I make this wish for you, starchild, oh daughter of Tempest and Thunder!

May your cradle faintly rock-a-bye even in the wildest, most vicious winds!

May the waters;  oceans, rivers and seas, before you, split asunder.

May the heavens shine on you, may you grow a set of wings

and may you spread them and surely take to the skies and soar!

May every soft snow flake clad your dainty toes in beaming white,

and may you grow a lionesse's golden mane and mighty roar!

May every day be warm, every dawn ember, may every night be bright,

May the falling hail turn into pearls inside your rosy little palm!

May all fairy tales come true and may you have a happy "forevermore"!

may the feral imps in the Earth's gut be kept sheepish and calm.

May the big bad wolves grow remorseful, kneel down and guard your door

may tyrrants', villains' and wicked witches' lust for vengeance yield

and may my love be your iron-wrought, silver-gilded impenetrable sheild!

◄ The Wonder of Us

In a Dream ►


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Mae Foreman

Wed 24th Apr 2019 09:50

Thank you Frances! Actually that last line was the quintessential of the piece. I had that phrase in my mind and I wove the poem around it!
Thank you for getting my message?

Frances Macaulay Forde

Tue 23rd Apr 2019 18:56

Beautiful, Mae. Every word, but especially:

"...may my love be your iron-wrought, silver-gilded impenetrable shield!"

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Mae Foreman

Tue 23rd Apr 2019 18:20

Thank you dear Heart! ?

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Heart of Lead

Tue 23rd Apr 2019 01:50

You really have outdone yourself here. So beautiful. I'm enthralled.

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Mae Foreman

Sun 14th Apr 2019 20:20

Thank you so much sweet Jason! I don't know about perfection but it did come from the heart. ?

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Jason Bayliss

Sun 14th Apr 2019 20:05

That is just breathtaking Mae. Sometimes we write something that is perfect, for me this is it.

J. x

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Mae Foreman

Fri 12th Apr 2019 08:43

Thank you so much Mona! ?

mona s

Fri 12th Apr 2019 03:47

So beautifully crafted and full of love.. Superb Mae..

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Mae Foreman

Thu 11th Apr 2019 21:02

Thank you so much Keith, Dorothy and Jon! My best friend just had a little girl and I already love her so much! It's my wish for her! Thank you all?

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Jon Stainsby

Thu 11th Apr 2019 20:57

Wonderful, Mae.

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Thu 11th Apr 2019 20:27

This is so beautiful


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keith jeffries

Thu 11th Apr 2019 20:22


You have really excelled yourself with this poem. I was captivated by every line. Fabulously descriptive and thoughtfully crafted. Very well done.

Thank you

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