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First Love Yourself

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First Love Yourself

Splatter not applause
on Springtime roses
for their fatal fall
looms in autumn's wake;
grow your garden within.

For love and life
sprout in the womb
of mother-self; 
far from false fists.

Stop looking
out for frail
attention,

just love
yourself

first.

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  1. Date: 9/18/2013 12:29:00 AM
    Beautiful Piece. Great job

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 6:15:00 PM
    wow, you outdid yourself with this one, Adeleke. Congrats for your win.

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 4:41:00 PM
    Lovely piece, Adeleke.Great write..Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 9/3/2013 2:23:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win, Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 9:26:00 PM
    congratulations... always ..>PD

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 8:50:00 PM
    A very wise poem from a wise man, congrats on your win Adeleke xxx

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 6:35:00 PM
    nice Congrats on your win. Morgan

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 2:33:00 PM
    beautiful....congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 8:21:00 AM
    OH, I love this one..congrats my dear. BG

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 2:31:00 PM
    Adeleke, Congrats on your wonderful win! Very creative wording. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 1:20:00 PM
    A nice little win Adeleke, enjoyed your poem and Topic, Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 10:47:00 AM
    Very profound and such elegant style... congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 6:38:00 PM
    Oh yes.........what sage advice and beautifully written!

  1. Date: 7/16/2013 11:10:00 PM
    True, we always forget to do that.