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Basking Turtle

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Basking Turtle

I'm camped on the shoreline in a very thick bog area,
surrounded by sounds of crickets, frogs and other voices of nature.
A turtle basks just above the water's surface.
For hours I relax and peacefully view it,
but alas, this is all in my imagination.
The turtle has been basking in its large fish tank aquarium,
where at times I will gaze upon it for hours, my mind a wandering

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  1. Date: 12/31/2012 8:36:00 AM
    Good read. No doubt both of you were dreaming of the bog's wild shoreline. Have you ever listened to Pink Floyd's Grandchester Meadows? Give it a go and tell me if it doesn't fit your piece.

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 7:41:00 PM
    this is nice ,Billy. I can just see you doing this. HOw are things going? are you working now since you got laid off?

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    Date: 12/17/2012 8:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'm on what I refer to as "winter vacation" Andrea. I'm not a big fan of working construction during the winter months, so I save my pennies during the warmer working months and just kick back for the winter...sometimes life is good. Hope you are well.