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Little Words

When you are gone,
there is nor bloom nor leaf,
Nor singing sea at night,

nor silver birds;
And I can only stare,

and shape my grief
In little words.


Dorothy Parker


Elfje: Cinquain

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babies

cute twins

boy and girl

dressed blue and pink

children

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Senryu:

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born to be happy

was loved and knew how to love

with a heart of gold

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Poem:

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here’s hoping that your every day is a Sunday
giving your Higher Power a day to rest
having gratitude for each and every day
doing His will makes it the best

accepting life without a worry
always trying to do the next right thing
do it now so later you won’t have to hurry
please don’t cry over the broken shoe string

begin each day with an attitude of gratitude
best to know that you have a choice
better to be seen than being viewed
show your love by using a happy voice

don’t pay Peter by what from Paul you rob
always the choice, happiness is an inside job

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The Originality

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“Thank goodness

I was never

sent to school;

it would have

rubbed off some

of the originality.”

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~ Beatrix Potter

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Elfje:         (Cinquain)    classic: each word only one syllable

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new

not old

first time through

not a used thing

fresh

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Lune:    5 / 3 / 5

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an original

avant-garde

hopefully better

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Poem:

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be happy you are you and not me
inside of others heads we cannot see
I am happy to be me and not you
then, neither of us would have a clue

let the children be children
their personality is already built in
let others be others if they must
it is only in God that we can trust

billions of souls every one of them unique
the fortunate survive to become an antique
just be glad that you are you
find the way, you may become a guru*

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  • *guru   ” from Hindi and Punjabi, from Sanskrit guru
    ‘weighty, grave’ (compare with Latin gravis ),
    hence ‘elder, teacher’.”
    gu – one, an elder   ru – who shows the way, teacher

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ME and the Boss

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