11.28.2011

amends

the one i threw away,
tossed on the heap
of fertile memory
and decaying regret--

if i had it to do over,
i'd nurture my gift,
pruning away disease,
discarding deadwood,

never looking it in the mouth.

13 comments:

  1. I hate decaying regret, it saturates my fertile memory~ Well Done, I love your imagery~

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  2. Excellent imagery, you WINNER you!

    Can't believe we DID IT!!!

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  3. Can't look back too much, but easier said than done.

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  4. "discarding deadwood" ....that should be the name of our band

    I'm going thru some personal crap right now that this beautiful poem cystallizes. Thank you.

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  5. great minds think alike...you and Laurie both dealing with poignant backward glances! loved the imagery.

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  6. "Fertile memory." Absolutely. We all have that. A hearty "amen" to this well-done, really true poem. 8-)

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  7. Well written and finely crafted. Nicely said and I add my AMEN to it!

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  8. As a less than green fingered gardener at times, this really 'spoke' to me on another level! LOL

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  9. :) always trying to please you, Ms. Jinx.

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