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Discussion in 'Spiritual Poems' started by erikestabrook, Oct 9, 2012.



    erikestabrook JPiC Premium VIP Member

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    Rest then reach, rest than reach,
    As are the toils of the mountain climber,
    Neither action can be interrupted,
    If I should find myself waste deep in mud or
    Gaining frost by a bitter wind,
    I will rest then reach
    The only other way is giving in.
    by Erik Estabrook
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    Such a great poem Erik. And a wonderful philosophy that can be applied to life. Rest and reach.
    Loved your poem and look forward to reading more of your poem.
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    Love the word espoused here in your poem E: determination!
    Rest then reach. Striving towards the pinnacle of something great. Determined not to let this huge task overwhelm. Maybe even stubbornly so, as to never give up. This is an inspirational piece and I thank you for sharing it!

    J.


    Posted By MsJacquiiC | Oct 15, 2012
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    Hi Erik,:peace:
    Your short poem shows determination, just like Ms. Jacquii states.
    You really master alliteration with a special poetic taste.
    Thank you for sharing your poetic talent with the world, Erik!
    Greetings & Blessings,
    Poet Starry.:giftrose:


    Posted By stardust | Oct 21, 2012
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    Beautiful. I really like it. perfect it remind me that winters coming soon


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    This piece is like an alarm clock for sleepwalkers... very enlightening piece Erik.:thumbsup:

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    Posted By LE00EL | Oct 26, 2012
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    Nice phrase!


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    erikestabrook JPiC Premium VIP Member

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    thank you Wind, I've been in three record blizzards, so yeah I had to do allot of rest, reaching, and so forth,
    in South Dakota, I ventured out into snow once where I'd fall in neck deep, push out and take a step and then fall in neck deep again

    erikestabrook JPiC Premium VIP Member

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    thank you LE00EL, I like that phrase as well, the phrase works for advocacy as well, I had some interesting responses from those I advocate with and their interps
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    Haha,i wouldn't know to much about blizzard since i live in Texas.But it sound fun.


    Posted By Wind | Oct 29, 2012
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    Ah - the "other" T state LOL
    Hopefully we get a lot of snow here in Tennessee this year. I love snow. Makes ya feel like a kid again - having snow angel contests, skiing in Gatlinburg, snow cream and the like. Gotta love it. Even if it's bitter - there's always layers and in-doors LOL
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    Encouraging and definitely something we need to keep in our head to keep our personel fires burning least we burn out before our time.. encouraging!
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    Posted By JONATHAN | Nov 5, 2012
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    Beautiful Erik..... as always it epitomizes the struggle one has within. You have that Determination that makes everyone know Just how special your work is. I Love your writing.


    Posted By Mysty | Nov 11, 2012
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