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Lesson from a Dandelion

How easily the dandelions let go – the brush of a breeze sets the seeds free. They float away, leaving small scars on the green body where they once anchored. I want to learn not to cling to those who must leave when the time comes, to watch them drift towards growth, the scars a reminder how much I loved. From my new collection "The Eden of Perhaps"

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Date: 10/13/2020 8:24:00 PM
I loved the vision this poem created.
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Date: 5/15/2020 7:25:00 AM
I loved this, what a vision of reality.
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Date: 5/14/2020 9:28:00 AM
Back for more. xomo
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Date: 5/11/2020 2:04:00 PM
Sigh~swoon. I love your way with words, and dandelions too. A fave until I get around to buying your book. xomo
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Agnes Krampe
Date: 5/11/2020 9:05:00 PM
Thank you so much, Maureen.
Date: 4/26/2020 6:28:00 PM
Agnes, Simple lesson, exceptional prose. What lovely scars they leave in our memories. -Richard
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Agnes Krampe
Date: 5/11/2020 9:05:00 PM
Thank you so much.
Date: 4/23/2020 10:16:00 PM
'drift/towards growth' - this seems simple, but has deep undercurrents - this reminds me of making wishes before blowing the seeds away..
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Agnes Krampe
Date: 5/11/2020 9:06:00 PM
THank you, Michelle.
Date: 4/22/2020 3:07:00 PM
You are a poetic gem my friend...whose voice spreads gracefully through the universe like the dandelions...stay safe and best wishes Agnes...^WW^ :o)
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Agnes Krampe
Date: 5/11/2020 9:06:00 PM
Thank you so much, ^WW^
Date: 4/22/2020 1:07:00 PM
Hello Agnes Krampe, so nice to meet you. I find that the dandelion is an amazing flower. Some people use this flower for wine. some put the leaves in salads. A very useful flower. Enjoy your day my fiend. be safe.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 5/13/2020 1:45:00 PM
Hello Agnes Krampe, do you eat them in salads? Enjoy your day my friend.
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Agnes Krampe
Date: 5/11/2020 9:07:00 PM
Thank you, Darlene. I eat them, too.
Date: 4/22/2020 11:40:00 AM
Beautiful allegory of letting go, Agnes. Is this a new one for you? I really enjoyed hearing it in your voice and watching the video of the dandelion seeds. Congrats on your win in the contest!
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Agnes Krampe
Date: 5/11/2020 9:07:00 PM
Thank you, John. Actually no, I wrote it last year, but didn't share it on soup as to not jeopardize publishing in a magazine. Now that it's out in my book, I can :)