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The Dragonflies' Lair~Thread~XXXV~March 25, 2007
March 25,2007 | Soaring Feather/Poets of the Lair

Posted on 03/25/2007 5:24:15 AM PDT by Soaring Feather



My Dragon Fly and Me



If I could be a Dragon Fly
and wing my way through the sky
I would never be shy
just me and my Dragon Fly!

By moonlight we ride the wind
chase the comets tail for fun
by day we would hide from the sun
our fragile wings would come undone

On darkest nights we would use
fireflies as our guide
we would dip and we would glide
through the heavens open wide
and scatter diamonds in the night sky
my Dragon Fly and me...

And we would wing past our lovers
silent in the night...
to kiss their face in our flight
much to their surprise and delight
my Dragon Fly and me in sight...

Such a view do we share
away up here in the air
of breezes soft through our hair
my Dragon Fly and me a pair...

bentfeather©
2002







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KEYWORDS: classicpoets; dragonflies; glengalyway; poetry
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~The Dragon Flies' Lair debut ~ August 27, 2003 ~

~ A place to write a few lines of Poetry and Prose. ~

~ Links to all threads.~

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1 posted on 03/25/2007 5:24:16 AM PDT by Soaring Feather
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To: NY Attitude; Lady Jag; MEG33; WayzataJOHNN; starbase; Kathy in Alaska; fatima; EsmeraldaA; ...

Good morning everyone!
New Thread Ping.

3 posted on 03/25/2007 5:29:50 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: tet68

Excuse me?? Where did that come from?


4 posted on 03/25/2007 5:31:06 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: All
About The Sheltered Garden Ground
by Robert Louis Stevenson


ABOUT the sheltered garden ground
The trees stand strangely still.
The vale ne'er seemed so deep before,
Nor yet so high the hill.


An awful sense of quietness,
A fulness of repose,
Breathes from the dewy garden-lawns,
The silent garden rows.


As the hoof-beats of a troop of horse
Heard far across a plain,
A nearer knowledge of great thoughts
Thrills vaguely through my brain.


I lean my head upon my arm,
My heart's too full to think;
Like the roar of seas, upon my heart
Doth the morning stillness sink.

5 posted on 03/25/2007 5:59:49 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Soaring Feather
Good morning Soaring!
6 posted on 03/25/2007 6:36:13 AM PDT by starbase (Understanding Written Propaganda (click "starbase" to learn 22 manipulating tricks!!))
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To: starbase

Hello there sb, how goes it?


7 posted on 03/25/2007 6:44:45 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Soaring Feather
Everything's lovely, I love the smell of fresh thread in the morning!:

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8 posted on 03/25/2007 6:51:04 AM PDT by starbase (Understanding Written Propaganda (click "starbase" to learn 22 manipulating tricks!!))
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To: starbase

Beautiful flowers, thank you.

Yes, a new thread, we filled the last one up fast. ;0)


9 posted on 03/25/2007 6:56:11 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Soaring Feather

Good Morning, Ms. Feather.
Looks like it'll be gray here today.

10 posted on 03/25/2007 7:44:26 AM PDT by Seadog Bytes (OPM - The Liberal 'solution' to every societal problem. (Other People's Money))
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To: Soaring Feather
I found this, which is now just a squeak over three years old. I don't think you've seen it though, so with a little dusting off, it should be almost as good as new.



Ante Up

Once the cards are shuffled,
And handed all around,
That is the hand you’re dealt,
Whatever you have found.

You cannot have do-overs,
Where Life is what is done,
“This ain’t exactly what I want,”
Just means you don’t know fun.

It’s not a game of aces,
Good cards at every turn,
But rather taking what you’ve got,
And applying what you learn.

Life has a way of making,
Good things from the mundane.
A busted flush can sometimes serve,
Who knows what you could gain?

Some think we’re here to master,
A special kind of task.
And maybe what you need to learn,
May not be what you’d ask.

I’d like to be a rich man,
And live a life of ease.
But anyone can do that much,
From school days earning “D”s.

Accepting what you’re getting,
With gratitude’s a plus,
That’s got to be the reason,
Why God puts up with us.


NicknamedBob . . . . . March 24, 2004

11 posted on 03/25/2007 7:48:03 AM PDT by NicknamedBob (I know where I have gone wrong, and I can cite it, chapter and verse.)
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To: Seadog Bytes

Ah and so it is gray here as well.

Nice light house scene, thanks.


12 posted on 03/25/2007 7:49:28 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: NicknamedBob

Good morning Bob. This is a good poem, and you're right I have not seen it.

It sings so well. ;0) Thank you.


13 posted on 03/25/2007 7:51:59 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: NicknamedBob

Very Nice, Bob.   That's a 'keeper' for sure.   Thanks for sharing!

chips
Ante Up

Once the cards are shuffled,
And handed all around,
That is the hand you’re dealt,
Whatever you have found.

You cannot have do-overs,
Where Life is what is done,
“This ain’t exactly what I want,”
Just means you don’t know fun.

It’s not a game of aces,
Good cards at every turn,
But rather taking what you’ve got,
And applying what you learn.

Life has a way of making,
Good things from the mundane.
A busted flush can sometimes serve,
Who knows what you could gain?

Some think we’re here to master,
A special kind of task.
And maybe what you need to learn,
May not be what you’d ask.

I’d like to be a rich man,
And live a life of ease.
But anyone can do that much,
From school days earning “D”s.

Accepting what you’re getting,
With gratitude’s a plus,
That’s got to be the reason,
Why God puts up with us.



NicknamedBob . . . . . March 24, 2004
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1806405/posts?page=11#11


14 posted on 03/25/2007 9:37:53 AM PDT by Seadog Bytes (OPM - The Liberal 'solution' to every societal problem. (Other People's Money))
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To: Soaring Feather; NY Attitude; MEG33; WayzataJOHNN; starbase; Kathy in Alaska; fatima; EsmeraldaA; ..


Bird-talk
 
  A plump, determined, red-breasted
robin took possession of my balcony
this morning and pontificated
from the railing.

“Listen up, you birds,
you people. The man who lives in this house
is a noble man. He leaves me
sunflower seeds.

He lets me sing birdsongs
all day and never
complains when I hit a bad note.”

He’s kind to crows.
He knows bird-talk,
I think. He understands
how hard it is to be a bird.

Some day
I may teach him how to fly.”

Sonny Rainshine



15 posted on 03/25/2007 9:54:24 AM PDT by Lady Jag (A positive attitude will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.)
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To: Soaring Feather

Good morning Soaring Feather. What a slow moving morning for me so far. The 2nd cup of coffeee has not kicked in yet and the cobwebs are refusing to leave.


16 posted on 03/25/2007 10:02:37 AM PDT by NY Attitude (You are responsible for your safety until the arrival of Law Enforcement Officers!)
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To: Lady Jag

Love the poem.


17 posted on 03/25/2007 10:03:57 AM PDT by NY Attitude (You are responsible for your safety until the arrival of Law Enforcement Officers!)
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To: NY Attitude

Ah, has the coffee kicked in yet?? Must be the jet lag yet, and you get to go through it again when you go back. LOL

I was just talking to a friend in sunny Florida, on the Gulf side, just makes me green with envy. LOL


18 posted on 03/25/2007 10:55:48 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Lady Jag
Good afternoon, Lady, superb poem and graphic.
19 posted on 03/25/2007 10:57:34 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Soaring Feather

Barely. You are so right about the jet lag. Your friend probably lives near Pensacola or there abouts.


20 posted on 03/25/2007 11:00:00 AM PDT by NY Attitude (You are responsible for your safety until the arrival of Law Enforcement Officers!)
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To: NY Attitude
She is a traveling artist. Spends the winter in the South. I have been to St. Petersburg, Fl. Loved it there. Went through the Salvador Dali museum. What a treat.
21 posted on 03/25/2007 11:05:44 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Soaring Feather

Cool.


22 posted on 03/25/2007 11:06:51 AM PDT by NY Attitude (You are responsible for your safety until the arrival of Law Enforcement Officers!)
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To: Soaring Feather; Lady Jag
Cobbled together one last Foggy-Sunday-on-the-West-Coast image for you...

...Have a great week!


23 posted on 03/25/2007 12:47:54 PM PDT by Seadog Bytes (OPM - The Liberal 'solution' to every societal problem. (Other People's Money))
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To: Seadog Bytes

Beautiful graphic. I love the Font Face Choice. The graphic is perfect, the poetry is perfect. Thank You.




As for a cloudy day, well, the sky found the sun here and let the sunshine in.


24 posted on 03/25/2007 12:52:51 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Soaring Feather

Graphic: Borrowed off the web...I hope 'Adelia' doesn't mind my tweaking her image to fit the poem. I DID give her a photo credit, even though she might not recognize the photo as hers... now.

Font: It's 'Black Chancery'. Not sure where I got it originally, but it appears you can likely still snag a free copy here if you want it...
http://www.urbanfonts.com/fonts/Black_Chancery.htm
or perhaps here...
http://www.searchfreefonts.com/fonts/b26.htm

...One thing about foggy days... They're good for yard work. ...I'm off to get some mowing done. We're supposed to get rain tomorrow.

Blessings to you and all your 'Lair' friends!


25 posted on 03/25/2007 1:14:32 PM PDT by Seadog Bytes (OPM - The Liberal 'solution' to every societal problem. (Other People's Money))
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To: Lady Jag
Nice,I have a plump one hanging out by the feeder for the last 3 weeks.
26 posted on 03/25/2007 2:16:11 PM PDT by fatima (Shut up Murtha)
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To: All; Soaring Feather; Lady Jag; NY Attitude; starbase; Seadog Bytes; NicknamedBob

Out In The Fields With God
Anonymous

The little cares that fretted me
I lost them yesterday
Among the fields, above the sea,
Among the winds at play,
Among the lowing of the herds,
The rustling of the trees,
Among the singing of the birds,
The humming of the bees.

The foolish fears of what might happen,
I cast them all away,
Among the clover-scented grass,
Among the new-mown hay,
Among the husking of the corn,
Where drowsy poppies nod,
Where ill thoughts die and good are born--
Out in the fields with God.

~~~
~Wishing The Lair A Sunday Filled With Blessings~

27 posted on 03/25/2007 2:33:10 PM PDT by MEG33 (GOD BLESS OUR ARMED FORCES.)
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To: Soaring Feather; All
Good Sunday to The Dragonflies' Lair, ms feather and Lairites.


Blessed Assurance


28 posted on 03/25/2007 2:42:38 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ God Bless and Protect Our Brave Protectors of Freedom~)
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To: Soaring Feather; All
Good Sunday to The Dragonflies' Lair.


The Blackwood Brothers Quartet ~ Way Up In Glory Land


29 posted on 03/25/2007 2:49:41 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ God Bless and Protect Our Brave Protectors of Freedom~)
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To: Soaring Feather; All
Good Sunday to The Dragonflies' Lair.


The Blackwood Brothers Quartet ~ The Heartbeat


30 posted on 03/25/2007 2:54:06 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ God Bless and Protect Our Brave Protectors of Freedom~)
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To: Seadog Bytes



See it Through
 
  When you're up against a trouble,
Meet it squarely, face to face;
Lift your chin and set your shoulders,
Plant your feet and take a brace.
When it's vain to try to dodge it,
Do the best that you can do;
You may fail, but you may conquer,
See it through!
Black may be the clouds about you
And your future may seem grim,
But don't let your nerve desert you;
Keep yourself in fighting trim.
If the worst is bound to happen,
Spite of all that you can do,
Running from it will not save you,
See it through!

Even hope may seem but futile,
When with troubles you're beset,
But remember you are facing
Just what other men have met.
You may fail, but fall still fighting;
Don't give up, whate'er you do;
Eyes front, head high to the finish.
See it through!

Edgar Albert Guest


31 posted on 03/25/2007 3:26:24 PM PDT by Lady Jag (A positive attitude will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.)
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To: Lady Jag

VERY nice, M'Lady!!!


32 posted on 03/25/2007 4:16:55 PM PDT by Seadog Bytes (OPM - The Liberal 'solution' to every societal problem. (Other People's Money))
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To: Soaring Feather; All
Good Sunday to The Dragonflies' Lair.


The Blackwood Brothers Quartet ~ Zion's Hill


33 posted on 03/25/2007 4:45:09 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ God Bless and Protect Our Brave Protectors of Freedom~)
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To: Soaring Feather; All
Good Sunday to The Dragonflies' Lair.


The Blackwood Brothers Quartet ~ Sawdust & Folding Chairs


34 posted on 03/25/2007 4:48:09 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ God Bless and Protect Our Brave Protectors of Freedom~)
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To: MEG33

Thank you MEG33 for the lovely poem and graphic.


35 posted on 03/25/2007 4:56:21 PM PDT by NY Attitude (You are responsible for your safety until the arrival of Law Enforcement Officers!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Thank you Kathy in Alaska for the inspirational music.


36 posted on 03/25/2007 4:57:12 PM PDT by NY Attitude (You are responsible for your safety until the arrival of Law Enforcement Officers!)
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To: NY Attitude

You're welcome.....I'm glad you enjoy it. It gets your heart pumping.


37 posted on 03/25/2007 5:07:20 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ God Bless and Protect Our Brave Protectors of Freedom~)
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To: MEG33
Meg, this graphic and poem are truly beautiful, thank you.
38 posted on 03/25/2007 5:08:06 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Kathy, the selections are beautiful, thank you. I am listening to Blessed Assurance one of my favorites.

Hope you have had a restful weekend. *HUGS*


39 posted on 03/25/2007 5:09:47 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Soaring Feather

Not very restful, but happily productive. *HUGS*


40 posted on 03/25/2007 5:10:46 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ God Bless and Protect Our Brave Protectors of Freedom~)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

I was afraid of that. I guess you are happy with the progress so it's fine with me. LOL


41 posted on 03/25/2007 5:12:02 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Lady Jag

Lady, the graphic for "See it Through" is really great.






42 posted on 03/25/2007 5:14:46 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Soaring Feather
Almost all Easter boxes on their way, and some planning on the new space. AND a few things out. ..LOL! 3 more inches of snow, but most melted. Yesterday was beautiful and sunny, today pretty cloudy, but the sun is trying to come out. Did your snow melt? Dry ground?


43 posted on 03/25/2007 5:17:09 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ God Bless and Protect Our Brave Protectors of Freedom~)
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To: NY Attitude; Kathy in Alaska; All

You're welcome;NYA.
Happy Sunday;Kathy

.I have cut some pink dogwood to enjoy inside and have done a bit of pruning..Butterflies are flying high above to the photinia "tree" blossoms..and it looks like we may get a little much needed rain.


44 posted on 03/25/2007 5:18:23 PM PDT by MEG33 (GOD BLESS OUR ARMED FORCES.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

The snow has melted but we are not warming up. Cloudy most of the day, heat is running.

Our temps were in the 40s today, warmer than yours.


45 posted on 03/25/2007 5:22:30 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Oh great on the Easter boxes thank you so much.


46 posted on 03/25/2007 5:23:20 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: All



47 posted on 03/25/2007 5:25:34 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

HUGS..I took the weekend off from the Paper Chase.I am enoying the cake I baked. I am my biggest fan..LOL


48 posted on 03/25/2007 5:25:40 PM PDT by MEG33 (GOD BLESS OUR ARMED FORCES.)
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To: Soaring Feather

Thank you..(((Hugs)))


49 posted on 03/25/2007 5:32:10 PM PDT by MEG33 (GOD BLESS OUR ARMED FORCES.)
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To: MEG33

What better fan in the world..... d:o) I've tackled a couple small paper chase projects and finished one...


50 posted on 03/25/2007 5:36:27 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ God Bless and Protect Our Brave Protectors of Freedom~)
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