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Broken Pieces

When first he saw her he was taken by her beauty, but she was sadly broken like a lovely flower vase whose pieces were all scattered on the ground. For she had been so carelessly mishandled, dropped and left behind to go to waste. For just a fleeting moment, he watched her from afar. But then, with deep compassion, he approached the lovely vase, and one by one, he gathered up the pieces. And then with steady hands, just like a skillful surgeon, he gently put the pieces back in place. Then suddenly her hidden inner beauty slowly started coming back to life. And when the final piece was put in place, the tender heart of the flower vase began again to gently beat with love. August 17, 2021

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Date: 9/22/2021 9:59:00 PM
The reward of her, coming back to life, piece by piece, John. great Poetry.
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John Gondolf
Date: 9/23/2021 4:32:00 AM
Thanks so much, Harry, glad you liked it. John
Date: 9/13/2021 12:33:00 PM
So glad about the ending of this poem not all broken vases are handled with your care and love. The beginning of this poem made me think of a Greek song I know which ended sadly, it says that once a vase is broken or cracked it can be stuck together again, but only is used as a decoration in a corner of a room which no one notices any more. Therefore i enjoyed your love story far more! hugs and blessings, Jennifer
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John Gondolf
Date: 9/14/2021 2:39:00 AM
Thank you for sharing your thoughts and comments, Jenn, I appreciate you. I always prefer a happy ending when it comes to love. Hugs, John
Date: 9/13/2021 2:15:00 AM
So beautiful.
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John Gondolf
Date: 9/13/2021 2:22:00 AM
Thank you, BJ, I’m glad you enjoyed it. John
Date: 9/4/2021 12:24:00 PM
Wow! This is so nice! Well done :)
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John Gondolf
Date: 9/4/2021 1:10:00 PM
Thank you so much, Heidi, I’m glad you enjoyed it. John
Date: 8/19/2021 3:06:00 AM
A beautiful poem. How fortunate that the vase was able to have such loving care bestowed on it. Such a compassionate write. How lovely to be put together with such determination and resolve. Heart to Heart feelings...
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John Gondolf
Date: 8/19/2021 4:40:00 AM
Thank you so much, Shirley, appreciate your thoughts and comments. John
Date: 8/18/2021 7:53:00 AM
John, The compassion of the finder is so evident here. I love the tenderness and the desire to help put the missing pieces back together. So much heart and patience and desire. Just lovely. We all need this kind of love . Hugs, Susan :)
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John Gondolf
Date: 8/18/2021 9:05:00 AM
Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts and comments, Susan. Yes, we all need this kind of love in our lives. Hugs, John
Date: 8/17/2021 6:31:00 PM
In the hands of the right person, each piece will fall perfectly into place. This is tender and emotional, all at the same time, yet beautiful in so many amazing ways. Your thoughts touch my heart so deeply. My best to you, my sweet friend. Hugs, Brandy
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John Gondolf
Date: 8/17/2021 7:09:00 PM
Thank you for sharing your thoughts my dear friend. In the hands of the right person the pieces will be handled with the tenderest of care. My best to you Brandy. Hugs, John
Date: 8/17/2021 8:35:00 AM
Such a wonderful and tender write John, felt the gentleness and healing in your words, straight to favs, hugs. Emilia : )
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John Gondolf
Date: 8/17/2021 2:06:00 PM
Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts and comments, Emilia, I'm glad you could feel the emotions in my words. Thank you for saving this to your favorites. Hugs, John
Date: 8/17/2021 7:51:00 AM
i think we all have broken pieces that need put back together by the right hands, so we can truly shine again... good write! hugs
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John Gondolf
Date: 8/17/2021 2:02:00 PM
We have all been broken at one time or another in our lives, and sometimes those pieces are never totally put back together. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and comments, Sandy. Hugs, John
Date: 8/17/2021 6:19:00 AM
A bit of super glue works wonders John, years ago I smashed an ornamental plate ( I wasn't in Greece lol) and with great care glued it back, all you could see was a couple of faint lines, my wife never noticed and I said nothing lol.. Hope you're well. Tom
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John Gondolf
Date: 8/17/2021 6:38:00 AM
Thanks for the tip, Tom, I will keep it in mind. Hopefully I will never need it but who knows. All is well here, I wish the same for you and your family. John