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by Fay Slimm
Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY FAY
Replies: 4
Views: 3344

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY FAY

Thank you all so much for the kind greetings on my special day - - feeling very blessed - - my birthday was spent with a walk in the welcome sun with Tessa before a yumm beach-restaurant lunch.
by Fay Slimm
Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Winter Solitude.
Replies: 3
Views: 2725

Re: Winter Solitude.

Thank you dear Stella and Ken for the perceptive comments - we all need the comfort of Spring when winter loss has done its worst.
by Fay Slimm
Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Winter Solitude.
Replies: 3
Views: 2725

Winter Solitude.

Winter Solitude. We, looking to "now" ..........................may see icy goodbyes. Cold can scribe lonely, ...............................but for only a while. The " now " has no ..........................special seasonal timing. Winter sounds saddest ...........................
by Fay Slimm
Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Summer Clings (Choka)
Replies: 13
Views: 6960

Re: Summer Clings (Choka)

You capture the season's tenacity so well with this interesting form Cindy - love the feel of summer clinging and "snared on random boughs" - great read.
by Fay Slimm
Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Passing by (Haiku)
Replies: 5
Views: 3586

Re: Passing by (Haiku)

A lovely haiku Ken - great first line which breathes its young sunlit scene over a top-coat wintery day here.
by Fay Slimm
Tue May 03, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Abandon.
Replies: 2
Views: 1924

Abandon.

Abandon. Such a beautiful thing is a shell, floating it sings 'tho half-empty, sculptured for strength in excess of accents or patterns an ecstasy with wave-lovers has undressed its close-partnered togetherness. Oh shell of beauty, gone forever your wholeness but in a sea-bed still white your gliste...
by Fay Slimm
Thu Apr 28, 2016 2:24 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Meant Thanks.
Replies: 3
Views: 2304

Meant Thanks.

Oh Light, you travel so fast, invisibly cladding this planet in change which nothing can hinder, altering colourless night-hue you, in an eye's flick gilt sea's face, reveal distance, you, more than that touch land in filigree-silver, melting black fingers of mist netting dune's grass and more than ...
by Fay Slimm
Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:03 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Beauty's Way.
Replies: 3
Views: 2358

Beauty's Way.

Beauty's Way. Lost in dense night of idle imaginings when drowning in false thinking's dark abyss find Beauty who kindly restores intent to climb back to reality. Beauty hides in season's events, she lurks behind every bird-melody, shares with listeners her voice in streams, whispers in rustling lea...
by Fay Slimm
Thu Apr 21, 2016 5:59 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Early Morning Love
Replies: 4
Views: 2388

Re: Early Morning Love

Romantic yet filled with sad reflection - a very appealing read Chris. So pleased you are posting here on Just For You Poetry.
by Fay Slimm
Thu Apr 21, 2016 5:56 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2016 - Spring Is A Time For......
Replies: 3
Views: 2261

Re: 2016 - Spring Is A Time For......

Spring seen, understood and delivered with expertise in the field of imagery - - well done Seema.
by Fay Slimm
Thu Apr 21, 2016 5:54 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Sonnet: My friend, I do not know which way to look
Replies: 3
Views: 2251

Re: Sonnet: My friend, I do not know which way to look

A perfect description of love lost Chris - - this sonnet deserves to be read and digested for presentation and expert delivery.
by Fay Slimm
Sun Jan 24, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: With The Warm Summer Sun on His Face
Replies: 5
Views: 2551

Re: With The Warm Summer Sun on His Face

Glad I caught this one Tom - - a good place to go to find inspiration as this poem shows. Delightful read.
by Fay Slimm
Sun Jan 24, 2016 2:12 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY FAY
Replies: 4
Views: 2592

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY FAY

Thank you dear friends - how warming those birthday wishes are to me. Hugs as always - from Fay xxxx
by Fay Slimm
Mon Dec 14, 2015 10:19 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Farside's Face.
Replies: 6
Views: 3135

Re: The Farside's Face.

Thank you dear Stella - I am looking forward to reading your new selection of poetry too. Greetings from Cornwall for the festive season and for the coming New Year.
by Fay Slimm
Sun Dec 13, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Farside's Face.
Replies: 6
Views: 3135

The Farside's Face.

The wish of a painter or poet is to present perceptive emotion by noting and transposing awe at night's vividly vaulted scene dripping metaphor, musing on whether wind could ever be worded yet seeing grassland as more than green. As an alchemist with no interest in gold takes up better investment, ...
by Fay Slimm
Sun Dec 13, 2015 6:53 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Candle's Burning Low
Replies: 7
Views: 3265

Re: The Candle's Burning Low

Wonderfully inspiring work as always dear friend.
by Fay Slimm
Sun Dec 13, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Take me back.
Replies: 6
Views: 3209

Re: Take me back.

A beautiful picture of family life back then - - wishing for times when happiness flourished. A lovely read..
by Fay Slimm
Sun Dec 13, 2015 6:47 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - Golden Bridge of Memories
Replies: 3
Views: 2336

Re: 2015 - Golden Bridge of Memories

Colouring life with our own choices comes through so well in this eloquent text dear Seema - -wishing you all these wonderful happenings and more. Thank you for sharing this firm resolution.
by Fay Slimm
Wed Oct 28, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - Continue This Journey
Replies: 3
Views: 2446

Re: 2015 - Continue This Journey

Nicely rendered Seema - - this expression of life's journey is a good reminder of what we should all be aiming at. Thank you for sharing the excitement of striving after the meaning of true success.
by Fay Slimm
Wed Oct 28, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Giant Sequoia
Replies: 5
Views: 2953

Re: The Giant Sequoia

A tree to remember once seen and a great reminder here Rick of its magnificence.
by Fay Slimm
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:50 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Merely
Replies: 5
Views: 2536

Re: Merely

You describe the true poet so well here Tom - - good write.
by Fay Slimm
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:49 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: What is love...?
Replies: 5
Views: 2645

Re: What is love...?

Your pen describes love well here - - true love is all these wonderful things.
by Fay Slimm
Mon Oct 26, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Live Silver.
Replies: 3
Views: 2337

Live Silver.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5605/15703009542_a5069efb1c.jpg Herring boats puffing patched sails, raw hands at tillers, barbarous gulls riding high waves, chasing live silver. Fishing nets heaving with catches, storm on the horizon, battening down the heavy hatches until port hoves in sight. Kniv...
by Fay Slimm
Sun Oct 11, 2015 7:57 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Hearts Wept.
Replies: 4
Views: 2508

Hearts Wept.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7229/7004343413_6c76e5d3dd_z.jpg Remembering S.W.B. (1949-2013) Two years today Chris was taken. Like a shuttle in lace-makers' fingers the thread has flown, the bubble burst. Time ended when sand that had lingered trickled too fast as the hourglass upturn...
by Fay Slimm
Tue Sep 29, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: LOOKING INSIDE.
Replies: 3
Views: 2237

LOOKING INSIDE.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1255/4595465166_1135a3ef49_z.jpg Through the pale pink morning as autumn day was unfolding I walked the tidal reach, bare feet exploring diamanté grains of golden sand on dewy beach, trying to understand the meaning of soul. Is it the spirit hiding nearby us, the core...
by Fay Slimm
Tue Sep 29, 2015 9:17 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Secrets.
Replies: 5
Views: 2786

Re: Secrets.

Wonderful rhyming in this verse of wise lines - Thanks for sharing such an inspirational poem with us David.
by Fay Slimm
Mon Sep 21, 2015 9:55 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: For Thee.
Replies: 6
Views: 2884

For Thee.

Beneath fearsome tides of life's shocking seas. Beside powerful breakers 'mid unsunk grief. Between surprise floods from provocative fate, Faith, Hope and I, for thee will be waiting. Across time-frosted floors of wet-eyed sighs. Along unfulfilled corridors where loss arises. Astride destin...
by Fay Slimm
Mon Sep 07, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Lake Ballet.
Replies: 2
Views: 2062

Lake Ballet.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1398/1418157562_061ea7990a.jpg Lake Ballet. A-top the lake today splayed dot-dancing nets of flickering sparkly bright gems, sun and breeze playing duet I stood entranced as pool teemed with life. Ducks having fun with liquid glass created diamanté gleams. Movement...
by Fay Slimm
Mon Sep 07, 2015 9:25 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Snake
Replies: 5
Views: 2685

Re: Snake

Can relate to this one Rick - though now long ago I encouraged that viper and felt the same shame. A good read.
by Fay Slimm
Mon Sep 07, 2015 9:22 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: When you were in my arms...
Replies: 4
Views: 2552

Re: When you were in my arms...

So warm all through with a bitter-sweet ending - thank you David for sharing this wonderful love story.
by Fay Slimm
Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:54 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The smile
Replies: 6
Views: 2940

Re: The smile

Such a warm expressive description of a beautiful woman - - your pen paints the picture of love's captivation so well Rick.
by Fay Slimm
Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: On Higher Ground
Replies: 4
Views: 2482

Re: On Higher Ground

A blessed place to try to achieve is that higher ground your verse so engagingly describes my friend - a delightful read.
by Fay Slimm
Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Moonlight Ripples
Replies: 2
Views: 1894

Re: Moonlight Ripples

Oh Stella -- so inviting a calm sea at night - - I have always wanted to go skinny dipping in the moonlight - - such a romantic read.
by Fay Slimm
Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:39 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Old Bennington, Vermont
Replies: 2
Views: 1718

Re: Old Bennington, Vermont

So vivid your penned picture of your beautiful countryside that I felt I was seeing for real those maples turning. Great read.
by Fay Slimm
Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:36 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Thick and Thin
Replies: 2
Views: 1939

Re: Thick and Thin

So good to see you back posting again Steve - have missed my moments of giggles while reading your work. Shall remember these two whacky sisters ......... ha ha .
by Fay Slimm
Fri Aug 28, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Tears Interfere.
Replies: 3
Views: 2244

Tears Interfere.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5568/14804921653_046911ef7b_h.jpg No verdant-edged bay covered with sand tells of the happenings when pitiless man sailed indifferent ships laden with cuffed lovers, husbands and strong sons enough to build with intent the Slave-Trade abuse. No sign left of iron hood ...
by Fay Slimm
Fri Aug 21, 2015 7:33 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: And the Cat came back
Replies: 5
Views: 2619

Re: And the Cat came back

Oh what a delightful account of finding Chapati again - -your friend Kate would have been over the moon after four sad months thinking him lost - -your story had me holding my breath with wonder that Chapati had found his way home. Thanks for sharing this happy ending Sandra.
by Fay Slimm
Tue Aug 18, 2015 6:42 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Shadows.
Replies: 7
Views: 3782

Shadows.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8488/8178876214_04b1ba4e13_b.jpg It is loneliness, buffered by stillness gives the dark edge to shadow. Companionship, stretching to give, opens exchange of locked souls. To dance without movement burdens when limbs are never relieved. Hunger for laughter demands to b...
by Fay Slimm
Sat Aug 15, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: The Naga Sage
Replies: 4
Views: 2869

Re: The Naga Sage

Beauty indeed is hidden within - a fine read to remind us that searching for peace is the way - thanks for posting this Prashant
by Fay Slimm
Sat Aug 15, 2015 5:45 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Reforming
Replies: 4
Views: 2604

Re: Reforming

Takes some doing Tom this bloomin' reforming when things have been moved to inaccessible places. Have been there and feel for the time it takes to appreciate the before and after.
by Fay Slimm
Tue Aug 04, 2015 9:26 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Like Flowers ~ a haibun
Replies: 9
Views: 3772

Re: Like Flowers ~ a haibun

A heart-touching array of beautiful words Stella and with such inspiring imagery.
by Fay Slimm
Tue Aug 04, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - Hear Your Soul's Whisper
Replies: 3
Views: 2022

Re: 2015 - Hear Your Soul's Whisper

How inspiring these fine words dear Seema - -to "hear your soul's whisper" is all we need for a more peaceful approach to life's challenges. - a lovely read.
by Fay Slimm
Tue Aug 04, 2015 9:21 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Old Friends Photos on Face book
Replies: 4
Views: 2546

Re: Old Friends Photos on Face book

A blast from the past as your verse reminds can sometimes be surprising in both ways Tom - I went to a reunion of my final year's class after a couple of decades and wondered how a a few had kept looking so much like the school photograph we all had taken as students - - yet others had dwindled to g...
by Fay Slimm
Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:38 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: My Favourite Place
Replies: 2
Views: 1725

Re: My Favourite Place

Memories hold us in such good stead Stella - a lovely reminder to search for that special "soft and gentle place" where we can keep them forever at hand.
by Fay Slimm
Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: 2015 - Being A Family Means....
Replies: 3
Views: 2085

Re: 2015 - Being A Family Means....

Oh Seema - this is so well crafted with encouragement in every line - - surely one of the best family tributes as it outlines the many positive ways we can contribute to family harmony.
by Fay Slimm
Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:21 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Fruity Obsession. (Part 1)
Replies: 3
Views: 2299

Fruity Obsession. (Part 1)

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6176/6200800441_e0bb046f93_b.jpg The Plum. How by high summer does one shake of a tree drop ripest of fructus addiction on me ? Pregnant with juice a just-ready plum bulges with produce for sensual indulgence. Clad in plump satin-smooth skin divas yield bloom in pleth...
by Fay Slimm
Sat Jul 25, 2015 5:29 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Another Bloody Christmas
Replies: 4
Views: 2408

Re: Another Bloody Christmas

Oh Steve this raises such needed questions and brings a great wrench to any reader who cares Your humorous rhymes are full of smiles yet your compassionate heart is in the right place my friend - - such sad lines yet beautifully written.
by Fay Slimm
Fri Jul 17, 2015 8:41 am
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Strange Attraction.
Replies: 3
Views: 2221

Strange Attraction.

[url=https://flic.kr/p/fxh2ba] https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5504/9542931873_d983f1b483_b.jpg When I notice ripe head-fulls of blue thistles fevers begin for long-lost fields. Orbs on long thin-dagger stems haunt my former recall of thorned prickle-seeds. Summer's rattle-fun magic from cups...
by Fay Slimm
Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Sleepy Heads
Replies: 4
Views: 2279

Re: Sleepy Heads

This is absolutely beautiful Stella - has to be one of your best and wish I could Recommend. I love the form you use too.
by Fay Slimm
Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: Community Poems
Topic: Seven Weeks In
Replies: 3
Views: 2520

Re: Seven Weeks In

Can feel for you Tom - - the same things happened here a few years ago and you think it will never end. Chin up though - - it does and you will look back and laugh at the chaos............... good to hear you are writing the frustration out though my friend.

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