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Just Strands of Straw I look into the mirror, my hair has dropped to the sink. It is a trail of tears, years of taking care of split ends, fluffing and drying, tying it up, leaving it down… now, just gone. My crown of glory it is… gone. Maybe and more than likely, forever… Yet the Glory of My Lord, is ever upon me, shinning brightly, in all of… His Light! Yes, my hair has fallen, to the floor. I have not. I am loved and cherished. He sees, “me”.

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Date: 11/23/2019 3:26:00 PM
Obviously Yul Brynner failed to convince you bald is beautiful! But your poem has delighted Poetry Soup with its Tips for Hair Thinning advertisements, proving in God's world people can still profit from other people's tragedies. Aloha! Rico
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Date: 11/25/2019 3:15:00 PM
Please keep in mind the loss of your beautiful hair results in Sts. Peter & Paul being over the moon as you hair will no longer distract angels from their duties! Aloha! Rico
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Ann Foster
Date: 11/23/2019 3:55:00 PM
Oh no... he was so handsome. I was and still am a huge fan. Ty for stopping by... have the very very nicest day. Ann
Date: 11/23/2019 9:44:00 AM
Heartbreaking and uplifting at the same time. True beauty is often revealed through times like you have described. It’s better to hold onto what is important rather than ones hair. Still I can imagine it must have been very difficult. Blessings and a hug.
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Ann Foster
Date: 11/23/2019 11:05:00 AM
We forget that we are passing through... these bodies wear out... it is hard... but happens... have the best day every. Something special... a bright beautiful day to you... Ann
Date: 11/23/2019 8:03:00 AM
Anne, you are one of my favorite poets on soup, you write from your heart and this write has tugged at my heart strings. In my thoughts, Hugs Jennifer.
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Ann Foster
Date: 11/23/2019 11:04:00 AM
You are so very kind my friend. God Bless your day. Ann
Date: 11/23/2019 7:20:00 AM
We are never alone or abandoned. I see you know this, Ann.
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Ann Foster
Date: 11/23/2019 11:03:00 AM
I forget sometimes... then I come to the soup... and my memories... are jogged... by professional runners... Hugs... Ann
Date: 11/22/2019 7:58:00 PM
you always have that strong faith that pokes through, even in sadness, one can feel the hope...beautiful expressions my friend... hugs
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Ann Foster
Date: 11/22/2019 9:51:00 PM
You are ever so kind. Flowers at your steps... Ann
Date: 11/22/2019 7:43:00 PM
Such wonderful faith you have, Ann, The poem so beautiful.
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Ann Foster
Date: 11/22/2019 9:50:00 PM
Thank you. Have a truly peaceful night friend. Ann
Date: 11/22/2019 4:32:00 PM
Beautifully expressed Ann. So many could benefit from the positive theme of your poem.
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Ann Foster
Date: 11/22/2019 9:48:00 PM
You are always so kind. thank you... ann
Date: 11/22/2019 4:13:00 PM
Beautiful poem with a perfect ending Ann :)
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Ann Foster
Date: 11/22/2019 9:48:00 PM
thank you friend... blessings on your night... Ann