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a time to reflect

one hour alone motionless in bath water... mirrored on water is the sun of a childhood reflected in ripples of time I see my father a chain saw, a pile of wood mother is sewing patches on the family jeans.... swirling quickly, down the drain ~
_________________ Carrie Richards (spiritual) ________________________________________

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  1. Date: 3/1/2014 11:18:00 PM
    Very thoughtful, reflective. I very much enjoyed your poem, Carrie. Grats on the win. Christopher Thor Britt

  1. Date: 3/1/2014 1:43:00 AM
    A very lovely poem my dear friend Carrie! I love it. My huge congratulations on your well-deserved win! love lots and big hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 2/28/2014 10:15:00 PM
    swirling down the drain. yes, that is the kind of poem that I can very well relate to. I love this, Carrie. Good to see a short one in the contest like this!! Congratulations.

  1. Date: 2/28/2014 12:09:00 PM
    - Congratulations on your winning poem in Giorgio A.V. contest !!! - A well written poem, Carrie. - Have a lovely weekend. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 2/28/2014 10:59:00 AM
    Super thoughts . Inner meaning is brilliant . Best wishes from India .

  1. Date: 2/28/2014 10:47:00 AM
    Congrats Carrie, I love your bath tub memories. Verlena

  1. Date: 2/28/2014 10:13:00 AM
    Congrats Carrie, I love your bath tub memories. BG

  1. Date: 2/28/2014 9:21:00 AM
    Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 2/28/2014 8:37:00 AM
    Very impressive poem. Congrats on the win, carrie

  1. Date: 2/28/2014 8:25:00 AM
    Congrats Carrie on the win . A brilliant one indeed.

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 10:50:00 AM
    Carrie, I always love your recollections, congratulations on your well deserved win in Heather’s contest.

  1. Date: 6/7/2013 9:41:00 AM
    Carrie... congratulations with your winning poem... in Heather's contest... Linda

  1. Date: 6/3/2013 2:49:00 PM
    i love the way you've captured your memories in this short but beautiful poem. congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 6/3/2013 1:29:00 PM
    You did an amazing job with this one, Carrie! I love everything about it, especially that last line! Congrats on your win in my contest :)

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 10:20:00 AM
    WOW, you are amazing!!!

  1. Date: 5/2/2013 12:09:00 AM
    Awesome poem Carrie A definite winner in my eyes. SuZ

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 9:32:00 PM
    I enjoyed this Carrie..