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Orchids

I gave timeless orchids for her birthday
She smiled and gave me a kiss
I’ll treasure that moment
For all time, always
For she died the next day
I’ll miss her there with me
Holding my heart with her warm tender hands

Russell Sivey

Modified Kimo 10/7/6/5/6/7/10

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  1. Date: 6/10/2012 3:27:00 PM
    ...Very Touching Verse & Orchids Are Sooo Lovely, My Dear Precious Friend * Love Holds Hearts, Yessss, And One Holds Love, Eternally. . . .Thank You, For Your Kind Visit; Quite Nice ... Luv, Tristen :)

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 2:50:00 PM
    russell, this is simply beautiful, seven poignant, lovely lines :-)

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 1:59:00 PM
    This brought a tear..so lovely...BG

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 1:12:00 PM
    oh my, russell.. i love the sequencing of this gem...so heart- tugging with grreaat twist in the end... well done, my friend!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 1:39:00 AM
    to love an lose, i know the game, been there mate, i know the pain, too right....

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 12:20:00 AM
    wow, this one is precious, Russell. Was this an invented poem or did those warm hands belong to someone dear to you?

  1. Date: 6/9/2012 9:54:00 PM
    These words are tender Russell, enjoyed them hope the orchid is well pressed against the pages of your heart luv vie