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Tapestry Me

Though my life began when I was born, I don’t remember
Anything before age four, when no one picked me for a silly game, and
Pent up sadness flooded my face. But as life went on, I had happy
Experiences too, like when I rode in a hot air balloon. Ups and downs have made me
See, that life isn’t always what you want it to be. But if you keep on
Trying to get it right, you’ll find some pain, but also love and light. I
Reached out yesterday, to smooth out wrinkles, recalling former childhood dimples,
Yearning to change these flaws I saw. But introspection has led me to see, that in 

My life’s tapestry, they’re really beautiful

For Carol's "tapestry" contest

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  1. Date: 8/9/2012 1:15:00 PM
    Imperfection wins again. Who new it was so beautiful. Good luck in the contest. And thank you for my placement in yours.

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 3:50:00 AM
    Heartfelt write Susan. Very well done! Good luck for the contest.

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 1:07:00 PM
    Beautiful indeed... :o)

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 10:40:00 PM
    Yesa, Susan our faces and eyes bespeak the story of our souls - a beautiful moment and poem of reflection - J.A.B.

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 9:13:00 AM
    You're just awesome, Susan. I love the key of this poem, the last two lines..loved it!

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 1:12:00 PM
    powerful childhood memories, my friend - and love the wise last line

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 8:40:00 AM
    Excellent piece my dear Susan... well done!!! hugs Michael

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 8:28:00 PM
    wow, susan, those last two lines added on are really great. They complete the whole poem very nicely. I quite enjoyed this one. It was a very personal one and I liked how you discussed your youth with it. You are my last poem to see for the day. Finally going to clean up the house. Joe will be getting in from late driving at 3 a.m!! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 1:34:00 PM
    Like this a lot B.E.S. - good, happy,silly and moving memories from childhood.... all in one a necklace. - Wish you luck in contest, hope for a win for YOU.- Have a beautiful weekend in sunshine and love. - oxox love //Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 12:21:00 PM
    read this a couple of times and really enjoyed it, well done xx

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 10:31:00 AM
    Susan now this says a lot about life's up's and down's ( no pun intended) I think we all need to step back from time to time and smell the roses, I like it and good luck...David soup mail...

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 10:10:00 AM
    I like it, speaks of soul power and beauty beyond compare, may I make a small suggestion Susan, at the end My life's tapestry, they're really is beautiful embroidery. Maybe the word is might be good in there, or not, either way, it's a great poem, love it. vie

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 9:58:00 AM
    lovely use of words and phrasing, susan!.. struck by the depth and beauty of this poignant piece... winning huggs!:)