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The Splendor of a Blade of Grass

On an especially epiphany-laden day I contemplated the beauty that comes from decay How growth blossoms from a compost heap, How the tulips from a manure pile leap I remembered my moments in the pit of despair And how right after I found a beautiful "elsewhere" I recalled how struggle led me to the nearest hope Packaged like a letter in an envelope Though I felt my mind was bloviating a platitude It was one which stoked my infirm gratitude So I found my solace in such a mundane action; Taking out the trash and awash in abstraction

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Date: 11/18/2016 2:56:00 PM
Yes! If we stop and live in the moment, we can learn to appreciate the simple things in life. Many congrats on your win, Trey. Elaine
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Trey Hamner
Date: 11/18/2016 5:53:00 PM
Thank you, Elaine.
Date: 11/15/2016 6:19:00 PM
I like it!!
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Trey Hamner
Date: 11/16/2016 12:45:00 AM
Thank you. :)