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What Makes Me Tick

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What Makes Me Tick

Sun and Earth spinning, universes burning, inwardly yearning
Knowledge and learning, warmness in the darkness turning

Spirit and soul, love kept beside my bed in a bowl
A cold winters night and stove full of coal 

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  1. Date: 8/31/2013 1:04:00 AM
    Hi Ruth, I must say - excellent write! I love the emotions it evokes. Well done. ps, soupmail

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 5:07:00 PM
    a ticking bomb we all are, enjoyed this one:), ~always, Linda

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 10:15:00 AM
    succinct and very nice!

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 8:21:00 AM
    This has loads of metaphorical strength & vulnerabilty. Wonderful job!