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The Most Profound Gift

A sense
I cannot
perceive its end.
To view life's beauty
And grandest majesties
Mountains, birth, sky, a poem
The face of my love all his life
To see is boundless in the extreme
Sight; the most profound gift ever given.

5th place in the "ETHEREE ME" contest by Andrea Dietrich.

A. Green

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  1. Date: 6/21/2010 6:54:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Andrea Dietrich's contest "Etheree Me" Amy. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/21/2010 1:04:00 AM
    This is so true, Amy! I pray that my don't ever lose my eyesight (haha no matter how poor it is!) Congrats on your win--I really liked your take on this :) --nikko :)

  1. Date: 6/20/2010 7:04:00 PM
    I love this! It's such a wonderful gift to have the sense of sight. Congratulations on your success in the contest. Blessings, Joseph

  1. Date: 6/20/2010 6:37:00 PM
    You said it well and it would certainly be tragic to lose one's sight. Oh my. congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 6/20/2010 3:48:00 AM
    Sight is so important, Amy, and that is why I gave you 5th place for this wonderful etheree. Congratulations! Andrea

  1. Date: 6/15/2010 6:09:00 AM
    Beautiful words written at what we usually take for granted! love Simone

  1. Date: 6/14/2010 2:53:00 PM
    great way to view such an obvious but often under rated and overlooked blessing!

  1. Date: 6/13/2010 1:15:00 PM
    Beautiful experession of sights.

  1. Date: 6/13/2010 9:57:00 AM
    Thankxxx Awesome Amy and it was a joy and a tearful memory to write it however it was something close to our hearts we had discussed for a onto Dear Old Daddy... we will collab on it too..this preparation for a future contest .. little insight .. after I come back from this vacation on July 4th... get ready... find a male partner from now... its going to be good.. promise... keep it on the down low for now..luv.. "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 6/12/2010 7:39:00 AM
    Only ONE three line Senryu Awesome Amy for my new contest.. luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 6/12/2010 6:57:00 AM
    Great entrance for Andrea's contest, Amy! I would be completely lost without my eye sight - couldn't draw or paint or taking photos etc. Thank you so much for your kind comment on "Days" and have a great weekend...Gert

  1. Date: 6/12/2010 2:30:00 AM
    Great Etheree here! Yes, sight is a sense we should all feel blessed to have. Hugs, Emily

  1. Date: 6/12/2010 2:27:00 AM
    So very true, Amy!! I have such poor eyesight so I've learned to appreciate that at least I still can see pretty good when I wear my glasses :) just one typo for "its"--hope this helps & good luck in the contest :) & thanks for your comments on the little piggies, haha I do recall loving that (the original version too that is!) as a kid as well ;) --nikko :)

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 9:25:00 PM
    A top notch Etheree ,Amy. Good luck in Andrea's contest. Thanks for your gracious comments this week. Have a good weekend. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 4:50:00 PM
    SOUP MAIL... A.A. ..luv..

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 4:20:00 PM
    I am going to start calling u Awesome Amy.. this is tremendous and I can relate to the sight part so well and actually appreciate all kinds of sight now.. good luck in Andrea's contest..she will LUV this M.s Awesome Amy.. and thankxxxx for the blog this morning.. made me switch to my original real fast.. appreciate the update sweet friend.. with luv from the "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 4:04:00 PM
    I couldn't agree with you more, Amy. We rely on all our senses, but sight gives us the most pleasure. Wonderful contest entry. Best wishes, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 1:33:00 PM
    Great work on this beautiful etheree, Amy!! Looks like a winning poem to me!!! Indeed, sight....a gift we take for granted! ~ Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 12:09:00 PM
    sweet, sensitive and appreciative. thank you, chuck

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 11:35:00 AM
    This etheree, is lovely, and I wish you every success in the contest, Amy. Thanks so much, for commenting on my lonely wild flower, etheree, that made me so happy, poor lonely Constance