The Fifty Cent Tour

Monday, July 4, 2011

freedom's quilt

Wheat Field with Rising Sun, Vincent Van Gogh, 1889
Courtesy of Tess Kincaid for Magpie Tales

sunflower dawn
pulled through 
the eye of a needle
a chore for the living
a feast for the spirit
a gift for the soul

Rene ~ July 4th, 2011


31 comments:

  1. "A gift to the living." Indeed. : )

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  2. nice...i am particularly fond of sunflowers as well...

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  3. A many faceted offering you've made...

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  4. Very pretty. The word chore threw me a bit, but I think I know where you were headed. And it has a wonderful phonetic flow.

    Cheers,

    Casey

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  5. Deft work with the needle image, short and succinct.

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  6. One of my favourites for this particular Magpie.

    Word verification = reneot

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  7. Rene, I'm so glad I found you by way of my good buddy, Fragrant Liar. Having read some of your poems and your "few words about me," I can say that you are exactly my definition of a most excellent writer ... with the approach to writing that every writer should take! Fearless, uncensored, poignant! You're on my blog list and I'll be checking in faithfully!

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  8. thank you all for taking a break from your vacation day to read my stuff!
    mighty nice of you :)

    @Casey, creating a tapestry ( not unlike writing) can sometimes be a test to one's spirit. It can become a bit of a chore :)

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  9. Well done. Really like it.

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  10. Love this...It's almost a psalm!

    Rick

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  11. I was a quilter in a former life (now I knit). Quilting IS a chore and a feast and a gift.

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  12. Simply quilted together beautifully. Smiles.

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  13. what dreams one would have under such a quilt! lovely poem

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  14. beautiful take on prompt...xxxj

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  15. Wow this is absolutely stunning!

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  16. WOW - I mean really, WOW! I think this is my favorite! Just amazing. Kudos Renee, and thanks.

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  17. ... may I add magnificent? It is.

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  18. I must need nap. This tiny poem seems so heavy on me. Too much holiday, maybe.

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  19. Such a brief write, yet so beautiful!

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  20. Simple. Beautiful. I love this, Rene.

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  21. Aaahhh.. lovely!! And so snug.. I just feel like cuddling under this warm quilt..

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  22. Sometimes less is so much more. Well done, Rene!

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  23. Bravo Rene - a work of art in itself.

    Anna :o]

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  24. can't you just suck ONE TIME??



    As usual - A +


    x

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  25. Short and sweet and to the point. It's all there and I love it, maybe more so being a needlework person.

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