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Sailing on a Four Leaf Clover

I hold three magic rocks, in my hand
Rolling them over and over and over
Leaving this reality behind, far behind
Sailing away on my four-leaf clover

The mossy gray stone is no mystery
Up inside this stone lives my past
Sometimes I fear that my memories
Just seem to be fading way to fast

The green stone is so beautiful to see
It tis’ the stone representing my today
Where all is as beautiful as it can be
For it is with the Angels I pray

The blue stone is as deep as the sky
No one knows what the future holds
In it I see the world waiting for me
And all of the stories I have yet told

I hold three magic rocks, in my hand
Rolling them over and over and over
Leaving this reality behind, far behind
Sailing away on my four-leaf clover

Copyright © Michael Jordan

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  1. Date: 11/25/2009 10:59:00 AM
    Congratulations Michael on your win in Constance's excellent contest >> James

  1. Date: 11/23/2009 11:37:00 AM
    Very nice Michael and congratulations on your win. Joyce

  1. Date: 11/23/2009 11:23:00 AM
    I knew this was a winner, Michael. Congratulations! 'And all of the stories I have yet told' - I eagerly await....yf4l, Lainie

  1. Date: 11/23/2009 7:37:00 AM
    Congratulations, Michael, on this winning poem. Your poem indeed was magical! ~ Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 11/22/2009 9:02:00 PM
    Congratulations, Michael, on your winning poem in the contest... bravo.. well done and well deserved... luv .. Linda-Marie, P.E.P.S. "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 11/21/2009 2:06:00 PM
    Hey there Mike..isn't this a quatrain? Of course it does rhyme too....and tough competition for this contest too! Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/20/2009 6:11:00 PM
    Dear Michael, This is so up-lifting. Best wishes in the contest. Wishing you and yours a joyous and bountiful Thanksgiving. yf4l, Lainie

  1. Date: 11/19/2009 6:45:00 PM
    imaginative and the greatness i expect from you. john h loving iii

  1. Date: 11/18/2009 6:49:00 AM
    Listening To Your poetry 4real..

  1. Date: 11/17/2009 2:00:00 PM
    Good luck in the contest.Was just beautiful.Really enjoyed it.Thanks for sharing.Teresa

  1. Date: 11/16/2009 7:35:00 PM
    Beautiful poem...Enjoyed...Marty

  1. Date: 11/16/2009 4:05:00 PM
    Glad to read this take on the "stone" contest. how are you? Hope your feeling well after your surgery. Chicken soup..or Poetry soup..Love, BG

  1. Date: 11/16/2009 1:07:00 PM
    Michael, this is wonderfully creative and sure to place well in the contest! Your work is so real and never ceases to give honor and show your gratefulness to the Lord. It is so inspirational and uplifting. Many hugs and blessings! Donna

  1. Date: 11/16/2009 8:01:00 AM
    A wonderful poem for Constance's contest, Michael....the past, present and future represented in those magic stones. stones from our past experiences can always be reminders to us, so that we can polish today's stones, turning them into jewels (which you have succeeded in doing). ~ Love, Carrie