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Aloofness

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Aloofness

When the gathered families smelled
The aroma of sausages,
Hotdogs and spent firecrackers
On prior Independence days
I was sniffing the subtle scents
Of odoriferous flowers
That grew beyond the festiveness.
When members heard,” come and get it!”
From the self designated chef
I heard only sounds of nature.
When the people sat and said grace
For the food that was on their plates
I stood among the wildflowers
too intoxicated to feast.

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  1. Date: 9/20/2011 2:46:00 PM
    i like..

  1. Date: 7/3/2011 6:08:00 PM
    sounds like a nice day....we rode to the creek and saw a king fisher and heard the cicadas singing. It was a special evening.