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Yes, I Just Went There Again

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Yes, I Just Went There Again

I go there while sitting in the executive conference room during budget meetings.
I go there while listening to his teacher tell me he acts like the ten year old boy that he is.
I go there while stuck in traffic with the other sheep being led to slaughter.
I even go there in the middle of the preacher trying to send me down the righteous path.

I go there in the grocery store line while price checks are being called for the shopper in front of me.
I go there with uncompleted tax report forms sitting in front of me on my desk.
I go there with a snow shovel in my hand, pushing it back and forth across my driveway.
I even go there in the middle of a prostate exam.

And, every time I go there - it is just as beautiful as ever.
I smell the bountiful fragrance of the most colorful flowers.
I meld with the butterflies fluttering about;  I rejoice in the songs of the birds gliding on air above.
That secret garden that exists deep inside of my being is what helps me to carry on.


by Joe Flach for Nette's "My Secret Garden" Contest
2/13/2014

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  1. Date: 2/25/2014 12:43:00 PM
    Yes; I too love where you took this Joe...need directions to that garden for my next female exam though! ;) Very nice Joe

  1. Date: 2/23/2014 11:16:00 AM
    Loved your take on this Joe! Congrats

  1. Date: 2/22/2014 3:51:00 AM
    Fine view of lovely garden and congrats on the win, Joe

  1. Date: 2/21/2014 7:27:00 PM
    Ahh glad it made the list...congratulations

  1. Date: 2/21/2014 4:48:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/21/2014 3:56:00 PM
    your inner garden flowers with a sense of wholenes, joe.. worthy of a fine win my contest.. sweet congrats and huggs

  1. Date: 2/21/2014 3:39:00 PM
    Oh my, a garden like that deserves to be cherished and cultivated as often as possible, I'd go there too, if I had one like that, smile, thank you for stopping by my page Joe, congrats on your win luv and hugs xxx

  1. Date: 2/14/2014 1:08:00 PM
    Yes!!! Excellent.....and entertaining...

  1. Date: 2/13/2014 11:14:00 PM
    Like your secret window. I know what you mean brewha, we all have to escape. Your secret garden seems pleasant . Mine has a willow tree overlooking a canyon, a bonsai tree rests on a distant cliff face. Weird huh..:-) I liked this poem, good job.Asavvy1

  1. Date: 2/13/2014 9:19:00 PM
    Well done, I loved this one. You start out wondering what is this all about, and it soon becomes clear. I very unique and wise outlook on life!