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Sure... an old man in ballet slippers can make you smile, but soon, he too must don overalls and mud boots. Tabby cats turning cartwheels and curly-haired dogs in dotted clown suits can take your mind to funny places for awhile, but eventually the crocodile circuses and that tattooed frog plowing apricot fields must disappear, as forbidden fruits cannot be glued back onto trees. So dream while you can, go to whimsical isles, drink coconut wine and glide over the seas, tango with lovers, sing Sinatra songs, cry with a friend and jump in mud puddles- forgive yourself and flout the wind then begin the new day Hercules strong.

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Date: 4/6/2016 9:55:00 PM
While not as foreboding, sadness still heard. I'm not crying for you, but with you. Still, well written...
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Dana Young
Date: 4/7/2016 8:05:00 AM
Thank you does help to put my thoughts in writing. I guess I didn't realize how much sadness was coming through in my poems. I am strong and will get through it all, but thank you so much for your compassionate words!
Date: 4/6/2016 8:30:00 PM
While I read your words with great pleasure, I have come to sense perhaps a profound loss, a reminiscent longing, or a deep loneliness that burdens one with a heavy soul that lumbers through a days worth of living...or perhaps I simply think too much. I am good at that! Lovely piece, and I wish you well, as always. J.
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J. Tudor
Date: 4/6/2016 9:52:00 PM
I am very sorry Dana, I was hoping with all my heart that I was wrong. I do hope you will continue to post, as it is good for the soul to exhale our minds of it's collected contents, especially in matters such as this. I will always have an appreciative eye, or ear if you will, and will continue to look forward to your voice. J.
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Dana Young
Date: 4/6/2016 9:10:00 PM
You are so right J... I am going through a profound loss and have a very heavy heart and are very insightful and I am sure my poetry does reflect that!!