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A Ripple In Time

A whiffle ball flew into the calm air Over and above the peaceful lake there Losing its strength it fell onto the pond And then allowing a ripple to bond The ripples moved on across the calm lake Moving bugs off the surface of its wake The ripple moved the beautiful plant-life Not an object on the pond suffered strife Some lilies were displaced from the motion They were forced onward, a dancing notion The children hadn’t noticed it forming So subtle it moves, never alarming Swiftly the wind moved the ball to the side Kids pick it up, don’t see the waves beside
Entered into Gail Angel Doyle's "A Ripple In time" contest 4/23/2013

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  1. Date: 5/18/2013 9:07:00 PM
    Hello Russell,this is a nice ripple in time winning poem... it was a joy coming back here to read all of Gail's winning poem... Always & Forever xox~ Linda

  1. Date: 5/16/2013 11:38:00 AM
    Russell an excellent observation of a ripple in play. Conveyed the image so well. Congratulations on a well deserve win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 5/15/2013 11:23:00 AM
    a nice A Ripple In time winning poem :-) Congrats *LUV ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 8:49:00 PM
    Congratulations Russell, always a winner my friend. Have a great evening. Love Terry xoxo

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 7:09:00 PM
    Very nice imagery Russell ..congratulations

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 5:10:00 PM
    It's amazing how simple physics can inspire such beautiful sentiment.... Congrats on your win.... Great job... Jake

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 8:15:00 PM
    This is a wonderful poem Russell.Enjoyed very much.Thanks for visiting my poetry page.Your comments are so encouraging!

  1. Date: 4/25/2013 2:45:00 PM
    Nice ripples on the calm lake here. Thanks for your encouraging comments.

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 6:36:00 AM
    Great write... Good luck on the Contest.¬A.O

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 4:52:00 AM
    Excellent. Lovely write. Enjoyed. tfs

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 12:40:00 AM
    A ripple is subtle indeed.Lovely poem Russell.I can relate to it.You ve taken me back to my childhood days playing ball and watch it fall : )

  1. Date: 4/23/2013 10:47:00 PM
    I can just visualize this Russell...very good and I wish you luck in Gail's contest! luv,Deb