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A Leaf’s Life

wind whipping wildly affecting the leaves of the trees like a crop against a mare’s hind lashing and impeding the beauty and origin of a leaf’s duty: to catch the rays Or wistfully whirling engaging the presence of a sinister

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So Says the Daisy to the Sun

  “What if I were to say,”says the daisy to the sun, “that I will not bare my beauty to the world if you do not shine down upon me more often.” So says the sun to the mere daisy,”my

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Chase ’til Eternity

Clouds frozen in time a pocket watch waiting to be spun standing still suspended as if the four winds have ceased to blow The sun, playing hide n’ seek is winning right now by divine intervention or current stoppage “Come

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Where Relief is Found

At the river’s edge   while tentatively abiding in the mystery of the beauty   while often distracted by the busyness of life   that consumes us with its nonsense then realigned into the beauty   of the mysteries of life allowing the sounds

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Heart of the Tree

In the solitude of the wood the trees laugh at the newness of life springing up around them Yet they speak and whisper of the life of the past These trees ache and creek groan and moan with the purpose

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The Brevity of Life

A glance not recognized Did you have the chance to change the circumstance An intake of breath Where does it bend in the living or the end A whisper ever-passing caught upon the breeze flowing through the trees then it

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What did Jesus do for You?

Who is this guy they call the King of the Jews? What is all this commotion? What did He do for you? A donkey He rode to announce He’d conquered the present Roman Empire a new creation He’s ushered. Hosanna

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