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Rampant rain is ruining lushness of my lawn. Helpless I watch strands of green drown in shallow puddles. Swamp like state creates slush and sludge - I remain stuck in the mud. Wondering who will care for my garden when I am no more. What will become of my roses? Will my dahlia delight in the sun? Or will I become a forget me not? However... I remain content, knowing erratic elements, will never kill my words. Spiteful winds will return crying bitter raindrops to my musings. Then they will disappear, just like me - just like you. Yet in the silence of death - written words will forever remain. Simple Musing Silent One 3 November 2019

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Date: 11/12/2019 12:57:00 PM
Outstanding poem! You are an amazing poet! I truly enjoy the treasures you write. Chantelle xx
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Date: 11/9/2019 1:35:00 PM
Indeed your poetry will continue on after you're gone. I enjoy the garden concerns mentioned. I consider the same and what a small thing compared to the lives we effect.
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Silent One
Date: 11/9/2019 5:25:00 PM
Thank you Juliet..
Date: 11/9/2019 9:43:00 AM
Simple thoughts of life as it passes us slowly by. This was a calm, reflective piece and I found myself experiencing it as I lived the moments through your words. I’ll certainly enjoy more of your work Darrell
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Silent One
Date: 11/9/2019 5:25:00 PM
Thank you.. Darrell..
Date: 11/8/2019 12:54:00 PM
Such an incisive, insightful poem, SO! Ever the eternal optimist, the muted words from your amplified heart reign true. Such ink joyful noise made to eulogize the death of silence. Masterpiece of poetic imagery per usual, my super talented friend. Love and peace forever.
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Silent One
Date: 11/9/2019 5:25:00 PM
Thank you for your kind words Freddie..
Date: 11/8/2019 9:23:00 AM
Silent one and well voiced one. Beautiful sentiment too. Enjoyed reading it.
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Silent One
Date: 11/9/2019 5:26:00 PM
Thank you Ravi..
Date: 11/7/2019 10:52:00 AM
Our gardens will die just like you and I,'Yet in the silence of death - written words will remain forever.' Amazing poetry, A fav for me. Hugs, Jennifer.
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Silent One
Date: 11/7/2019 3:50:00 PM
Yes you got it... Thank you
Date: 11/6/2019 8:19:00 AM
'simple musing" what a affect!
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Silent One
Date: 11/7/2019 3:50:00 PM
Just simple words my friend..
Date: 11/6/2019 2:16:00 AM
Which is exactly why we write. Anyway, it is why I write, plus I cannot not write. Beautiful sentiment, Silent One.
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Silent One
Date: 11/7/2019 3:51:00 PM
Indeed...Thank you Caren
Date: 11/5/2019 10:49:00 PM
Wow. This is a great poem. Written words, never forgotten. Well done Silent One :)
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Silent One
Date: 11/7/2019 3:51:00 PM
Thank you Heidi...
Date: 11/5/2019 7:01:00 PM
your poetry is so good the past few weeks. Another really nice one, Silent One. Soupmail
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Silent One
Date: 11/7/2019 3:54:00 PM
Thank you Andrea..
Date: 11/5/2019 3:41:00 PM
Hi Silent, another excellent free verse write from your pen. As our gardens can become swampland, due to this weather, nothing can destroy the garden of the heart and the written word that comes from within. Your words shall always sing for those who will have the pleasure of reading. You shall ever live on in your words. Your garden shall never die. A fav. Have a wonderful Wednesday when it comes. Your friend always....Mike.
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Silent One
Date: 11/7/2019 3:55:00 PM
Yes you are right... Thank yoi
Date: 11/5/2019 9:58:00 AM
You are so right Silent One. Loved ones can continue to read our words long after we are gone. An excellent write. Hugs
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Silent One
Date: 11/7/2019 3:56:00 PM
Thank you Cecilia..
Date: 11/5/2019 2:52:00 AM
Well said my friend. I think that is why we write. When we are gone our words will live on reminding others that we were there. Great job here. God Bless, JB
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Silent One
Date: 11/5/2019 8:32:00 AM
Yes, i would say that is one of the reasons.. people write for so many different reasons... Thanks Judy
Date: 11/4/2019 5:09:00 PM
I also worry about my garden. We put so much of ourselves into them. But poems distill our thoughts like snapshots. And like snapshots they can be revisited over and over, long after we're gone. Isn't that lovely?
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Silent One
Date: 11/5/2019 8:31:00 AM
Yes, I agree and it is a lovely thought.. Thank you Jean.
Date: 11/4/2019 2:17:00 PM
No rain or sleet or snow, or even time, can kill the written word, Well written Silent..
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Silent One
Date: 11/4/2019 2:21:00 PM
Yes, maybe jus make them a little colder... haha... thanks Joseph..
Date: 11/4/2019 7:55:00 AM
WoW! Silent, I agree, once the poet is gone.....their words life on. Well done my talented friend:-) Alexis
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Silent One
Date: 11/4/2019 1:48:00 PM
Thank you Alexis..
Date: 11/4/2019 7:14:00 AM
I have experienced such thoughts, this is the perfect way to capture those feelings. Enjoyed.
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Silent One
Date: 11/4/2019 1:48:00 PM
I think we all do.. Thank you cassie..
Date: 11/3/2019 9:31:00 PM
Silent One, Perhaps your words return now from an even more ancient voice. When thoughts return to relive a different timeline. Just perhaps. -Richard
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Silent One
Date: 11/4/2019 1:49:00 PM
Possibly they do... Thank you Richard..
Date: 11/3/2019 7:18:00 PM
Words will always be. Even in silence, emotions are felt. "I remain content" Indeed you should. "who will care for my garden when I am no more" Many will. I believe it to be so. ~ Brandy
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Silent One
Date: 11/4/2019 1:55:00 PM
Thank you for your kind words Brandy..
Date: 11/3/2019 5:28:00 PM
Your words will live on, Silent One. My mother used to worry about who would care for her plants, but I'm doing that now. I sometimes wish my parents had been able to write poetry so I could have it and read it now that they're gone. I feel sure your words will be remembered. Hugs, Carolyn
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Silent One
Date: 11/4/2019 1:47:00 PM
I hope my daughter tend to the garden, but i dont think so.. however, i know they will read my poetry... Thank you..
Date: 11/3/2019 2:17:00 PM
So true, so perfectly true. Your poetic garden has the best forever flowers. May they bloom twice as bright with each passing day. Ann
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Silent One
Date: 11/4/2019 1:56:00 PM
Thank you... i hope all poetic flowers bloom forever..
Date: 11/3/2019 8:45:00 AM
- I'm afraid the roses will die my friend ... but your words will live on ... through what your loved ones have read and heard ... your children will plant their own roses - A thoughtful and beautiful poem, S.O. :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Silent One
Date: 11/4/2019 1:59:00 PM
I totally agree.... written words remain for eternity.... Thank you..
Date: 11/3/2019 8:12:00 AM
Beautiful like always, Silent One, but I believe and hope your girls will learn what you've done and tend to your beautiful garden. Hugs
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Silent One
Date: 11/4/2019 1:59:00 PM
I hope so too.. Thank you Eve..
Date: 11/3/2019 7:39:00 AM
Powerful ending in these potent words:Yet in the silence of death -written words will forever remain. Poetry lives on, despite the travails of life. Well depicted, SO.
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Silent One
Date: 11/4/2019 2:13:00 PM
Indeed it does... Thank you Vijay..
Date: 11/3/2019 6:48:00 AM
death silences the voice but the written word scattered about will always live on, and it came from within the poet, therefore the poet will live on...i am envious of my dad's wife, i am sure she has all of his poems...i would so love to have them....he used to submit them to a local newspaper that published poetry on sundays...if i can remember the range of years he did this, perhaps i can find them in the archives and have them....good write my friend.... hugs :)
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Silent One
Date: 11/4/2019 2:15:00 PM
oh you should try to get them from her... sad you cant read them... thank you Sandra..
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