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Glass Half Full

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Glass Half Full

There's a lot to be blue about these days.
In that there's sure no mystery.
And I can easily slip into doubt.
Especially given my history.

Darkened skies may hang my head.
But I refuse to give them a voice.
Life can enslave you in heartache.
Yet really now,it's your choice.

Like an old cat in winter you can creep
along the gray and dismal wall.
Or run through the rain,hair in ringlets.
Laugh at the absurdity of it all.

You can paint up your world with happiness.
Swing on a cloud chandelier.
I choose music,laughter and love.
These things are reason enough to be here.


written January 31st,2013

for contest"chasing the blues away"


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  1. Date: 2/12/2013 5:05:00 PM
    I love the uplifting sentiment in this winning poem Deb. Your personality is peeking through and it is beautiful! Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 8:32:00 PM
    This is very good, I enjoyed. Congrats.

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 5:27:00 PM
    This one was a very well deserved win. CONGRATS to you, sweetie.

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 9:20:00 AM
    Deb, a nice winning poem... Congratulations with your "Chasing the Blues Away" entry... Have yourself a nice one~ LINDA

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 3:33:00 PM
    Deb, this is wonderful how you try to cheer us with your formula for staying cheerful. GREAT writing. and I loved the chandelier line.

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 1:26:00 PM
    Like your attitude. Nice poem and good luck

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 11:47:00 AM
    Those are awesome reasons to be here and being happy! I truly loved reading this immensely wondrous poem this afternoon! What a harmonious piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 11:30:00 AM
    : ) Im loving this one Deb! This is life and we have to deal with it...my best wishes for the Winners' List! Luv, Annalise

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 10:22:00 AM
    I like this, Deb! Best wishes in the contest! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 9:07:00 AM
    Dear Deb, Very lovely and tender writing as you describe The choices you have to make. You made the right one expressed in such a poetic way! Thank you!