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Blog Posted:8/8/2006 7:31:00 PM
After a reasonably easy day at work, here I sit at my CPU, momentarily (Don’t want to take too much time since my kids need my attention – I think we are playing cards tonight) writing what will be the concluding thoughts for my evening (Wait, that doesn't sound right, I will be thinking later). Happily, my daughter is by my side, although, immersed in her own world of RuneScape (I wish I could explain that game to you). School is about to start - Monday - so, she won’t see much of her favorite pastime; you know, with honors classes, etc. I keep telling her about the difficulty of honor’s chemistry – but as usual, she is oblivious. I guess that is what makes her so special, happy-go-lucky and smart - it's a gift I did not give. Hmmmmm, tacos for dinner. Oh, well poets (I would say “fellow poets” but I don’t want to dilute your talent) see you another PoetrySoup day….
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  1. Date: 8/11/2006 4:08:00 AM
    Hey Mark, I really like your blog site too.... and your poetry I might add. I must read more of it. Lainie

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  1. Date: 8/8/2006 7:50:00 PM
    Perhaps a more lovely scene could not be set... - Hope you had a wonderful dinner, and an outstanding game of cards - Canasta's my favorite - could play for hours. And isn't it the truth about children - A close friend of mine's daughter just went back to school today and I had the pains in my stomach for her - I can't imagine how it will be when Ava goes next year. Yikes - Hope everything goes smoothly for your daughter! Have a great evening ~T

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THE HIKE Idyll (Idyl)nature,
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Beautiful Masterpiece (Tribute to Elaine George's "Violin") Coupletdedication,on writing and
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Bewitching Haikunature
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Where the Flag still Waves Concreteanniversary,history
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TOUCHY FEELY Lanternelove
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Anne (3) Verselove,wife
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Greet the Sun Italian Sonnethealth,life,on writing an
sequence-TO THE MORROW Lanternehope
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Stone Chalice Haikufaith,nature
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Christmas Magic Quatrainfamily,happiness,holiday,
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SOMEWHERE Coupletdeath,life,war
Winter Footprints Quatrainseasons
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