Listen

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“The poet

doesn’t invent.

He listens. ”

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~ Jean Cocteau

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Elfje:

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words

written, spoken

reflections of life

painting an imperfect picture

listening

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Haiku:

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lightening and thunder

accompanying springs rain

dramatic nature

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Poem:

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they listened to the old man’s tale

knowing that there were embellishments

the pause, the  dramatic inhale

entertainment for the residents

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they used to get up and go to work for a living

careers they called them, it paid the bills

one day a year they would celebrate thanksgiving

now it’s talk regarding the changing of the wills

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most are enjoying their life’s longevity

the happiest enjoy doting on the next generation

few ponder the length of eternity

fewer yet the theory of creation

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day to day they enjoy this existence

following the path of least resistance.

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ME and the Boss

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About merb010

Spring Hill, FL, United States Two nice old folks just hanging out, not hurting a bug or anything larger. The years have been kind to us and we now we are enjoying our golden years reading and writing. We are grateful for the God given talents that we now use to help others. View all posts by merb010

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