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The Morning Was Strange

In the centre of the small town is a small town square. In the centre of the small town square is a small water fountain. It springs a joy to which the townspeople are magnetically drawn. The water below is clean and clear. This morning a young girl lay facedown. In the clean, clear water, where the small water fountain danced, and dances. In the centre of the small town square; in the centre of the small town. It seemed strange that she should be dead in a place where there is so much life. I've known of her charm We'll not dwell on her passing It seems far too strange 1st July 2020

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Date: 8/15/2020 10:45:00 AM
A very compelling and insightful write. Much enjoyed e
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Lawrence Sharp
Date: 8/15/2020 11:17:00 AM
Many thank yous, Eric.
Date: 7/9/2020 6:42:00 PM
Love the stretching rubber-band, then tragic release...well done Lawrence!
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Lawrence Sharp
Date: 7/10/2020 12:52:00 AM
Thanks, James, visit and comment well received.
Date: 7/3/2020 7:25:00 AM
Wonderfully deep poem on the tragedies that are an ever present part of life. And how shocking it is when we must face one up close and personal. Death is always more sad, more tragic when it happens to the innocent, the young and/or a person one may know. God bless... A fav...
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Lawrence Sharp
Date: 7/4/2020 3:14:00 AM
Thanks, my friend; my first haibun, so I only hope it's more or less readable.
Date: 7/2/2020 3:30:00 AM
A poem for today, Lawrence, so sad and provoking. Also i see a message in there..
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Lawrence Sharp
Date: 7/2/2020 6:19:00 AM
Thanks, Harry, good to have you here, and very pleasing if it resonates with you.
Date: 7/1/2020 8:57:00 PM
There is so much truth within. We see this happening around us everyday. We think on it, of course. But- "We'll not dwell on it" Such deep and powerful thoughts. ~ Brandy
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Lawrence Sharp
Date: 7/2/2020 2:09:00 AM
Always good to have you Branderz, support appreciated.
Date: 7/1/2020 1:42:00 PM
A wonderfully unsettling piece. Well done! xomo
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Lawrence Sharp
Date: 7/2/2020 2:08:00 AM
Thanks, Mo, glad you enjoyed.
Date: 7/1/2020 6:08:00 AM
Indeed a strange and troublesome morning. You are right--a place of joy soiled by misdeeds of someone among us. You have captured the scene and the emotions, my friend--the scene tugs the heart.
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Lawrence Sharp
Date: 7/1/2020 11:18:00 AM
Thanks as always, Vijay, ongoing support appreciated.