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A Chance Encounter -for Charlotte's contest

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A Chance Encounter -for Charlotte's contest

Pavement dry and cracked, worn by time and traffic All those frantic people traveling from here to there And for many, rushing, but really going nowhere I saw the little fellow, a snail with his house on his back Starting to cross the massive divide, the black expanse No intellect to tell him this could be his very last dance I picked up my slimey friend and we quickly crossed the road And I gently placed him safely at the foot of a leafy tree This was not his time to go, coincidence had set him free

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  1. Date: 11/12/2013 4:40:00 PM
    ah, sweet sweet sweet. LOVE this one.

  1. Date: 11/11/2013 4:28:00 PM
    i admire your sympathy.

  1. Date: 11/9/2013 10:35:00 PM
    A chance encounter indeed! What a lovely poem, Barbara, thoroughly enjoyed the read. Many thanks for your kind comment to my limerick; much appreciated :)

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 7:08:00 PM
    Wonderful poem, I love the compassion for the lowly little snail. You must be very humane Barbara. My heart goes out to you...Peter

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 7:02:00 AM
    Enjoyed your poem. Thanks for sharing. What a lucky snail indeed

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 4:00:00 PM
    lucky snail! i enjoyed this one...