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Some Kind of Wonderful

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Some Kind of Wonderful

Tears tied behind my eyes did tear and fall
Unto my cheeks a clear and salted stream
Begging my lungs the air her name to call
Dispersed whispers although I tried to scream
She left as I crawled for my self-esteem

After the rain the sun shows us a smile
Forever she's been gone I've rained a while
Waiting by wells for wishes to come true
One day I threw a penny in the pile
And turned around and saw a lovely You

Johnny Sumler
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  1. Date: 7/30/2011 7:52:00 PM
    I too love the last line, it sums up the verse with style.

  1. Date: 6/30/2011 5:34:00 AM
    Congratulations Johnny on your win in Brian Strand's "Form Or Free Up To Thee" contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/27/2011 6:10:00 PM
    johnny, gosh I am not familiar with this form but i'm so happy to see you scored with this little poem. I especially love those last lines, threw a penny in the pile (and the wish came true!) Congrats.

  1. Date: 6/24/2011 8:58:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win, Johnny! An emotive beginning winding down to its tenderly wistful ending. Beautifully composed! You rock, Johnny! Hugs to you, Mikki

  1. Date: 6/24/2011 8:05:00 AM
    Congrats Johnny on your expressive entry winning in the contest .. luv the premise and theme ..enjoy the win..luv..

  1. Date: 6/24/2011 7:51:00 AM
    Wonderful write Johnny ..congrats on your win.