Thursday, December 11, 2014

Special Feature Collaborative Poem--By Paul Callus--Malta and Olive E. Guillermo--Philippines

Chariot of  Fire
(Villanelle)

By Paul Callus and Olive E. Guillermo

I stand in silence and behold the sight,
staring in wonder, waiting for thunder.
A chariot of fire travels through the night.

The white-winged horses gallop in full flight
pulling at the reins; flowing are their manes
I stand in silence and behold the sight.

Where are they going? There’s a shining light
leading all the way, so they will not stray.
A chariot of fire travels through the night

amidst the heaven where in pure delight
resides the Master, the sweetest lover,
I stand in silence and behold the sight;

Blessings whisked to amble slowly with plight;
heartbeats race to sway, courage on display.
A chariot of fire travels through the night

armoured by God’s spirit. They ride like knights
fearless from pain; victory, their peak gain.
I stand in silence and behold the sight;
a chariot of fire travels through the night.

16 comments:

  1. I would like to thank both Karen for publishing this poem, as well as my collaborator, Olive Eloisa Guillermo. God bless and joyous festive greetings to all. // paul callus

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    1. Dear Paul,

      It was a pleasure to publish this well-written and artistic poem by you and Olive. What a joy it is to have you a part of Whispers. Thank you for your ongoing support and encouragement.

      Blessings,
      Karen

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  2. I enjoyed your poem very much Paul and Olive. A visual delight offered by your wonderful imagery! Great writing you two! Have a lovely holiday! Blessings, Connie

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  3. Thank you Connie. I am so pleased that you enjoyed our offering. Take care and God bless. // paul

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  4. "Collaborativ" seems to be the word this month. Thank you for this beautiful result.

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    1. thanks much ELizabeth.. :) I appreciate it much.. :)!

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  5. Thank you, Isha Wagner, for the following--

    I find this poem enigmatic. Beautiful words, superb imagery, great imagination at work here. It's always said, is it not, that poetry is not written to be understood but to convey mystery, beauty and wonder and this poem does exactly that. Congratulations to the writers.

    Yours sincerely
    Isha Wagner

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    1. Many thanks for your insightful comments, Isha. So pleased that you enjoyed. // paul and olive

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  6. Hi, guys, I love your Villanelle, it is full of great drama and imagery and is a perfect example of the this format! Great job! Sheri

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    1. So glad that you found this co-write to your liking, Sheri; thank you. // paul

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  7. thanks much Sheri.. :) I appreciate it.. :)!

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  8. Thank you Karen.. :) I am please that you like our collaborative poem.. :)!

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  9. Beautiful poem! Thanks Paul & Olive...

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    1. Thank you Christine; glad you enjoyed. // paul

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  10. Nice collaboration Paul and Olive. Thank you for sharing and continued blessings!

    -MJ (www.tgbtgpublictions.com)

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    1. Thank you for the 'like' and your continued support, Maurice. God bless and all the best for the new year. // paul

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