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(Dedication: For my PoetrySoup friend, Lenny Gazbowski) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Cozy comfort Silky bed linen; Somnolence sums ~~~~~~~~~ Humid heat wave Hot sticky sweat; Fatigue brines ~~~~~~~~~ Thought in deep sway Philosophy flings; Wit sums humour ~~~~~~~~~ Love the first-cause Life dances brisk; Symbiosis ~~~~~~~~~ Start here Live now; Death sums ~~~~~~~~~ In this moment Eternity hurls; All-in bet ~~~~~~~~~ Too late now Old man yearns; Death's one leg in ~~~~~~~~~ Waiting time Long clinic queue; Off-flavour faces ~~~~~~~~~ Smiling old man limps Terrier runs around; Barking commands ~~~~~~~~~ Morning repast Make smiles curl; Silent conversations ~~~~~~~~~ Less talk is more Everyone agrees; Loud chatter boxes ~~~~~~~~~ Bamboo saplings Promises to keep; Haiku moments ~~~~~~~~~ Being blooms Becoming grooms; Now empty room! ~~~~~~~~~ Zen garden moods Configured space; Meditative ~~~~~~~~~~ Old man stares Moon struck smiles; Soliloquy ~~~~~~~~~ In my dreams Mother smiles; Father sips beer ~~~~~~~~~ Heart thinks Mind feels Cross over well ~~~~~~~~~ Green grass verge Floral beauty hides; Unseen glamour ~~~~~~~~~ Leon Enriquez 25 May 2016 Singapore

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Date: 5/28/2016 7:55:00 AM
Hi Leon...I have come back to read this post of yours after seeing the comment you left on Lenny's poem. It was so considerate of you to dedicate this lovely string of poems to our friend Lenny. Well done! God bless your kind heart. Regards // paul
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Leon Enriquez
Date: 5/29/2016 5:37:00 AM
Dear Paul: Thank you for your kind words. I am happy to be able to do this. Thanks for the support Paul. All the best then, my friend. Leon
Date: 5/26/2016 6:11:00 AM
Leon, I am deeply moved by this wonderful collection of haikus' dedicated to me. No one has ever done this for me, I am lost for words(altthough I can still type :-) ) ! Blessings to you Leon, my dearly valuable friend. I shall treasure this always.
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Lenny Gazbowski
Date: 5/27/2016 8:06:00 PM
Bless you Leon, your very kind. Thank you.
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Leon Enriquez
Date: 5/26/2016 7:01:00 AM
Dear Lenny: In my view, you deserve this small gesture. All the more, if you have not received such a dedication. Glad you are delighted my friend. And "Thank you" for your kind comments all this while. All the best then, Leon.