Leria Hawkins

Freshman - 772 Points (39 forever / Sweet Carolina)

Leria Hawkins
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Not much to say. Love to read poetry althought I must admit, much of it is over my head. Tried my hand at writing poetry a few years back and although my writing have little artistic value, I've grown to love it just the same. I hope you'll take the time to read a few and post any comments you may have. Thanks. more »

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  • Freshman - 609 Points Zoila T. Flores (7/11/2014 11:57:00 PM)

    Well, Love is something we can digest and yet we know how to swallow it.

  • Silver Star - 3,854 Points Susan Lacovara (10/1/2013 10:43:00 PM)

    Thank you for commenting on my work, as I consider all poets I meet through this forum new friends. I have read some of your poetry as well, and find we have lots of emotions in common. I applaud that you write primarily for the simple love of writing. I do too...You have a lovely manner of expressing yourself...and I look forward to discovering more of your poems. PEACE

  • Rookie Howard Johnson (9/28/2006 11:10:00 AM)

    If you haven't read Sandra Hamrick, , There is a great tallent to be discovered....

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Best Poem of Leria Hawkins

Skin Deep

Who would think a rose so sweet
Would dry and crumble at my feet
And blooms that scent my night and day
Would steal my heart, then fade away

With petals soft and fondly red
Sweet essence fills my addled head
Then turns to dust before my eyes
Leaving naught, but my surprise

Who would think such thorny vine
Could lift a blossom as divine
And by the stem on which it stands
Could so wrong my offered hand

Such strength and beauty is rarely true
A blessing owned by very few
As 'neath the soil, in winters keep
There sleeps a rose to tear my ...

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