William Jackson

Rookie (San Antonio, Texas)

Life Finds A Way. - Poem by William Jackson

The dark horses come
galloping across the fields,
crushing every single one
of my sky blue orchids.

Even so, new life creeps
from roots in the dank earth,
forming green shoots and yielding
twice as many blossoms.


Comments about Life Finds A Way. by William Jackson

  • (5/27/2007 11:34:00 AM)


    You got a lot of comments! That first stanza is really strong, you got some elemental images that really embody the power of Nature! (Report) Reply

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  • (11/20/2006 3:39:00 AM)


    Nice poem... Life goes on and stops for none.. Good job.. (Report) Reply

  • (8/6/2006 1:21:00 AM)


    A lovely poem of hope and renewal. Nicely done!
    Hugs,
    Dee
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  • (8/1/2006 3:46:00 PM)


    Oh how 'grounded ' your poetry is despite its very special beauty..Pia (Report) Reply

  • (7/26/2006 9:07:00 PM)


    An admirable write - blending east and west. Imagist imagination. A River Walk. (Report) Reply

  • (7/24/2006 8:39:00 AM)


    william...that is one of the most positive poems i have read...thanks...love...nalini (Report) Reply

  • (7/24/2006 3:34:00 AM)


    A fine affirmation of life. Very inspiring.

    Regards,

    Sandra
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 23, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 18, 2010


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