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The Young and Free

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The Young and Free

tad poles squirm little hands slip through the slime Trapped When Old -December 15, 2012-

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  1. Date: 2/6/2013 1:32:00 PM

    A very profound riddle here Laura - I can't get the vision of little green hands out of my mind - reminds me of how sometimes, when we finally make a decision to be bold the opportunity runs past us laughing remorselessly - nice avatar - J.A.B. %

    Breidenthal Avatar Laura Breidenthal Date: 2/6/2013 6:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I love your personal interpretation, Justin. Thanks for sharing your thoughtful comments.
  1. Date: 2/6/2013 5:29:00 AM

    wonderful imagery, Laura...

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 12:29:00 AM

    Very interesting the comparing of them to when they get old! Nicely done.

  1. Date: 2/4/2013 3:42:00 PM

    I like this one - JH

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 11:21:00 AM

    Laura I love this, a great image...David

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 3:43:00 AM

    Hi Laura, it’s always a pleasure to read your work. The insight in your words is oh so refreshing. I’m definitely looking forward to reading more poems from you. Vicky.