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Dear Future Self

I am sending you this letter ... for as you know my journey has been happy and bitter and though my heart has been shattered I am a fighter I want you to know that I will always be a poem writer and it is okay that my ghosts will ever chatter and mutter oh, my coming years will be the best and will matter I am in a serene and tranquil space and place and I realize that life is not a race so I will slow my pace you will see me growing in the future in grace and faith if I should leave for Heaven I pray my poetry leaves a trace and my plan is to take all this life offers and embrace I have a collection of wonderful friends and over the coming years this love will only transcend I plan to keep and gather more friends until my life ends of course there may be upsets but we will make amends and my loyalty for them and them for me we will defend I am taking care of my health and plan to always be my best self and I want you to know I do not care if I have wealth I can have utter happiness just being myself I will not obsess on where my future self goes but will continue to write my life and woes and when it is my time to forever repose leave on my grave a red rose In ending, I want you to know that my life is precious and even when I am old and frail I will keep my essence Sincerely _ Me from the here and now ___________________ September 20, 2021 Poetry/Rhyme/Dear Future Self Copyright Protected, ID 09-1390-059-20 All Rights Reserved, 2021, Constance La France Written for the Standard contest, Letter To My Future Self sponsor, Silent One, Judged 10/16/2021 First Place Poem of the Week September 26, 2021

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Date: 10/17/2021 10:08:00 PM
Back again to congratulate you on your win, Constance! Wonder why PS doesn’t assign a symbol of recognition to POTW & POTD …
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Constance La France
Date: 10/18/2021 8:17:00 AM
Seeker, thanks for the congratulations, yes, that would be so nice to have something to signify the honor ~ peace and tranquility _Constance
Date: 10/17/2021 12:22:00 PM
Congratulations on your first place in the contest.. I can also see you got POTW for this one... Your poem rhymes and flows so well and each line is a deep insight into your mind and feelings for your future self, just notices soup still have bitter people around... oh well...
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Date: 10/17/2021 1:42:00 PM
Silent, thank you for the inspiration and the contest and for the compliment and comment and congratulations on my POTW and the great win in your contest, Silent ignore the bitter people that's what I do ~ peace and tranquility _Constance
Date: 10/3/2021 7:55:00 AM
many congrats on your honour of POTW I am sure you will get first place with everyone else, i dont write for his contests but congrats in advance, hugs jan xx
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Date: 10/3/2021 3:12:00 PM
Jan, thank you for the congrats and comment, I hope Silent likes my poem ~ love and serenity _Constance
Date: 10/3/2021 6:31:00 AM
Hi Constance, I'm just coming back to congratulations on getting the poem of the week; it was well deserved. Have a wonderful day:-) Alexis
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Date: 10/3/2021 6:37:00 AM
Alexis, thank you so much for the congratulations and the compliment ~ love and serenity _Constance
Date: 10/3/2021 3:26:00 AM
I totally missed reading this and I see it was POTW. How wonderful and congratulations, Constance.
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Date: 10/3/2021 6:38:00 AM
Jenna, thanks for the compliment and congratulations ~ love and serenity _Constance
Date: 10/2/2021 1:25:00 PM
written with such introspection and grace. Congratulations Ms. Constance on potw.
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Date: 10/2/2021 5:23:00 PM
Nancy, thank you for the compliment and congratulations ~ friendship and harmony _Constance
Date: 10/2/2021 12:52:00 PM
Absolutely marvelous in Constance La France inimitable style! Enjoyed it immensely...loved "always be my best self," as we all should strive to be. Congratulations on your P.O.T.W.
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Date: 10/2/2021 5:24:00 PM
Milt, thank you for the compliment and great comment and congratulations ~ peace and tranquility _Constance
Date: 9/30/2021 12:34:00 PM
Poetry will become eternal and you have expressed this beautifully in your poem Constance. Congratulations on having your poem honored with POTW. Blessings xxoo
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Date: 10/1/2021 7:33:00 AM
Connie, thank you for the compliment and the congratulations ~ love and serenity _Constance
Date: 9/28/2021 8:50:00 AM
A lovely poem, Constance! Words we should all attempt to live by. "...I pray my poetry leaves a trace..." I know it will :)
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Date: 9/28/2021 12:14:00 PM
Ann, thank you for the compliment on my poem ~ love and serenity _Constance
Date: 9/28/2021 6:24:00 AM
Beautifully penned, Constance, should place high in the contest, congratulations on POTW:)
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Date: 9/28/2021 7:02:00 AM
Jo, thank you for the compliment and the congrtulations ~ love and serenity _Constance
Date: 9/27/2021 6:29:00 AM
Constance, Just beautiful, heartfelt, poignant . I love the tenderness expressed and the acceptance of change and tranquility and introspection. Kind and gentle and real. Congratulations on POTW ! Blessings to you, Susan :-)
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Date: 9/28/2021 7:02:00 AM
Susan, thank you for the compliment and the sweet comment and congratulations ~ love and serenity _Constance
Date: 9/27/2021 5:50:00 AM
Congratulations on your POTW, Constance! You will keep your essence, for ever - that's for sure. Amazing poem! Love and hugs ~ Mala
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Date: 9/28/2021 7:03:00 AM
Mala, thanks for the congratulations and the compliment ~ love and serenity _Constance
Date: 9/26/2021 7:49:00 PM
A wonderful letter to your future self Constance, congratulations on poem of the week, well done…. Belle
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Date: 9/27/2021 5:13:00 AM
Belle, thanks for the compliment and congratulations ~ love and serenity _Constance
Date: 9/26/2021 6:19:00 PM
Dear Constance, your words curl softly around me and my heart. This is beautiful, tender and sincere, all at the same time. You are true to who you are and that means so much. "I can have utter happiness just being myself" Soft hugs to you. Congratulations my dear friend, on Poem of the Week. Many wonderful blessings to you. ~ Brandy
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Date: 9/27/2021 5:14:00 AM
Brandy, thank you for the wonderful comment and compliment and the congratulations ~ love and serenity _Constance
Date: 9/26/2021 9:10:00 AM
Constance, a wonderful poem, congratulations on POTW!
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Date: 9/26/2021 5:18:00 PM
Tania, thanks for the compliment and congratulations ~ love and serenity _Constance
Date: 9/26/2021 8:52:00 AM
Amazing never say die spirit, Constance! Congrats on POTW and may your spirits keep soaring high!
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Date: 9/26/2021 5:19:00 PM
Seeker, thanks for the compliment and the congrats ~ peace and tranquility _ Constance
Date: 9/26/2021 8:31:00 AM
Congrats, Constance, on poem of the week. Your future self shines in the essence of your accomplishments.
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Date: 9/26/2021 5:19:00 PM
Vijay, thanks for the congrat and the comment ~ peace and tranquility _Constance
Date: 9/26/2021 8:16:00 AM
Congratulations on your POTW win. A beautiful/wonderful "Dear Future Self" write. Love It. Have a great/blessed~~day/week with your great win...............
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Date: 9/26/2021 5:20:00 PM
Paula, thanks for the congratulations and for the compliment ~ love and serenity _Constance
Date: 9/26/2021 4:55:00 AM
Lovely! I can have utter happiness just being myself... Profound thought. And the last line I will keep my essence..... loved them and the write. Your talent shines always. Congratulations on your well deserved Potw. Enjoy the honour and week.
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Date: 9/26/2021 5:21:00 PM
Rama, thanks for the compliment, comment and congratulations ~love and serenity _Constance
Date: 9/26/2021 1:38:00 AM
A beautiful letter to your future self Constance, congratulations on a well deserved POTW. Enjoy the honour. Tom
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Date: 9/26/2021 5:22:00 PM
Tom, thanks for the compliment and the congratulations ~ peace and tranquility _Constance
Date: 9/21/2021 9:35:00 PM
If we could all get to this place "I am in a serene and tranquil space and place and I realize that life is not a race" The world would be a kinder place. This poem is a winner.
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Date: 9/22/2021 8:22:00 AM
Caren, thank you for the lovely comment and compliment ~ love and serenity _Constance
Date: 9/21/2021 3:03:00 AM
Just came to read this gem dear Heart... "I will keep my essence".... what beautiful ending... I knew yours will never fail to INSPIRE me...I just love your POSITIVE attitude...a FAV for me...to read it later too... Best wishes and hugs my friend... ~ Ani
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Date: 9/21/2021 7:26:00 AM
Ani, thank you for the lovely comment and the compliment and the FAV ~ love and serenity _Constance
Date: 9/20/2021 10:36:00 AM
WoW! BW, You nailed this contest challenge and hit the ball out of the park. This is such a well-written and heartfelt letter to your future self. You have such a beautiful outlook on life. It looks like a winner to me. Best wishes in the contest. Have a wonderful day:-) Alexis
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Date: 9/21/2021 7:27:00 AM
Alexis, thank you for the compliment and for the wonderful comment ~ love and serenity _Constance