The Fifty Cent Tour

Monday, May 9, 2011

simply francis



on every wing
a blessing
and a home
in the purity of the air


for every savage,
hungry wolf
forgiveness and a feast
fit for a lost soul
returned home


and to every brother
perfect and imperfect
a simple song of gratitude
for providing the means
in which to walk
the way of truth

Rene ~ May 2011
for Magpie Tales

27 comments:

  1. Rene, The first and last line both uplift. This piece is a gift.

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  2. amen.

    now which verses of the hymn should we sing today...smiles.

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  3. A trifecta of bright images, my favorite is the first, carrying the heart into the flight.

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  4. This was lovely, I enjoyed your poem.

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  5. Beautiful. Very touching, moving and inspiring. Such a smooth, real presentation. LIKED it!

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  6. a religious poem which I can accept as poetic.
    I like this very much.

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  7. I've joined your band of followers. it's that damned 'a few words about yourself' that's done it.

    Pathetic, I know.

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  8. Oh yes! St Francis and I walk hand in hand. I appreciate your wise reference to his beatitude.

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  9. Rene,
    Simply Francis is simply lovely.

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  10. The way of truth is paved with stones and briars. They need love and compassion, too.

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  11. I love that simple song of gratitude.

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  12. loved the whole thing- perfect for the prompt

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  13. Reads like a prayer - just lovely Renee.

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  14. Dreaming Assisi,
    Gratitude in every song
    She has written truth

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  15. sweet and yummy words.
    lovely magpie.

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  16. Aww, Rene. :-) Such graceful -- and gracious -- peace in your words.

    Pearl

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  17. Really enjoyed this piece. This reveals such a good attitude, in a fresh style.

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  18. Heartwarming. Delightful little lift.

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  19. A perfect poem for St. Francis. Well done, Renee. And thank you for stopping by too. Always a a pleasure. As it is, I left you a comment there. Do check it out when you have time. :)

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  20. Giving blessings can't be bad...

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