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This poem came to me as I was planting onions in my garden . . . dirt on my hands, sun in my eyes, wind in my hair . . .

Our first awareness falling through time through blood-rain, pure white snow, green vegetation down into deep earth warm sunshine cool wind soaking rain Energy flowing-up through our pod each day we grew bigger snug together with brothers and sisters bursting our little cozy shell then one day a father and daughter plucked us from the vine stripped – we lay bare upon a tray disorientated and tender but alive a life force deep inside us our skin soft but hardening then sleep . . . waiting for the one Daddy!! Come see the beans They changed colors I see brown ones with white specks Yellow with black dots Orange with blue stripes But wait . . . there are three larger beans that seem to glow and vibrate one is blood-red another . . . brilliant white the last . . . forest green What does this mean daddy? Is it evil? No my sweet darling These are special beans Descended from an ancient garden long ago . . . no longer of this world It was a place of love and light No death but a deep communion between mother earth and us The three beans are: Peace, Purity, Prosperity These beans will feed a starving world Bring healing to the hurting Laughter to the downtrodden Hope to the desolate Love to the unloved Life to the dead These beans hold deep magic How do they work Daddy? a worthy woman is chosen who is humble of heart strong in spirit wise in love Who is this lady? the magic beans choose they only appear to the one female you, my darling . . . you are the one Me? I am only a girl I have none of these things . . . the beans see deep within a soul they never lie they have chosen you together you will change the world! Daddy, I am scared . . . I am shaking I am not worthy breathe deeply, close your eyes put the beans in your mouth Daddy, I taste sweetness Molasses, ginger, caramel . . . now chocolate I see visions upon the wind Blood, wars, rage, yelling . . . unbearable things yes, darling the evil is strong here let the blood from the red bean flow let it mingle with your love it will defeat this evil and bring healing and forgiveness . . . peace The white bean is singing with my voice – Daddy! Sweet is her song I see merriment, laugher, dancing . . . People hugging and holding hands My tears are falling Filling rivers with waters of light, love and purity Joy reverberates from mountains peaks From my open lips runs rich green sap Deep does the earth drink Big drafts of life and love I see fields flowing with Cream, honey, and wine Trees waving to the sun The earth is rejoicing I see beans being planted In a garden A man and a little girl yes, my Little One, soar now fill the world with your love fill the wind with your song love generously Such is the magic of these colored beans David Meade 1/26/2015 Love Generously

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 2/28/2020 5:36:00 PM
Hello David Meade, wow! These beans do have magic powers for the little girl. Have a nice evening my fiend.
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Date: 9/4/2015 12:50:00 PM
Delightful, enlight-full, bright ecosystemic. Not just beautifully written; gorgeously sung. Thanks so much. Gerald Oliver
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Date: 5/23/2015 11:37:00 AM
Excellent beauty is adorned about the magic beans of human life. A great, congrats. Loved always, my lovely friend,bl
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Date: 3/6/2015 9:06:00 AM
Good story, good poem. It flows well and holds your interest from start to finish. This poem comes alive within the reader's heart as the story unfolds before them. The imagery and emotions lift you from your world and places you in a fairy tale fantasy, where you feel welcome. Emile.
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Date: 2/20/2015 12:10:00 PM
You have taken me on a fabulous journey, David. No giddiness, just feeling blessed to have the privilege of your sharing, inspiring me to my own garden. Wonderful paintings.
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Date: 2/19/2015 10:26:00 PM
David, a perfect winner!
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Date: 2/16/2015 12:40:00 AM
David, CONGRATULATIONS! A sweet Magic bean Win*** Love **SKAT
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Date: 2/16/2015 10:03:00 PM
Thank-you SKAT, it was a fun write for me and I enjoyed all the entries. When I first saw the theme, I was not interested but as the days went by and I read some of the other poems I began seeing words and colors dance in my head until I just had to write it out. Thanks for stopping by and spending a little time with me. Much appreciated -- much love, light and magic!!
Date: 2/15/2015 5:55:00 PM
Nope you got 7th, right above my 8th. big congrats. I just checked it.
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Date: 2/16/2015 10:04:00 PM
Not often I can get ahead of you!! I think I like being behind you better! Much love and light dear Andrea.
Date: 2/15/2015 5:54:00 PM
I guess this one finally got judged, so I am here to say congrats and it's a shame if it only got an hm like you said below here. you put so much work into this one!!
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Date: 2/14/2015 8:39:00 PM
Back again to congratulate you on your win. Blessings my dear friend and Happy Valentine’s Eve
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Date: 2/14/2015 12:05:00 PM
wonderfully written David many congrats on your win:-) Hugs jan xx
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Date: 2/14/2015 2:59:00 AM
David, Congratulations, on your win. Stop by my latest blog or poem "50 shades of what?" if you'd like. Wishing you a Happy Valentine's Day, thank you for the Magic Beans Poem -Always & Forever- LINDA
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Date: 2/11/2015 11:27:00 AM
Bomb
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Date: 2/7/2015 9:29:00 PM
so this one was judged? Dang. I did not get a win then. Well, Congrats to you, David .this one sure deserved a win.
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Date: 2/7/2015 10:41:00 PM
Thanks Andrea, I just check my member page under contest and it says honorable mention -- not sure who came in first but all of the poems were magical and delightful . . . all the best dear friend and may your dreams be filled with joy and delicious magical beans!!
Date: 2/7/2015 2:52:00 PM
Am I chosen to eat these color beans? Makes one wonder. I like the story. Good work for the poem of the week.
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Date: 2/7/2015 10:42:00 PM
You are more than worth to eat these magical beans -- your heart is pure and mighty . . . thank-you for your time and visit.
Date: 2/7/2015 4:46:00 AM
congratulations david very beautifully painted on poem of the week excellent pen dear pal
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Date: 2/7/2015 12:04:00 PM
Thanks Liam -- talking about magic -- you have another magical poem . . . your words are golden
Date: 2/6/2015 3:00:00 PM
Wonderfully written, David. You drew me into the poem it was wonderful. Congrats on poem of the week. Janet
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Date: 2/7/2015 12:05:00 PM
Thank-you Janet, you are most kind and I wish you joy and happiness . . . looking forward to getting to reading more of your poem. Much love and light.
Date: 2/6/2015 10:55:00 AM
Well done. This is a remarkable piece. very thought provoking. wouldn't it be wonderful if defeating evil and poverty etc was as easy.
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Date: 2/6/2015 12:02:00 PM
Yes, Fiona that would be a miracle . . . may we always keep in our heart the possibility . . . thank-you kindly for your visit and comment -- you are precious. Much love and light.
Date: 2/5/2015 10:52:00 PM
Back again, David to congratulate you on Poem of the Week. Blessings dear friend Eve
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Date: 2/6/2015 12:01:00 PM
Thank-you Eve, your friendship is precious and magical to me.
Date: 2/5/2015 5:42:00 PM
Simply stunning.......such a worthy poem for the Poem of the Week !! Hooray for you!
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Date: 2/5/2015 9:35:00 PM
Thank-you Carrie for your high praise -- you made my night. Much love and light dear friend.
Date: 2/5/2015 1:49:00 PM
The compassion for humanity in the message contained in this poem is just brilliant David. So glad to see it honored as POTW. Congratultions!
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Date: 2/5/2015 9:34:00 PM
Thank-you Connie, it started out as a garden poem but quickly morphed into -- well, magic!! Thank-you for spending time with me today . . . that is always magical for me.
Date: 2/4/2015 10:21:00 PM
A gem my friend. Such creativity and well written verse. Very solid 7 from me my friend.. Bravooo!!!!!
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Date: 2/5/2015 9:32:00 PM
Thanks Robert, you are a true friend and I appreciate you time . . . may the magic of the beans always fill your heart with joy!!
Date: 2/4/2015 7:37:00 PM
It's so nice to read your verse this evening. Just delightful. Light & Love
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Date: 2/4/2015 9:38:00 PM
Debbie, thank-you for stopping by . . . you always brighten my dark nights. Much and love and magic light dear friend.
Date: 2/4/2015 12:24:00 PM
A 7+ and more my friend, I enjoyed the lovely imagery of conquering the evils with love, forgiveness and peace, these are truly magical beans indeed which flow throughout this marvelous read. Congratulations David on your well deserved POTW entry ;-), Many Blessings, Adell
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Date: 2/4/2015 9:41:00 PM
Thank-you Adell, the magic of the beans it that it fills our imagination to the possibilities that exists . . . may we never lose hope but always finds ways to love. Many Blessings dear Adell
Date: 2/4/2015 9:08:00 AM
Hey David, a very hardy congratulations on POTW. This is a wonderful poem and thank you for sharing it with us. Be Blessed, Neva
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Date: 2/4/2015 9:39:00 PM
Thank-you Neva, I am blessed that you stopped by and spent a few minutes with me. I hope and pray that the magic of the beans fill your heart. Much love and light.
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