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A badly framed picture
by someone
who didn't understand
just how important 
this moment was.
A very young woman
standing in front of
the Eiffel Tower.
Framed by the half curve
of the base,
the line of her body,
a little self conscious,
extends to the line of the tower,
which leads up to
a wintry Parisian sky,
high clouds and cold blue,
that you sometimes see
in old French paintings.
I look at her familiar face,
with its sort of quizzical pride.
"Look, it's me!
I'm in Paris, can you believe
that I could ever do this?
"Yes", I think, "Yes!",
remembering all those sad, low,
and confused past times, when
I told you over and over,
that I knew you could.
Just a snapshot.

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  1. Date: 6/25/2010 12:33:00 PM
    Very descriptive and expressive write that I enjoyed reading today..Keep the creative pen flowing presenting us with much enjoyment as we read your works...Sara

  1. Date: 6/25/2010 12:28:00 PM
    I am enjoying reading the diverse poetry presented here today. I wish you a weekend of good health, love, and inspiration. The best to you always in your endeavors Ahellas. Love, Carol