Thursday, 28 October 2010

Magpie 38

Broken.













One day to breathe
the scent of earth,
One eternity to be it.

Sadly prompted byMagpie Tales.

39 comments:

  1. ...or exuberant
    depending on your reading of it.

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  2. So much crystalized thought in few words! Nice.

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  3. Sounds almost nice. I like the smell of my compost - so chuck me in the compost bin when the time comes.Bring it on (slowly)

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  4. Sobering, no? You've spoken a lifetime in 13 words.

    Excellent poem!

    Rick

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  5. yep so very true- so breathe baby breathe!

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  6. Bend to smell those roses, pal,
    and embrace the dying bitch
    earth, for not long ago in the
    great scheme of things, we
    entities co-created this plane,
    and set it up as a classroom,
    life after life after life, and still
    we never learn.

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  7. I do smell the roses Glenn, and I also sniff the air, as some may have noticed.

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  8. FABULOUS. Great Mag. Love and Light, Sender

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  9. The scent, aah yes! time means nothing- Thanks.

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  10. oh Stafford this was too sad
    no hope in these words
    only resignation
    death and that's it..
    ..ah..but you did make reference to eternity...
    ..

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  11. Wonderful. Succinct, but leaving nothing out.

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  12. Short, but not necessarily sweet? LOL :)

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  13. One day vs eternity. So it is.

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  14. Not exactly fair is it?
    Not exactly our choice, though, unfortunately.

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  15. Wow Stafford you have sumed our days up our days amazingly in such few words...sad, yet profound.

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  16. Excellent - you said it all!

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  17. you got me completely hands down..awesome writing one more time...

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  18. so you support the recycling movement...smiles.

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  19. Short, sad, true. Well said.

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  20. One eternity to be in it.

    Ah breathe... that's the most important thing. Thank heavens you found me. I really enjoyed your comments. Yes I did write, Great Balls of Fire, LOL.

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  21. Short and thoughtfully sweet.

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  22. I love this.

    So glad I stopped by!

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  23. Short and sweet and it's true.

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  24. Oh! how I yearn to write like this again ...

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