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Bruised Apple

I will endure my peer with all of my being I will finish with a smile of encouragement I will look upon him without shame For a bruised apple still contains nutrients And owns a core of growth Let no one leave him rotting He must fall and be picked up Cradled in soft, warm embrace September 4, 2013

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  1. Date: 3/11/2014 11:57:00 PM
    Sweet devotion Laura, smart love in this xool write. J.A.B.

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 11:42:00 AM
    Such compassion. Very nice indeed. Well done! ~Kilmer

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 11:08:00 AM
    Beautiful! Is all I can say.... So warm and loving. :o)

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 6:25:00 AM
    A fantastic piece saying so much Laura

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  1. Date: 9/8/2013 8:48:00 PM
    I enjoyed your simile's, your a wise women Laura and you have much to offer in the ways of creative writing, keep spreading the word, up high to where the eagles fly and know you by name, love hugs xxx

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 5:32:00 PM
    Unbridled compassion resonates through this ... I have big goosebumps reading this astonishing work :)

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 6:29:00 AM
    Oh this one's extraordinary in it's depth and meaning. Drake always has just the right words to use! Again... big warm hugs, Lady Laura xoxoxox

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 12:21:00 AM
    Now I want to eat apples......and grapes. Thanks! =D But, truly, this is deep & quite a message here for all to attain within their own hearts. Look through the "bruise" or "scars", to still value & crave a need to know everything about them. It's so vital for ones' heartbeat to feel this way. Fantastic work, per usual!

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 10:57:00 PM
    Laura, I love your use of metaphor! Those last three lines really stand out. Great work! Love, KIm

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 8:42:00 PM
    This is a beautiful metaphoric tribute to poets everywhere.