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My Diary

“I never travel without my diary, one should always have something sensational to 
read…” Oscar Wilde, 1891


August 14, 2042

Tonight I feel weary
 after reaching another milestone
   in my life

On and off throughout the day
 I have pondered
  what I’ve gained and lost
   through the years

People have intertwined themselves
 into my days
  while others have been set free

 I’ve encountered loss
  seen history in the making
   natural disasters’ devastation

I’ve embraced love
 in so many ways
  unconditionally
   with an open heart

As I rest my body and mind in slumber
  I ask God to be kind 
   and allow me to wake for yet another chance
     to savor the taste of one more day
One more gift to open and cherish

               Love, Shani



By: Shani Fassbender
For the Contest:  The Diary

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  1. Date: 4/19/2011 1:19:00 AM
    Congrats Shani in your win in the contest.Beautifully worded..Nice write.Love, Gautami

  1. Date: 4/18/2011 1:17:00 PM
    Congratulations on the tenth place win in the contest, Shani

  1. Date: 4/18/2011 12:29:00 PM
    Congrats Shani on your wonderful win in The Diary contest with this super entry luv.. enjoy your top ten victory with luv..

  1. Date: 4/18/2011 12:19:00 PM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win Shani in Constance La France's contest "The Dairy". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/5/2011 3:12:00 PM
    Thank you for supporting my contest. Beautiful

  1. Date: 4/5/2011 6:33:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your excellent poetry Shani. I enjoyed reading it and hope to read more of it soon. May you always find the inspiration to continue with your writing endeavors. The best to you in the contest. Love, Carol