A Hundred Flowers

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“I will be

the gladdest thing

under the sun!

I will touch

a hundred flowers

and not pick one.”

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~ Edna St. Vincent Millay

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Elfje:         (Cinquain)

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flowers

pick one

add some greens

pleasing to the eye

bouquet

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Lune:    5 / 3 / 5

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grief beyond despair

lost feelings

the heart is alone

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Poem:

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the fearful little child
climbed the mountain
braved the unknown wild
his youth was a flowing fountain

time, time, time, passed by
responsibilities took their toll
many years pass in the blink of an eye
sometimes with, often, without a soul

held by a disease that kept him captive
he lived a life that was in constant jeopardy
his reflections clouded by an impure motive
guilt and remorse further twisted the memory

a God incident showed him the way
how to live with a backward  brain
a fellowship that taught him to pray
the miracle, a new life for him to gain

time for him has begun to slow down
the joy of living,  one day at a time

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ME and the Boss

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https://michaelerb.wordpress.com

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https://meandtheboss.wordpress.com

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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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