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To Be As A Leaf

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To Be As A Leaf

To Be As A Leaf
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Ingrid Showalter Swift

To be as leaf
…food and so fire for the flame 
of hearth and human souls

and to be leaf floating on the river of my ever days

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  1. Date: 2/4/2013 7:35:00 AM

    Ingie, your words flowing down the pages are all one can ask for. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 2:23:00 PM

    Nicely done poet, can you read my poetry

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 7:02:00 PM

    Very lovely, Ingrid...I enjoyed this...very good poetry. Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 3:33:00 PM

    So nice to read your work today. Light & Love