by: JP Leddy
Air filling expanding my lungs
inflating my muscles
stretching my toes
quickening my mind
clarifying my vision
into colors that quench my thirst
for the something more
where imagination meets creation
where love erupts intelligence’s passion
my spirit is ALIVE
My heart pumps out not blood, but
Submitted to Poets Rally Week 33
- What are you thankful for? (kathybrakhage.blogspot.com)
- “Thank You, Veterans” and related posts (true-blood.net)
- Sending Out Thank-You Cards (homedesign.marthastewart.com)
- Craft Out Your Thankfulness (valuebookshop.com)
- Try This: ThankThank Notes. Making it easy to send hand-written thank you notes (thenextweb.com)
beautiful reminder to be thankful for each and every minute;)
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your gratitude is obvious.
Love, love, love this one. Uplifting, creative, well done!
wow this is so refreshing! i love your new, unique form as well. thanks for spreading sunshine, JP. ;o)
😀 sweet, truly reminds me of how thankful we should be 🙂 check mines out when u have the time!
Jon-Paul–this is lovely, free-flowing and makes me happy. Thank you.
Mine is here: http://liv2write2day.wordpress.com/2010/11/17/jingles-poetry-rally-thanksgiving/
very uplifting feeling free, nice poemhttp://words4afriend.wordpress.com/2010/11/17/shake-it-loose-let-it-fall/
i really like the form that used. refreshing and creative!
beautiful colorful thankful for the heart for hsaring this wonderful write.
–Someone is Special–
colorful! I love colors and you make it so beautiful and wonderful!=D
Drifting through it~~~
This poem brightened my day. Thanks for a nice read.
Polluted….I hope the brightness continues.
Very clever layout and use of colours! And nice to read a ‘happy’ poem!!
Oh dear, mine isn’t… http://jessicasjapes.wordpress.com/2010/11/18/dark-severance/
I like the way you colored the words, each sentence different shade and color and so the words too … they are lovely!
Happiness inspires variety, Scent!
This is so creative!
Aww…Thanks, Heather 🙂
I like music and looking for news about music. If I get it, I will post to my blog, and sometime bookmark the site.
A perfect time to be thankful. So thank you for reminding me.
You are welcome, Dan…Tis the season.
Freedom and thankfulness make an exhilarating combination. Much joy of life in your poem.
I love what you wrote, Hedgewitch.
Oh very nice! So important to be thankful, and appreciative for people who challenge us to become better, as well!
My rally offering: http://shawnbird.com/2010/11/19/snow-haiku/
Thank you so much, Shawn!
This is just beautiful!The different colors of the words made it real lovely!Great style,indeed.And truly creative!
Thankful we’ve met!Thanks for dropping by on my side,too!
You are welcome, June!
Your poem is colourful and the format is creative. Very interesting.
I appreciate your comments so much.
Tis the time of year to express the joys, the thanks, the good cheer…interesting format, though I must say the lime green made my eyes twinge! Creative and gracious bit of writing though, thoughtful and smile-inducing. Well done!
Love your frank comments…LOL
wonderful message ! loved the colors here 🙂
Love the style and the positive message of this poem!
Dear the beat of my drum,
Glad you felt it.
Fun & full of life– nice write!
I am feeling life.
My first time to observe this kind of poem
Love this and we should be thankful every moment.
You are so right about being thankful.
Wow! now this was something amazing! really enjoyed this yoga like tranquil post 🙂
I love the yoga reference. Thanks.
Love the words, the format, the colors..thank you!
Thank you so much.
Colourful words and equally beatiful thoughts! nicely done 🙂
I appreciate your comments.
so much life and energy in your words! they seem to shine 🙂
Thank you for your thoughtful comments.
This is lovely, uplifting, and hopeful. I especially liked the colors and the form of the piece.
I love when you visit and comment on my work.
very sweet and inspirational.
Sorry, I posted your URL back to you… here is mine =)
Thanks so much, Drew!
this couldn’t be any more true….i think every one should be this grateful for living….the air we breathe, the beat in our hearts, are all so precious…thanks for sharing ❤
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Bright and beautiful…the words and the thought!! Awesome!!
Sometimes, just saying a simple ‘thank you’ makes one feel soooo nice about everything… I think this poem expresses that feeling very well..
Thanks for this lovely piece, JP..
Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
a great reminder…thank u:) btw love the layout:)
this poem is invigorating. I love the way you used space and color as well as words to convey more than an emotion.
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