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Petals in the Wind

She loves me, she loves me not
Drifting gone one by one
I pluck away my many thoughts
Heart strings play scarlet skyward loft

Are petals rose forever lost?
So gentle into minstral wind
Or a prisoner of love escaping off
Thus, once, twice, thrice again

How shall I ever know…?
The person that you are
Amid this whirlwind of to and fro
In continued passions from afar

Quell my heart from its bitter swell
And allow true assurances to begin
Appease the soft June petals fall
To turn around in wayward winds

Alas, upon their return, amends
To this man of yearning
Evermore than merely friends
To accent the wildflowers blooming

By Michael G. Smith 2013

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  1. Date: 2/5/2013 3:48:00 AM
    Awesome write and yes a most deserved win too. Congrats!

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 6:45:00 PM
    a beautiful one and a well deserved win for you. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 1:03:00 PM
    Congratulations on your winning spot Michael xx

  1. Date: 2/2/2013 6:56:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win!! :)

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 9:17:00 AM
    Michael, this is just so lovely !! I remember pulling the petals of flower, with he loves me, he loves me not...sweet memories of youth you have brought to bare for me today. Thanks and congrats on your win..

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 2:04:00 AM
    'I pluck away my many thoughts', what a line, what a poem..congratulations - Tim

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 9:13:00 PM
    Michael, Lovel what you did with these petals.. the best picking of them all.. She loves me not's'''' Congratulations :-) In Gail's "Petals In The Wind " contest. Always~ PD

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 6:18:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 3:54:00 PM
    Great poetic work..Enjoyed .Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 2:44:00 PM
    Congratulations, Michael. Su

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 12:39:00 PM
    Congratulations Michael !! Beautifully done !! Bravo!! Huggss. Deb

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 12:18:00 PM
    Congrats Michael on your big win, great poetry from a great man, xxx

  1. Date: 1/15/2013 3:33:00 PM
    This is so sweet. I love it. The fourth stanza is beatiful. thanks for sharing. Lucilla