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Pretty, my dear,
will not last.
Come with me
to the shore
to hear the symphony
with your beautiful ears.

©Kathryn M. Collins
September 26, 2012 

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  1. Date: 11/17/2012 4:39:00 PM
    Hi Kathy - The poetic way that you describe the strength of inner beauty is powerful. - Gail

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 2:13:00 PM
    Hi Kathy... Had to read it once again... Terry

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 11:10:00 AM
    NICE!!! Reminds us to value inner beauty!

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 3:33:00 PM
    this is so true, kathryn, and what a wonderful alternative. or may i suggest, reading your wonderful poetry....

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 10:36:00 AM
    Ah! The passing of the years can play cruel tricks on us. Beauty remains inside, and with our ears to hear. BRAVO, Kathy!! Love Keith

  1. Date: 10/9/2012 7:28:00 AM
    Let's do 2pm if that's Ok I have a busy morning yes wait at the door? HUGS..can't wait!

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 3:31:00 PM
    Okies got message fri afternoon fine ;) how about King's on the Newtown Monroe line? Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 9:12:00 AM
    nice write Kathryn

  1. Date: 10/7/2012 1:18:00 PM
    thought provoking write, my friend

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 6:53:00 AM
    Very nice Kathy... unfortunately (I suppose) true... Terry (& thanks for your comment to 'Saints'... it made me laugh (yes... out loud!)

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 4:39:00 AM
    A lovely poem Kathryn. I have been enjoying reading your book again, every chance I get. It lifts my spirits and inspires. Mahalo

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 4:25:00 PM
    THis one looks familiar to me. I really like it. Sorry I have no time to read your other new poems. Playing catchup here today! Luv, andrea

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 2:41:00 PM
    Cute and lovely small poem Kathryn. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 12:02:00 PM
    Wow we should do TEA!! Have a tea party..want to? I'm 15 minutes from you. Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/28/2012 3:16:00 PM
    This is a such a beautiful poem, I really enjoyed reading it. Thank you so much for the wonderful comments you have posted on my work, I really appreciate it. And yes you're right, I am young! Much love, Annie.

  1. Date: 9/26/2012 2:02:00 PM
    Sadly true Terry (Pretty poem... which will last...)