Teril
Joined: Aug 2022

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Teril   Junior Member

My name is Teri, I love to write and to be around writers of all kinds. Every day, I see evidence that each one of us is talented, is unique, is capable, and is full of endless potential. Albert Einstein said, “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” When we are encouraged to express our personal ideas and observations, we come to believe that our thoughts are important, and we experience a learning process that is fascinating and perpetual. We become confident. We become curious. We eagerly explore. We discover worlds and we are often surprised.

Submitted Poems 2 total

Parenting #2

Dare you hold the weight of her
Whose feet don’t touch the ground.
Confine her, line her bed with myrrh
Throw petals all around.

She will never pass the test
Of scorching tar or frozen steel
If you dare to let her rest
Upon the...

by Teri

added by Teril
21 days ago

Scratches and Stones

We walk hand in hand. The sand
is full of stones. The slide
has no shine, no arc, no glide.
The trees have scratches, black and gray.
My girl wants to play, so we stay.

She is quick to find a stick. Then
down on the ground. She scratches
...

by Teri

added by Teril
2 months ago

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What great feedback- I am honored that it inspires you! I am not on Facebook but I intent to post more poetry on this site.

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Thanks for your comment. I love receiving the feedback and the encouragement!

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I can feel you doing the work. This poem describes the process clearly. You have such insight!

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Wonderful. You have an amazing way with words and images! Creative. Original.

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Such a sad poem to reflect a sad situation. A love between a daughter and a mother cannot be rerouted so easily.

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Well said. An optimistic and healthy sentiment to hold our hearts as we continuously walk down that road.

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A beautiful crafting of words to evoke this lovely young lady's style; how well you paint a picture of this chosen moment.

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Strong! The precise rhythm mirrors the precise and dismal message.

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It is so important for an educational institution to have an inspiring mission, a credo to lead its parents and teachers as well as its students. It seems that this school has succeeded!

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Your use of rhyme lifts this poem to 'newer heights," and it reads like a song and prayer.

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Your poem succeeds in describing the sacred and scarce honor of friendship. You have a wonderful way with words!

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Poetry and dreams- worthy of contemplation.

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A gracious and inspiring prayer.

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What a soothing poem!

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Hi! Thank you for your careful reading of the football article. My knowledge of football is somewhat limited, and I really appreciate your input and clarification.

May I have your permission to use your words to construct a more accurate sentence? Take a look at the edited section of the article and let me know.

Again, thanks for your active participation in our Grammar.com community.
 

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