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The Love Note

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The Love Note

Arthritic fingers
Unfold the crumbling parchment
Stained with tears and words
Her blind eyes no longer see
And feels the deep impressions
Still there after all these years

For Rick's contest


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  1. Date: 5/22/2014 3:44:00 PM
    Sad, yet powerful in a way <*> James :)

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 12:17:00 PM
    Nice write and congratulations on your win

  1. Date: 6/26/2013 10:45:00 AM
    A wonderful write Elaine. Have not seen your name for a while. Hope all is well with you. Congrats on your win. love phyl

  1. Date: 6/25/2013 5:42:00 AM
    Touching write Elaine, congratulations on your win with this gem! love it :)

  1. Date: 6/23/2013 12:03:00 AM
    Congrats on your excellent poem's win!! You know how much I love it.

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 5:20:00 PM
    Elaine, this was so beautiful and real. I could picture this in my mind and it brought tears to my eyes. Excellent! Congrats on your win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 4:36:00 PM
    This is so touching!!! I love this so much!! Congratulations on your win, Elaine!!

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 11:59:00 AM
    ON my..this is so beautiful and meaningful to me. Congrats. BG

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 10:21:00 AM
    Beautiful! Congrats...Love lives on...Though sad, this tanka tugs at the heart with its beauty!

  1. Date: 6/18/2013 11:00:00 PM
    just wanted to come back here and say again , this is OUTSTANDING tanka and I better be seeing it on the winners list!! Thanks for what you said at my prolific poem. I hope folks don't think i was boasting. I am just so appreciative of all the people who got me to where I am today, writing and making friends here at Soup.

  1. Date: 6/18/2013 12:36:00 AM
    wow, this is awesome. and I have GOT to check out this new contest!!

  1. Date: 6/17/2013 10:46:00 PM
    The power of the pen & paper and the message in between the lines. Oh, the memories...nicely done!