life, poetry

Friday Philosophy

I read the following poem about ten years ago, and recently it popped back up in my memory. It’s been well-known since the 1970’s and you may have read it before. I place it here today to spread positive energy from the insightful words. Comments closed today. Enjoy your weekend and Happy Halloween.

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Chasing Rainbows

Back in February 2012, I posted this poem. I didn’t have many followers than, so I thought I’d drop it in again. A short story told in rhyme. Hope you enjoy it.

Chasing Rainbows
by Lori (L. Virelli)

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The Word Above

Our modern society paints humanity with such dark, negativity. Yet, when I posted about my anxiety, I received kindness, thoughtfulness and caring from people who have only met me through a blog. As I pondered the paradox of the two, it brought forth the following poem.

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Monday Poem

In case you missed my post on Saturday, I entered my first online poetry contest on the Best New Poems site. I’d sure love for you to cast a vote for me. Once you get there, click one of the social media buttons at the bottom of the poem.

Poem: Numb – Best New Poems

 In asking for your help with votes, I can’t help but think of this Chicago song (below) from 1977. Thank you to all who voted for me.

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