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Memorial Day

people lay garlands on the graves of those whose earthly seasons have passed - in memory of them kids’ glad cries carry from a city pool nearby the cemetery - summer is here again For Amy Green's "Let's Try a Little Kimo" Poetry Contest

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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Date: 10/24/2014 5:32:00 PM
Beautiful image of death and rebirth. It captures the Asian spirit on how their culture is very much into remembrance of the dead! I'm not familiar with Kimo, but I sure enjoyed yours.
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Date: 6/11/2014 8:03:00 AM
I've got what seems to be a hot tweet going (complete with typo), so tweets away.
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Date: 6/8/2014 6:27:00 PM
This is very nice :) haven't posted , though my tablets are here on desk . (((Happy summer )))
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Date: 6/7/2014 4:20:00 PM
what a thoughtful piece - very clever, my friend
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Date: 6/6/2014 7:00:00 AM
Love this, Andrea.. I think adults as well as children, myself included, some forget the true meanings behind our "Holliday's".... Arlene..
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Date: 6/5/2014 9:32:00 PM
We don't have memorial day but I do love the poem.
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Date: 6/4/2014 8:17:00 PM
live and let die. You've expressed that well here.
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Date: 6/3/2014 10:29:00 PM
Hi Andrea; This is good, but I never heard of kimo poetry I guess there is a lot I don't know. Good luck in the contest... Lucilla.
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Date: 6/3/2014 3:59:00 PM
You were naggin' me to write something new hon so I did. That's a cool form Dixdeux O . Light & love
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Date: 6/3/2014 5:53:00 AM
This is fantastic! Life goes on and moves into the future carried by the children. On Memorial weekend I went to a gospel show and young children came on stage to lead the audience in the pledge of allegiance for the veterans. It was great.
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Date: 6/3/2014 12:17:00 AM
Yes Andrea, very well conveyed sentiments great work..!
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Date: 6/2/2014 8:31:00 PM
One generations laughters follows on the summers of smiles past. I am happy to be confronted with mortality, and the great Cycles that stop not for regret or confusion in your gentle voice Andrea. It is a noble skill to convey much meaning with a small garden of thoughts and words. I love efficient art and philosophy. One of the many charms of good Literature. J.A.B.
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Date: 6/2/2014 7:52:00 PM
Yup goodun's I wrote you a poem! Light & Love
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Date: 6/2/2014 3:33:00 PM
Andrea nice coupling of the past and the present...David
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Date: 6/2/2014 12:45:00 PM
Nice juxtaposition of those who have passed and the young! Good luck in the contest and happy Memorial Day. Best Matthew Anish
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Date: 6/2/2014 11:46:00 AM
Ahhh . . . The silence of bereavement and the squeals of the children. Another generation to accept the baton of love and bravery. Excellent.
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Date: 6/2/2014 5:47:00 AM
Reads like a winner..Way to go for the contest.. A great way to remind us of the sacrifice of those who gave it all..Thanks for your visit and kind review..Sara
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Date: 6/2/2014 2:53:00 AM
Hi Andrea. Memorial Day is a wonderful little poem. We as poets certainly try to see everything in life. Having so much life around a cemetery is a beautiful thing. Kimo is a great form to write in. Well, thanks for sharing. Robert
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Date: 6/2/2014 2:47:00 AM
I've never heard of a Kimo, you make them great. Nicely written, my it do well in the comp. Interestingly my tweet today is bemoaning the advent of winter. Enjoy the sun, I'll have it back when you're finished.
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Date: 6/2/2014 2:49:00 AM
may I tweet a link??
Date: 6/1/2014 4:35:00 PM
i love the combination of two such different images woven together. masterful!
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