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Below is the poem entitled Ripples which was written by poet Teddy Kimathi. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The little dragonfly sat by the edge of the twig,
as tears streamed down his cheeks.
His parents and siblings told him that he was too young
to spread his wings to the sky,
and see the pond, his home, like a raindrop.
He felt so insignificant and weak, as he stared at his minuscule
reflection on the pond.
Little did the little dragonfly know that the pond
could feel his pain, as she tasted his tears
that dripped from his cheeks.
"Can you see the ripples your tears have created?" she asked.
"Yes", he replied, though surprised.
"Aren't you surprised you could create such big ripples? she asked.
Suddenly feeling confident, the little dragonfly wiped his hears,
and smiled at his reflection on the pond.
"I am a spark of the universe!" he declared in his soul.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 9/11/2017 5:51:00 AM
This is exceptionally creative, Teddy ... Beautiful ... Thanks for liking my ANGELS ...
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Teddy Kimathi
Date: 9/12/2017 6:49:00 AM
Welcome, Probir. I found the piece really good. Thank you for reading, enjoying and commenting on this piece! :-)
Date: 9/1/2017 6:01:00 PM
oh Teddy this is pure delight. What a sweet narrative before I get ready to leave Soup for the day. (thanks for your kind words, funny about breast cancer, you have NO feeling of sickness whatsoever. That is why it is so surreal)
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Teddy Kimathi
Date: 9/2/2017 5:04:00 AM
Thank you so much Andrea, for reading and enjoying my piece!! *^_^*
Date: 8/30/2017 9:28:00 AM
Lovely imagination--well done Teddy!
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Teddy Kimathi
Date: 9/2/2017 4:45:00 AM
Thank you so much, Vijay!! :-)
Date: 8/29/2017 9:50:00 AM
Beautifully expressed Teddy...a big spark of a poem my friend...if for a contest, best of luck...god bless...^WW^
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Teddy Kimathi
Date: 9/2/2017 4:44:00 AM
Thank you so much for your kid words, ^WW^. I really appreciate it! ;-)
Date: 8/26/2017 7:58:00 AM
I really enjoyed this poem Teddy, great write!
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Teddy Kimathi
Date: 8/27/2017 7:08:00 AM
Thank you so much, Arthur! I really appreciate it! ;-)
Date: 8/25/2017 11:24:00 PM
Hi Teddy, what amazing imagery you've written here in your poem. I enjoyed your beautiful poem very much this evening. Thank you for sharing :)
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Teddy Kimathi
Date: 8/27/2017 7:07:00 AM
Welcome, Susan! I'm really glad it made part of your evening! ^_* Thank you too, for taking your time to read and enjoy my work! *^_^*
Date: 8/25/2017 9:05:00 PM
A very sweet poem this is , Teddy :) I enjoyed it.
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Teddy Kimathi
Date: 8/27/2017 7:05:00 AM
Thank you so much Heidi, for loving it! *^_^*