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Peaceful Play

She squats beside the water's edge, playing,
tadpoles and crawdads fleeing
from fat probing fingers.

Sunlight sparkles on the river ripples,
caressing a sun burnt face
and freckled pixie nose.

Contentment - a child at peace with nature,
living on the brink of joy
with sand between her toes.

Faye Lanham Gibson
Copyright, May 30, 2014

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Date: 9/11/2015 4:50:00 PM
Faye, congrats for your a Honorable Mention placement in Justin's contest.. I thought your winner was quite good!
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Date: 9/5/2015 12:55:00 PM
Faya Gibson , Congratulations :) On your wonderful Honorable Mention. ~SKAT~
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Date: 9/4/2015 3:57:00 AM
Wonderful peaceful pic of childhood days, a great take on the theme Faye! Congrats on big win!
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Date: 7/15/2014 11:09:00 PM
Faye A sweet and charming write about the innocence of childhood and playfulness. Thank you for the nice comment on my What I Gave poem.
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Date: 5/31/2014 12:01:00 AM
a lovely carefree picture of childhood. I think it is perfect for the contest
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