"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Poetry Jam.... All About Rocks

Rocks....
As a kid I collected rocks-
Fingering the smooth shapes


Stuffing them into my pocket-
Taking them home to treasure


Putting them into a glass jar of water-
Or lining them up on the window sill


Not knowing that in the future-
I'd find my perfect rock
A diamond in the rough......


My sweetheart-
My forever life partner.

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Thanks to Peggy for this weeks Poetry Jam
The theme is Rocks!
Don't throw 'em - enjoy them!
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24 comments:

  1. awwww...smiles...now there is def a rock to cling to....very cool...and hey what a cute couple eh? smiles...we have plenty of rocks around our house collected by the boys

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  2. I love the metaphors here and I LOVE that first pic of the leaves reflecting on the rock's surface. You two look like a happy couple :)

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  3. Aww, so sweet. I like how rocks have evolved in your life, Kathe.

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  4. I too collected rocks from everywhere. I have them on shelves and in jars with water too!

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  5. Bet he feels the same about you ... lovely piece!

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  6. That was lovely Kathe. Lovely.

    I found mine too.

    Have a terrific day. Big hugs. :)

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  7. AWWWW...how cute are you and your husband. I am a real sucker about those of us that found forever love. You two look beautiful together.

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  8. That was really sweet! I think that first rock might be a little too big for your pocket though.

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  9. Yep, one lucky (make that two lucky) people! You Rock!!!

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  10. I'm so glad that you found your life partner. I did also but I think we're in the minority. Just lucky, I guess.

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  11. Beautiful Kathy. I loved to collect rocks when I was a kid too--I even tried for a while to learn the names of different kinds and how to identify them (I think I gave up on that). And your forever rock--wonderful. I feel lucky to have one of those too.

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  12. Very sweet, great picture of the two of you.

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  13. What a lovely post! Sounds like you BOTH found your respective perfect rocks. :)

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  14. aww, that's that's cute--"diamond in the rough"! I collected rocks when I was little too!

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  15. And he got a rock solid winner, too!

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  16. Rocks do hold such beauty - especially when you find the perfect rock! So sweet!

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  17. Rocking it all up, Kathe. Being solid rocks sustain longer.And the endearing one sustains the most. Nicely!

    Hank

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  18. What great photos... especially the last one of you both... you look like a perfect match! I'm delighted that you found your diamond, just as I have mine; it's a wonderful surprise to discover that you've chosen the very best! This sweet post left me smiling!

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  19. Lovely...sweet poem!

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  20. Beautiful, A real gem in every sense

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  21. Oh, this is so sweet. I assume your darling has seen this. Y'all make a lovely couple. I enjoyed the progression from rock to ROCK here!

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  22. Kathe, this poem and rocks! Love how you brought us through childhood memories to your love:-) Wonderful and heartwarming :-)

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