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Walk with me for a while
And listen to my words
That fall like rain and 
Drench the ground we pace

Talk with me for a mile
And I will watch your words
Spread like butterflies
On this road we grace

Brilliance comes in many ways
In words, in smiles, in deeds
But the greatest brilliance 
Blinds the eye and
Dazzles make shift needs

Words they fall like petals
They carpet all the ground
And in the end their 
Blown away and
Gone without a sound

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  1. Date: 6/14/2010 9:28:00 PM
    coming back here to fav this one! lUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 6/14/2010 1:34:00 PM
    Nicely written. I like the last line, especially.

  1. Date: 6/14/2010 1:12:00 PM
    Very well done, David! Indeed words are like petals that get blown away unless they are backed up with action.

  1. Date: 6/14/2010 7:40:00 AM
    Well not sure about this thought..Keep the creative pen flowing..Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my work..Sara

  1. Date: 6/13/2010 11:56:00 PM
    I love this style. MY favorite of the poems you posted these past few days. Nostalgic! LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 6/13/2010 6:43:00 PM
    inspirational, love the words. very dffer than my own thoughts. which is a good thing. your words are awesome, have a nice one,..p.d.

  1. Date: 6/13/2010 5:41:00 PM
    I for one will always remember the sound of your words, David. You have such a wonderfully unique style and an intelligent way of expressing your thoughts. Best wishes, Carolyn