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Fill It Up

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“It’s just endless
what you can learn from
a single work of art.
You can fill up the crevices
of your life,
the cracks of your life,
the places where
the mortar comes out
and falls away-
you can fill it up with
the love of art.’

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~  Vincent Price

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Elfje:            (Cinquain)    Classic: each word only one syllable.
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scare
cause fear
shock the nerves
make the heart jump
spook                                    (What Vincent Price was know for.)
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Haiku:     (5-7-5, nature and seasons the topic)
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spring colors blossom
refreshed after winters sleep
birds and bees arrive

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Poem:

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seeing red, totally vivid
ignorant actions that make one  livid
anger is another form of fear
ulterior motives made unclear

emotions that must be explained
to keep the soul from being drained
the lessons to teach patience and tolerance
situations that require our total sufferance

wisdom achieved by learning to listen
uncovering motives that were hidden
Spiritual progress became our ultimate goal
rediscovering the value of our soul

no longer red, what we see is clear
serenity and peace devoid of fear

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ME and the Boss

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Self

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“Loneliness is

the poverty of self;

solitude is

the richness of self.”

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~ May Sarton
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Elfje:            (Cinquain)    Classic: each word only one syllable.

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change
move on
do it twice
try to or else
switch

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Haiku:     (5-7-5, nature and seasons the topic)

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springs chilly drizzle
sky covered by low gray clouds 
first robin appears
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Poem:
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quarter of a century in recovery
every day a new day of discovery
learning to accept all of life’s changes
enjoying the chance to be outrageous

I pray every day to walk the walk
sad are those who just talk the talk
it is easy to accept when God is in control
body, mind and soul He makes us whole

sobriety promises us many things
a chance to unravel the heart strings
a new freedom from past regrets
friends who we can count as assets

an attitude that includes no fears
a desire to be of help to our peers
happy, happy, happy for others
a choice to be part of a band of brothers

knowledge of feelings that keeps expanding
finding a God of our understanding
a kindness we are glad to  repay
living this life no other way
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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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