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Pieces of Me

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Pieces of Me

There are pieces of me scattered all around -
Some easy to see; some never again to be found.
Pieces in the hearts and souls of the children I have raised;
Pieces in the poems I write – each and every rhyming phrase.

Every hand that I have ever shook, every person I have hugged,
Are stained with a piece of me, like catching a seasonal bug.
Whether that piece stays where it lands, or falls off like a flake,
Depends upon the impression made – but its there, make no mistake.

You see me standing here today, and believe that I am whole,
But the pieces I have left behind, complete the story my life has told.

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  1. Date: 3/16/2013 12:24:00 PM
    good winning poem Joe... :-) pd

  1. Date: 3/15/2013 10:38:00 AM
    Good poem, congrats

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 8:08:00 PM
    Amazing write Joe! Your poetry and friendship are a piece that that hold dear. Hugs

    Macfarlane Avatar Cecilia Macfarlane
    Date: 3/14/2013 8:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    *that I hold dear
  1. Date: 3/14/2013 7:18:00 PM
    I like this a lot. Great take on the contest. Congratulations, Joe. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 6:39:00 PM
    Love this one, Joe! Great win!

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 3:31:00 PM
    Great poem Joe congratulations :-)

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 2:33:00 PM
    I believe this of you ;) [no fair comapring yourself to the flu though!] Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 2:30:00 PM
    Congratulations Joe on your well deserved win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 12:06:00 PM
    GOOD PEN.... Congrats on your win

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 11:46:00 AM
    Excellent write, congrats on your super win Joe xxx

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 10:02:00 AM
    Hi , I love your take on this one Joe, congratulations on your winning spot xx

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 9:15:00 AM
    I love your poem Joe!! We had similar ideas.........but yours sailed with such heart and soul !! Loved it......congratulations!!

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 8:31:00 AM
    So true Joe, a interesting take on the theme, and we certainly do, as George Bailey knows, affect all around us. Congrats

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 4:25:00 PM
    very nice use of the "pieces" theme - good luck!

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 12:05:00 AM
    wow, Joe, this is amazing!!

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 9:20:00 PM
    Great Joe, well done ...Seren

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 9:12:00 PM
    Joe; You have painted a a beautiful picture of yourself here. Whoever holds a tiny peace of you - will treasure it. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 7:41:00 PM
    When all the beautiful pieces of you come together they make a lovely image of the man you are, splendid write my friend, have a nice evening love and peace, what else can one ask for, xxx

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 6:25:00 PM
    Great! Very nice, Joe! An original take on this interesting contest. Best of luck. Ruben.