Homage to the Prophet ~ Collaboration with Fre’de’ric G. Martin

“When love beckons to you, follow him,

Though his ways are hard and steep”  (Khalil Gibran, “The Prophet”)

 

HOMAGE TO THE PROPHET

 

He stood on the mountain, exalted

And he wished for an audience to rhapsodize

About all he had seen

All he had learned

 ~

Grasping harmony in cacophony

Fighting for peace as wars dehumanize

And pushing for a truce

Between silence and tumult

 ~

He wore the tattered vestiges of pain

So delicately on his psyche

As his cloak of love and brilliance

Billowed from his soul

 ~

And even winter rains fell under his spell

For he was a maker of rainbows

Who had to teach the bright colors of wisdom

Passion, Mindfulness and Freedom

 ~

And they gathered

And they listened

This giant amongst them

Answered every question

 ~

And the people rose as one…

As a pregnant woman smiled to him, he said:

The Soul and her baby look alike

Children of Love only have to get ready

 ~

To be born

**

Blessitude

Lorrie & Fre’de’ric G. Martin ❤

5/13/15

AH!  I can’t tell you how thrilled I am to have been able to write with my very dearest friend, Fre’de’ric, from Poems & Poemes He is such a wonderful man, and he has been such a great friend to me!  He inspires me on a daily basis.  I hope you enjoy!!  ❤

37 thoughts on “Homage to the Prophet ~ Collaboration with Fre’de’ric G. Martin

    1. Thanks Louise!! It is a pleasure to MY soul to work with Fre’de’ric! He blew me away with his lines…especially “The soul and her baby look alike!”
      Much love 😉 ♡♡

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  1. You also are such a great and REAL friend to me! I was delighted to co-write with you once again… and I hope we’ll have many more new collaborations… take care & much love, Fre’de’ric 😉 ♥

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  2. Lorrie, this is absolutely beautiful. Often I need a higher power to reign me in when things have me down a bit. Today is one of those days. Perfect!!! It’s no ‘accident’ that I stumbled upon your post my dear friend. Love to you. Kim

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    1. Awww, Kim! I’m so happy you got to read this on a day your spirit needed lifting!! Even if the words didn’t sing to your heart, the love and admiration Frédéric and I have have for one another has to spread beautiful healing energy!! 🙂 I send you a giant hug and the knowledge that you will feel much better soon!! ♡♡

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  3. Absolutely exquisite Lorrie; the two of you have made a wonderful homage to a very great work of literature, one that never ceases to stir the emotions and transport me to the profoundest depths of understanding. Many congratulations to you and to Frédéric.

    Hariod ❤

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    1. Hi Hariod 🙂 Thank you so much. I’m so happy you love ‘The Prophet’ …I will never forget the first time I read it…the way I felt…such truth, such beauty. And the best thing is I feel the same way EVERY TIME I READ IT!!! We are both so thrilled to share this 🙂 (Giant smile) Many blessings to you ♡♡

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  4. Wonderful Lorrie. How wonderful to see you and Frederic working together. I love poetry, and you both have such deep passion. My first collaboration ever was with him. I was a little unsure that I could actually do it, but the final outcome was amazing (thanks to him, of course).
    Bless both you and him.
    🙂 ❤

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    1. 🙂 I remember your collaboration…it is what made me think I wanted to try it back then!! Thank you dear Staci. I just love Frédéric and working with him is sheer joy for me. It is just what I needed in my world right now…and I am so grateful!! Much love to you ❤

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      1. Ohhhhh, thant’s wonderful Lorrie. I’m so glad you two did this together. I remember reading comments between you two way back, and one could truly tell that you both have a deep respect and appreciation for each other. We need relationships like that in our lives, don’t we. We were made to connect.
        Bless you and many hugs.
        🙂 ❤

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  5. Beautiful collaboration Lorrie.. Wonderful poem.. ” And the People Rose as One” I so pray for that day..
    Love and Blessings my friend.. And I agree with you.. I follow Poems & Poemes. and love his wonderful poetry..
    Blessings your way my friend.. xxx ❤ Sue

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    1. Hi Sue!! Thank you so much 🙂 I pray for that day also…we need to recognize that we ARE one!! I’m happy you enjoyed our collaboration…Fre’de’ric is a very dear soul…and his visual poetry is AMAZING!!! Have a super wonderful day/weekend coming up!! ♡♡

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