read 'tween the lines

read 'tween the lines

A Poem by Frieda P
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Take each sentiment,
     twist at your own discretion
  a cathartic inquisition
   can grasp timely translations,
  bend them aptly to suit your
           own disaster's rhyme
  turns on a dime in 
           perspectives's intuition,
  everybody knows the
     ideas are simply overstated 
       and liberally conjugated 
   words read surreptitiously
          'tween the paraphrased lines
  aimless paths amidst seaweed petals
                  & wildflower drifts
   where horizons breathe to expand,
       & rush meets lush tranquility's rhythm






“The appearance of things changes according to the emotions; and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves.”    Khalil Gibran



© 2014 Frieda P



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Frieda P

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ah ha, a philosophical poem from you Frieda... And music too, "I got nothing left to prove... to you" "a wildflower"...

I liked the feel of these words as I read them, they were like a "daisy in as field of roses" (from the song), or "wildflower drifts" (your words, which I found nicely "conjugated" by the way)... even in poetry, metaphor and image, there is reality, and it is either true or not, someone has twisted the meaning and intent of your words... hopefully I have not done this with this poem Frieda, missed the point...

you don't have to read between the lines to know that "wildflowers (and their drift)" are beautiful because they are "wild"... anyway, you know sometimes I go all over the place as I read your poetry Frieda...


Posted 3 Years Ago


2 of 2 people found this review constructive.

Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Doing the happy dance to your sweet words Curt....



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Is this your answer to MusicaMania's challenge in our group? It's terrific. So delightfully ambiguous, but purely penned inspiration. Be sure to post your answers to the challenges on the group page too!

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Frieda P

3 Years Ago

No, just something that was looming in my head for a while, thanks Momzilla.
MomzillaNC

3 Years Ago

Well, it works for the challenge too! Sweet!
Thank you for introducing me to the good music. I added her to my favorite. I loved how you used the words. Beautiful use of thoughts led the reader to something to think about. Thank you for sharing the excellent poetry.
Coyote

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Jazz'd you enjoyed John, she's new to me too, thanks so much for your kind words my friend.
Coyote Poetry

3 Years Ago

I liked her voice also. Always a pleasure to read your thoughts.
Read between the lines huh! ok let's have a look...................................................................................................................................................................................yep! I see it, its your shopping list for dinner tonight!!!maybe I'm a bit shallow I guess but I do love your work dear, hope you are ok :)

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Ha did I leave that in there, I meant to edit that part out, you're a loon hon....but a cute one. ;).. read more
R Smith

3 Years Ago

Aw! thanks babe, your so cute too, much love and a bag of peas please :)
Extraordinary....everyone interprets writings differently, it may vary from the writer's intentions.nevertheless it is what the reader gleans from the piece...and feels the effect..like the wildflower drift where horizons breathe to expand...love that

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Thanks so much Fran, jazz'd you enjoyed this one....
Ok so please don't hate me. In my defense I was watching some random guy on tv attempt to rap, but I think your poem would work much better as one :P In all seriousness, I found this truly engaging. The words flowed with poetic elegancy. True emotional sentiment lay in your words. I really enjoyed this. Hope my sillyness doesn't offend you. I get like that when I stay up past my bed time... :D

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Briana O'Connor

3 Years Ago

I got a few hours...:D
Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Apparently not enough lol
Briana O'Connor

3 Years Ago

sleep is for squares :D
I love reading poems and interpreting the way I do. I know that I may not always get the message, or the idea the writer set out to achieve, but I don't blame a writer for that, I blame the way I read.

I thoroughly enjoy your crafty writing. I also enjoy the little extra's like the song...so wonderful...I hope that one day my writing can flourish and be something as gracious as yours my friend.

Thank you for this wonderful poem.... :)

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Sometimes the poet doesn't even know where they're going, I think that's the real beauty of poetry, .. read more
we can wear many mask when we write..it's the ones that intrigue the most that have peeking reflective interpretations of what hides beneath...I love this and the jarring effect phonically incites the reader to keep going on all the way to the end, like the words "surreptitiously and "aimless paths amidst seaweed petals & wildflower drifts"..which have a big picture origin from something that keeps growing and going... you invite the reader to connect to your verbal well of knowledge which is a soothing finality to the spirited ending human found placement in nature alignment leads to peace.. excellent

Posted 3 Years Ago


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Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Thanks mojo, for your ever poetic reviews, brought a huge smile to my face....
Sick people are not supposed to write this good Mrs.R...I don't know how you do this, but judging by the swift responses to it, I am clearly not alone in that belief...it sounds like the gripe of a poet whose work is interpreted in every possible way except the way the poet had in mind...well, it's a conundrum really cuz you want people to interpret things in many different ways...but when you've got a message that you desperately want to get across, and nobody notices, it's hard on the psyche...

where horizons breathe to expand,
& rush meets lush tranquility's rhythm...wow, I am not worthy...amazing work love, just amazing :) xo

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

kublakhan27

3 Years Ago

Haha Maybe so, but I might catch some of your imagination in the process ;)
Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Um...don't make me go there Dali, I'm still weak, but you'll still suffer. ;)
kublakhan27

3 Years Ago

Haha My lips are sealed...I can't speak for my pen though ;)
I don't understand why some poets
just don get it or know it.
That there is more than meets the eye
when other poets right their rhyme.

They should know not all is as it seems
when a balladeers writes out their dreams.
Us writers share a metaphorical bond
cause we all drink from the same lyrical pond.


Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Woo you must be a poet. :) Thanks so much Dale for your charming rendition....

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If you want to know me, read my poetry, it's all in there. I am a mother of three sons (my finest moments) a sister, a survivor and a little bit crazy. I lost my beloved sister to suicide, so you'll.. more..

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