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Diamond 3

Memorial Under a tree Slowly growing. A distorted bonsai? The frangipani belongs To coastal climes far warmer Then here in a cool but beautiful Valley high in the mountains of Timor Which is where he wanted to be. Amidst a place he loved and A place that loved him Amidst beauty and Many memories. Memorial.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




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Date: 2/25/2018 1:30:00 AM
Excellent - I remember Mr. Biggs stayed there once.
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Date: 2/24/2018 2:29:00 PM
Now that's a good poem. That is how I teach to write. Excellent job. I also like the symmetry. The wideness. Poetry has to be a little evasive. Like it's running away from you. It's alive and breathing. Yeah, that's it. Poetry must evolve. Like any art it also must be elusive, even from yourself. Or what's the point. Your not writing a novel or a story. Your writing about a feeling. An emotion. However, poetry can lead you to those dark corners where admittance is exclusive. The metaphor bein
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Date: 2/24/2018 1:36:00 PM
This is a good poem! May I suggest "Than" rather than "Then".
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Date: 2/24/2018 10:58:00 AM
Everyone should have such a lovely resting place.
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Date: 2/24/2018 5:37:00 AM
What a beautiful poem, Lansell. A touching tribute.
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Date: 4/2/2016 4:19:00 PM
This is beautiful, For your dear son.
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