Shirley Alexander

Rookie - 100 Points (Somewhere under heaven, Georgia, USA)

Tricking The Reaper - Poem by Shirley Alexander

The land has many spirits.
They see us; they know us,
better than we know ourselves.
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Comments about Tricking The Reaper by Shirley Alexander

  • Laurie Hill (1/13/2020 11:59:00 PM)

    A wonderful read. I especially like the last verse (Report)Reply

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  • Rani Turton (4/11/2009 6:59:00 AM)

    Lovely expression, Shirley, thanks. (Report)Reply

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  • Sidi Mahtrow (4/11/2009 6:50:00 AM)

    The feather bed shaped to hold
    One, away from the cold
    Covered gently, but firmly
    By the quilt - pulled tightly.

    There I lay awaiting the break of day
    When all will be astir as if to say
    Get up you sleepy head
    There's more to life than staying in bed!

    But I wait just one moment more
    Until I rise to meet the ever looming chore(s) .
    Snuggled here in the warm caress,
    In my very own feather mattress.

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