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A Smooth Stone

A smooth stone, I stood by the river
Letting it flow over me
My tears it carried forth
My joys left behind

Gentle hands ripples brought
A smooth stone, I stood by the river
Picked up from amongst green moss
A life begins, a life ends

Polished and kept on the sill
Sun glittered all around
A smooth stone, I stood by the river
In days gone by, gone by

No water to carry the tears
No moss to pillow the head
The sad river fondly remembered
A smooth stone, that stood by the river

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  1. Date: 5/30/2015 1:56:00 PM

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 5:25:00 PM
    I really like how the smooth stone represented something so much more than just a stone. Wonderful poetry, Tahera.

  1. Date: 2/2/2012 5:28:00 AM

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 2:30:00 PM
    * "I Love The Tranquillity & Loveliness Which Once More I Find Amid Your Precious Beauties Splendid Verse * My Dear Sweet Beautiful Tahera * I Could But Envision Your Magnificent Beauty Aside These Waters * Hair Blowing Perfectly Within The Wind * White Flowing Dress * Falling Gently * Sooo Very Beautiful * My Luv, Always * Sarah." *

  1. Date: 11/12/2011 11:43:00 PM