Sandra Fowler

Rookie (February,4,1937 / W. Columbia, WV, USA)

Paper Birds - Poem by Sandra Fowler

Our minds have become intimate with words.
We fly together like two paper birds.
Small creeks, big rivers and the mighty sea,
Sustains the lyrics of calligraphy.

My friend, the lamp of sunset lights the grass.
Leaves paint old panes with poems of stained glass.
Deft fingers pluck the lyre-strings of the heart.
Emotion is as beautiful as art.


Comments about Paper Birds by Sandra Fowler

  • Gold Star - 5,396 Points Pranab K Chakraborty (7/1/2015 7:17:00 AM)

    Nice short to light the grass with the lamp of sunset. Thanks. (Report) Reply

    2 person liked.
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  • Gold Star - 22,819 Points Kim Barney (7/1/2015 6:46:00 AM)

    Very well done. Nice flow and rhyme. Congratulations on having it selected as Poem of the Day! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,758 Points Bernard Snyder (7/1/2015 12:10:00 AM)

    This is Very beautiful. I love the flow! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Brock (4/7/2010 8:40:00 AM)

    I enjoyed this very much, you have a beautiful way with words and control the flow of it so well

    thank you
    Michael (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points premji premji (1/6/2010 12:57:00 AM)

    dear sandraji....................

    i too fly like a paper bird along with you....................
    the last line.....all lines are marvellous............................
    what can i call these intimate word except poetry?

    love premji (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nikunj Sharma (12/29/2009 2:54:00 AM)

    this piece is unimaginable and really stands out as a masterpiece....it goes to my favorites..... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 15 Points Eyan Desir (11/26/2009 3:10:00 PM)

    This works are art indeed....
    as if the words could sit on water... (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,818 Points Rachel Ann Butler (11/5/2009 5:22:00 PM)

    'Emotion is as beautiful as art'

    Rachel Ann Butler (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Vinod Kumar (10/14/2009 11:22:00 AM)

    Beautiful Wings spreading widely over the colourful lands lakes stepies creeks mountainsetc, Marvelous melody, thanks 10++ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 487 Points Patti Masterman (10/14/2009 10:13:00 AM)

    I found this poem because Sonya Florentino had written another one about Sandra Fowler by this same title. I really love this and feel most grateful to both Sonya and Sandra. This is some lovely sentiments and a keeper for sure. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 65 Points PERSIAN NIGHTINGALE (10/14/2009 1:21:00 AM)

    signs of love beautifully expressed, stunning.....thanks to your deft fingers 10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Will Barber (10/12/2009 11:51:00 PM)

    A song of friendship, indeed, in an age when few messages go by post. You return to old themes, but this is an extraordinarily beautiful reprise. - Will (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Anand Madhukar (10/12/2009 10:49:00 AM)

    A mesmerising piece, captivating and enchanting. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 784 Points Uriah Hamilton (10/11/2009 9:05:00 PM)

    To daily write our poems on people's hearts, to enhance the art of being human. As ever, a lovely write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dezire Diaz (10/11/2009 2:14:00 PM)

    I really love this poem and i really love the last line it just brings peace. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lindemberg Pereira (10/10/2009 1:38:00 PM)

    Very beautiful! ! A great poem...I loved the last line: 'Emotion is as beautiful as the art..' (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nalini Hebbar (10/10/2009 7:55:00 AM)

    words, lines, lyrics, poems, emotions...all so well merged in your poem...without theses there is no poem...regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie T McH (10/10/2009 3:16:00 AM)

    YOUR words, your words... Oh, Sandra, what a way you have.
    This is, as ever, completely enchanting. t x (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,738 Points Jasbir Chatterjee (10/7/2009 12:17:00 AM)

    Yes, our minds have become intimate with words! Beautifully spinned! I feel lucky to have you as a poet friend! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Bob Blackwell (10/6/2009 10:39:00 AM)

    Lovely words fly so lightly from your pen. Emotion is art, without we cannot write or paint as both come from the heart. Your Paper Birds have flown to Africa to fill my heart with joy. Love from your friend Bob (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 28, 2011


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