Her
Songs
Bless her God
You created all this beauty
It is you
Who sent us
Beth
Comment by Sohair Abdel-Rahman on August 22, 2008 at 7:56pm
Now Magic has arrived
carrying fairies
in her hand
throw it all over
fairies grow here and
there
like
plants


Welcome Beth with your fairies
Comment by Beth on August 22, 2008 at 7:47pm



ON FAERIES AND FREEDOM

Glittering, shimmering in the air,
Sunlight dancing on her hair
Two fragile wings reflecting light
Compose a strange, unearthly sight

Free flowing gossamer, soft and warm
Clothes her lithe and slender form
While movement of uncommon grace
Compliments her lovely face

She dances round the woodland trees
Hitching rides-on honeybees
And nature smile with untold pleasure
On this her small but priceless treasure

If only Mankind would commune
And with the Earth could stay in tune,
Perhaps we all might be as free
As the maiden fair and honeybee.
Comment by MikelCycle on August 22, 2008 at 7:50am
I mostly have written songs, and stories but have done a bit of poetry a looooonnngg time ago :)

Thanks for inviting me! I am looking forward to participating.
Comment by StiKuLBriX on August 21, 2008 at 8:49pm
This was an awesome idea for a group, will post something of mine very soon =)
Comment by Heidi98 on August 21, 2008 at 2:44pm
a poem I found
I love poetry, and I write it too but not good enough to go on here.
 

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