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I Took A Walk Today

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I Took A Walk Today

I took a walk today
I touched the grass
And ran with fleeting thoughts into the recess of my mind
For the grass was dead
All that was left was something I could not define

I took a walk today
I saw a tiny bird
And wept eith bitter tears  that ran streaking down my face
For the bird was dead
Had died softly peeping
Acry that no-one heard for they did not slow their pace

I met a friend today
I felt a pain inside
For I realized this friend cared not for me
I returned to the dead grass and the frigid little bird
I begged God to let me join them in eternity
Rather than stay in this cruel world

And He refused
So here I stay
I took a walk today

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  1. Date: 8/11/2011 3:16:00 PM
    It was a pleasure to read your very interesting writing today Christine. Thank you for posting your poetry for us all to read and enjoy. Hoping you have a wonderful inspiration filled day. Love, Carol