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The Bench

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The Bench

She saw him there, in the park,
away from the celebration, he sobbed.
The war was over,
was he thinking of lost comrades
or were they tears of joy, or both.
She sat next to him on the bench
and they looked at each other
with shy tearful smiles -- and hugged.

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  1. Date: 3/29/2013 5:14:00 PM
    so simple and sweet this one is. a joy to read it. Congrats, Craig.

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 7:14:00 AM
    Splendid!Congrats on your win ,Craig...Nice write...

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 10:24:00 PM
    a good winning poem Craig,,, pd

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 9:35:00 AM
    Congrats on the win with this touching poem!! Jag

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 3:56:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Craig xx

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 8:27:00 PM
    this is a very touching poem..congrats and a "hug" to you. BG

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 5:45:00 PM
    Congratulations Craig on a joyous poem and great win.....Donna

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 5:05:00 PM
    Very tender writing, Craig. Congratulations. Love, joyce

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 4:04:00 PM
    Sometimes a hug says what one cannot put into words....touching write, great win! Hugs

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 1:27:00 PM
    Amazing write Craig. Congrats on your win. Rick

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 11:34:00 AM
    Very well done, Craig. Congrats!

  1. Date: 3/17/2013 1:59:00 PM
    Awww....so full of emotion. Very creative write that lets the reader make up the story behind the tears! Wonderful!

  1. Date: 3/17/2013 10:39:00 AM
    love this moving write, Craig - congrats on your wins too : )