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Serene and breath taking.
I close my eye's and what do I see?
Those blue Kentucky hills staring back at me.
The wind singing through the trees.
The murky lake water cold on my toes.
Soft blue grass beneath my feet, tears fill my eyes.
I am home, I am free.
Take a deep breath of that fresh country air,
dazzled by the wild stallion dancing throught the breeze.
The rain pours down like crystals from the sky,
caressing each petal to an orange glow as the sun slowly fades.
Music and singing  picking that guitar,
dirty jokes while the bud light quickly disappears.
Loving laughter over an open flame,
fresh fried cat fish and peach cobbler are to blame.
Look around everyone is here,
good laughter, good times, good cheer.
I close my eye's and what do I see?
My ole Kentucky home staring back at me.

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  1. Date: 8/11/2010 2:01:00 AM
    Ps. Smile ~ I just wanted to stop back by and let "You Know Dear Gifted Ashley" that, I faved "This Beautiful Poem" here and also, in regards to "Your Treasures" statement in "Your" com tonight: "Yes," there is no feeling more beautiful in this world than, to breathe in the one whom you soo deeply love....Smile, "Keep Painting Those Canvas' Bright With Your Beautiful Brush'" &, Until We Meet Again, "May Love Fill Your Precious Heart;" Bye!:) ~

  1. Date: 8/11/2010 1:06:00 AM
    Smile ~ "I Love This Dear Ashley; So Vivid & Colouful These, Gatherings Amid Lovings Peaceful & Beautiful Moments" ~ You paint very well dear lady; soo soft and lovely ~ Smile, Your final verse reminds myself of The Kentucky Derby's theme anthem before the big race ~ Smile, "Thank You" for Your beautiful com and, I hope Your here to stay ~ "Love Always," John! ~ Smile, "Have A Beautiful Day Dear;" Bye!:) ~

  1. Date: 8/6/2010 2:47:00 PM
    sounds like a Ga meal!! Yummy!