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Inspired Wordsmith
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raindrop falls upon the leaf

making it dip slightly southward

the roses surrounding the green

catch and hold on to the moisture

gripping it like we grip love

how reality leaves us

how when something hits us

it makes us go down


we may come back up

but for that instant

we fall

our closest friends

help pick up the pieces

bring us back together

and we start anew

like 40 days

and 40 nights

of cleansing

only the arc can protect us

make us safe after

so long of being


Sincerely Yours,
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Registered: ‎03-02-2009
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Re: Safe.

great gob:robothappy::smileyhappy::womanhappy::manhappy:
Quote-"a book always keeps something of its owner between its pages"

dragons rock~
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Registered: ‎12-29-2008
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Re: Safe.

Very good!! I love it (:
"Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith." -Timothy 4:12
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Registered: ‎12-25-2008
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Re: Safe.

You love your imagery and i love your poems!! I loved how you say that we fall but our closest friedns help pick up the pieces and put us back together. It is so true. I know from expereince. I liked how you started it off with a raindrop but then start describing a feeling of protection. It gives a new meaning to the raindrops and roses. Great Job!