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Ground Dead

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Ground Dead

foolish be he
man standing under, sitting above tree
leaf falls and says:
you again?
life not long, but you no roots to grave
... what type of fortune; coins not gold?
for you to toss in slots not made:
foolish man
be he laughing?
smiles of white
words in shadows; they cascade
fortune none
all thoughts one
my mind complete
the story made
last leaf sails upon the ground
the green now mostly brown:
foolish man!
what story made?
young hands are wrinkled now
not much joy
in a life
just sitting..in the ground

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  1. Date: 12/7/2012 8:46:00 AM
    Jessica; This is a very nice poem about a foolisl man. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 9/8/2012 3:35:00 AM
    foolish is the man who may, ego driven, self fancies hey, though just a mortal drip, engorged but nondescript, self esteem soon fades away...

  1. Date: 5/2/2012 1:32:00 AM
    Jessica foolish man indeed..David

  1. Date: 5/1/2012 11:10:00 PM
    Smile ˜ Hi Baby, Tis Good To See Your Beauty Again * Foolish Man, Foolish Spirits, & Most All Is Vanity ˜ My Love, Not You Baby ˜ Forever, John!:) ˜