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The Great Mushroom Hunt

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The Great Mushroom Hunt

I like the way time stands still
When I don't turn the calendar
Just after a warm rain in Spring

February 2011...never left; didn't
Want to-
March 2012...Lent begins; my
Favorite time of year-

Every leaf must be unturned
Faces might appear
Mayhem awaits every discovery

One goal looms...

My calendars must be turned
Before May

Before mushrooms spoil

                    Before

                            Mushrooms

                                                Spoil



04/20/23
9:56 pm


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  1. Date: 7/12/2012 10:30:00 AM
    Heya, Jimbo. I removed my blog. I want you to know that I always considered you a friend here at the Soup. During times when we might have butted heads, I believe it was you trying to keep me in check, in a very positive manner, and I thank you for that. Many times while I was being immature or overly boisterous, you would leave a comment on a blog that got through to me. It didn't go unnoticed. I have always enjoyed your poetry and company. Thanks, bud!

  1. Date: 5/25/2012 1:05:00 PM
    The distinctive write of a distinguish friend, and how I am excited when I saw you reading my humble lines. Thanks, I just had to shout you, glad to make this contact with a true poet and friend again. Turn it before the mushrooms spoil, man, turn it! One love

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 9:49:00 AM
    Boy, do I wish you were wrong. I want the calendar to stay in each page longer. Terrific take on time.

  1. Date: 5/1/2012 6:44:00 PM
    hmmm do you hunt truffles?? You must expand on this for not all of us understand mushrooms ;) Light & love

  1. Date: 4/27/2012 8:42:00 AM
    Cute..Got a chuckle..Forgetful or neglectful me keeps not turning mine also..Sara

  1. Date: 4/23/2012 8:14:00 PM
    Thanx for this write dear poet ! Gots ta turn the page on my calander ! *smiles* Great free verse James ! Have a wonderful week my friend...much love, james

  1. Date: 4/21/2012 5:13:00 AM
    Haven't read your work for a while, my loss. Enjoyed this creation of yours, placed a smile on my face.