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This Land is My Land

Pastoral country Where folks wave to passers by-- Farmers plowing Exit 386 Wal-Mart, fast foods, and hotels-- Tourists stop Modern businesses Of every type one might need-- The short road to town Refurbished storefronts With arts antiques and barbers-- Downtown businesses Houses big and small Fill the local neighborhoods-- Quiet streets State Parks, music fests And neighborhood barbeques -- Entertainment Outside of town Beautiful farms and woodlands-- The rural folks The river rises Bringing water to my land -- Children in kayaks The home of brave hearts Who understand nature’s way -- King and rattlesnakes The home of the free Where people are seen smiling-- Live Oak, Florida ã June 5, 2012 Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen Written for Poetry Soup Member MY LAND IS MY HOME Sponsored by: ~ SKAT ~

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Date: 12/24/2012 8:22:00 PM
Dane, Once again, we find ourselves trapped in the Holiday Season. And, hear I am stopping by to say Hi and to wish you a Merry Christmas once again sincerely from my heart. Loving each moment I found comforting here on the soup. Thank you for any comment or support you have offered now or in the past. Love always & forever ~ PD
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Date: 6/14/2012 5:50:00 AM
A belated congratulations on your placement in Skat's "My Land Is My Home" contest Dane Ann. Love, Carol
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Date: 6/11/2012 3:35:00 PM
Congratulations on your well deserved win SKATS contest!!!!
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Date: 6/11/2012 1:35:00 PM
DANE, congrats with your beautiful FROM the heart poem about your home and land~, xox* PD
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Date: 6/8/2012 8:25:00 AM
Lovely haiku Dane.Enjoyed.
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Date: 6/5/2012 7:10:00 PM
Enjoyed your awesome poem! have yourself a good night, always :-) PD
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Date: 6/5/2012 6:02:00 AM
Sounds lovely Dane.. Hugs xxx
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