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Friends For Life

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Friends For Life

I hold three magic rocks, in my hand
Rolling them over and over and over
Leaving this reality behind, far behind

The door seems far, far away
Little steps take me to the entrance
Through it, the highway drones a lonely blur
I can look at old photographs, without blinking through tears

Friends I remember glow with fantastic colors!
Purple and peach, burgundy and blue, crimson and cream!
Laughter spills in lollipops when they see me!
I want to savor every flavor!
Show them the peace, our friendship endured!
United again, we skip across the Milky Way!
Catching up with the Comet Hale Bop!
For a fantastic ride!



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  1. Date: 12/26/2009 3:02:00 AM
    Interesting poem.

  1. Date: 11/29/2009 10:26:00 PM
    I love the sweet imagery in the wonderful piece, James. I'm going to try soup mail again-see if it works today. Have a good week! Incidentally, congratulations on your win in the contest! Peace and love, Audrey

  1. Date: 11/25/2009 9:03:00 PM
    A belated congrats. James. Awesome poem, Sincerely, Moses

  1. Date: 11/25/2009 11:10:00 AM
    Congratulations James on your win in Constance's excellent contest >> James

  1. Date: 11/24/2009 5:12:00 PM
    This is what friendship ,..lasting friendship brings about ! I loved it Mr. Goff ! james

  1. Date: 11/23/2009 12:16:00 PM
    A lovely trip to the past. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/23/2009 7:52:00 AM
    I love this touching poem! Congratulations James...well deserving this win! ~ Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 11/23/2009 6:20:00 AM
    Congrads Jimbo on you well deserved win! LighT & Love

  1. Date: 11/22/2009 9:18:00 PM
    Congrats, Jim, on your winning poem in the Magical Journey contest... well deserved win for a wonderful write.. happy to be sharing the same stage with u as honorable mention ... luv .. Linda-Marie, P.E.P.S. "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 11/22/2009 8:49:00 PM
    hmmm color and flavors and such sites you write! congratulations on your placement!

  1. Date: 11/22/2009 6:20:00 AM
    Great poem, wish you luck! James, is my sons name! Jimbo, Jimmy James, I live in Spain and he in England, when ever you say jimbo, or jimmy, It tickles me pink!! I miss him! Thank you for your kind comments, love Simone

  1. Date: 11/21/2009 4:46:00 PM
    Interesting write for the contest at hand. Keep the creative pen flowing. Sara

  1. Date: 11/21/2009 8:11:00 AM
    You certainly made good use of your three magic rocks, Jimmy! Very creative approach to the contest and I wish you well. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 11/21/2009 12:47:00 AM
    This contest was a great idea! And your entry is delightful. You did enter didn't you? Smiling with love and friendship, my fellow poet. Lovingly, Dane

  1. Date: 11/20/2009 1:46:00 PM
    Wow! Jim. What a trip. Thank you for sharing. A winner for sure. Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 11/20/2009 10:55:00 AM
    Absolutely beautiful, Jimbo, and good luck in the contest... this is a wonderful visual poem and very uplifting and energizing... thankxxx for your blog comment too.. Dane Ann is a wonder woman... so special indeed... luv.. Linda-Marie, P.E.P.S. "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 11/18/2009 10:27:00 PM
    Very nice poem...enjoyed reading tonight...Marty

  1. Date: 11/16/2009 4:22:00 PM
    wow just like the yellow brick road..your own OZ. Light & Love (do I have Concrete from you yet?)

  1. Date: 11/16/2009 3:17:00 AM
    This is a fantastic, sweet tale that you've concocted! Best of luck in the contest! Hugs, Donna

  1. Date: 11/16/2009 2:59:00 AM
    I love the beginning of this poem. Without the belief in magic (miracles) where would our lives be. Excellent write and thanks for the trip away from reality. Congratulations on having it featured this week. A. W. Nutter www.freewebs.com/abcedit

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