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Poet Petals

Once chance did happen-by my dwelling
Found within it some thoughts distilling
Sat a spell
Listened well
Savoring a few it found compelling

Chance seems never to stay around long
It’s always been a mere tag-a-long
Ideas smitten
Went unwritten
More petals in the winds of poets’ song

 Written by: Debra Squyres

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  1. Date: 1/31/2013 6:31:00 AM
    awesome poem friend Debra...thanks for passing by. Good day always!

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 1:22:00 AM
    Hi Debra great limerick like it, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 1/30/2013 7:13:00 PM
    nice limerick wishes

  1. Date: 1/30/2013 6:40:00 PM
    So nice to read your verse this evening, Deb. [my muse is off for the night :(] Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/30/2013 4:11:00 PM
    Hi Debra, Just one of those spells I guess. I hope I get back on the train soon. Thanks for friendship. :) May the clouds hang up above a little longer. Till the memory becomes a little stronger. :)

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 7:39:00 PM
    Inspiring Debra and very beautifully mastered. Awesome imagery! Such a pleasure to read you tonight!

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 5:44:00 PM
    So nice to know theree are others who have to "get it down" before it disappears. It happens all the time doesn't it Deb and so frustrating especially when my mind works at night and I|'m too lazy to turn on the light. Well, you have company! Love, Elizabeth

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 11:23:00 PM
    wonderfully creative , loved this....

  1. Date: 1/26/2013 2:43:00 PM
    love this, my friend

  1. Date: 1/25/2013 6:46:00 PM
    Beautiful poem. It is rather mysterious in a way. Thoughtful, unique...

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 11:45:00 PM
    Lovely limerick! I enjoyed your work; very nicely written indeed. Thank you for taking the time to comment on my tanka. -- Sean

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 8:47:00 PM
    Really like these clever limericks, Debra! I'd like to see more! Big big hugs, Jack xox

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 6:23:00 PM
    Limerick meter is very hard to write..remember only 2 are acceptable for this form da DUM or da da DUM ;) Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 1:56:00 PM
    Drifting phrases of passion and pain. Dance on the petals in the soft morning rain. Casting spells of silken gray. Lost on the vine at the break of day. Hello Debra. :) Good luck if for a contest. Hoping you end up with a huge boquet. :)

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 11:06:00 PM
    I hate to be on the lawn mower and a poem really hit me hard. I know it's nuts, but I've started carrying a pad and pen every where I go. I mean everywhere. Because, life is where you find the poetry. Wrote you an answer in your footle blog. Brian Strand has the last word. He is the person who invented the footle.

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    Date: 1/24/2013 7:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Charles
  1. Date: 1/23/2013 5:00:00 PM
    What a lovely little limerick, that I could indentify many unwritten petals in the wind! :)

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 4:26:00 PM
    a very interesting way to do petals in the wind, Debra! It could also serve in the contest on poetry about poetry!!

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 3:25:00 PM
    This is a brilliantly written write my friend! I truly loved reading this lovely poem this afternoon! What a delightful piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 2:30:00 PM
    Very creative work..If for a contest, should be a winner..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Thanks for stopping by with congrats..Sara