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Letter to Self in the Future Self

Dear Self, I have taken a moment to write, Since time is walking briskly. How are you faring? Do you still get excited with the changing season and smell of rain? Do you still sit out in the cool of the evening having a picnic in candlelight with a glass of wine in hand? Watch the day fade away, welcome the graying of the night? Count the luminous stars looking for all the constellations, And the changes of the moon from night to night While the stars gaze back; Make a wish upon a shooting star? Do you walk through and adore the open fields to another city? Do you still listen to Celtic music, country music, Or watching cartoons with your great-grandchildren? Have you hiked those overgrown mountain trails Where the feather reed grass is up to your waist And the seedling trees trying to reach for the sky? Are you facing the fact that you have gotten older Or are your fears struggling with life? Are you thinking positive to each step you take forward Or are you taking steps backwards and not forget the past? Are you still exercising or have you gotten lazy? Are you still holding up to the change of weather? Are your children still rejoicing in their lives? Are the grandchildren growing like weeds And being blessed with being successful? Have you made peace with whom you love And achieved your destiny? Have you found prosperity and success? Are you enjoying retirement in a far-of-land or island; Found a soul mate to keep you happy and safe? Tell me, have you succeeded in completing everything on your bucket list? I hope your life is going on better than it was? Whatever you have done, I hope you found good in it. 9/21/2021 Letter To Your Future Self Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Silent One

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Date: 10/17/2021 1:16:00 PM
A heartfelt take on the contest.. Congratulations on your placement in the contest..
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Date: 10/17/2021 10:04:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. A creative story/write. Love your questions. Hope you get all the right answers. Have a blessed autumn day.......................
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Date: 9/27/2021 4:42:00 PM
Hi, Eve. I enjoyed every word of this. It was so directed, pointed, and targeted. It would surprise me if you don't place high in the contest. You are my winner for sure. I love it. Blessings.
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Date: 9/22/2021 6:58:00 AM
Beautifully done. I hope you have all your prayers answered in ways that give you amazing and brilliant days. Love and prayers for you, Gina
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Date: 9/22/2021 4:50:00 AM
Lovely... Uplifting letter, not only to you but also to everyone reading this... Awesome entry... Good luck in the contest...
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Date: 9/22/2021 1:39:00 AM
This is a heartfelt poem. We have known each other for some time and so I can understand your emotions. Best for a win. Hugs.
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Date: 9/21/2021 2:09:00 PM
Your poem won my heart, Eve! This is amazing - how wonderfully you have put together the past, the favourites, the wishes - all together! This is really beautiful, optimistic - portrays a life full of positivity and joy! Very well done, My Friend! Love and hugs ~ Mala
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Eve Roper
Date: 9/21/2021 8:57:00 PM
Thank you, Malabika, have been struggling what to write.
Date: 9/21/2021 2:06:00 PM
Hi Ms. Roper, A lovely probing self inventory. We should all do this more often. I enjoyed all the facets of your poem. Good luck on the contest.
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Eve Roper
Date: 9/21/2021 8:57:00 PM
Thank you , Nancy.