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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Magpie Tales # 271

Still Life , 1907, by John Frederick Peto
 
 
Without you
By my side walking together
I might as well
Hang up my life 
~~~
 
Many thanks to Tess Kincaid
who provides to us each week
an image to evoke poetry and stories
for all of us to write, read and enjoy.
Do stop by Magpie Tales to add your
creations or just to read. It's great fun!

22 comments:

  1. Very well done too. As always.

    Have a terrific day. Scritches to Miss Lucy. ♥♥♥

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  2. So sad and beautiful at the same time.

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  3. Bittersweet. Love the photo you choose.

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  4. Filled with longing. :-(

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  5. A melancholy tone it has but is laced with the sweet memories of someone.

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  6. Succint yet poignant.

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  7. Such sadness.. and I think at the end of the road that's what it feels like.

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  8. This is perfect, couldn't be bettered. Kudos.
    Anna :o]

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  9. Awwwww. Your words are delightful and so very sad. Love and romance and loss.

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  10. Anonymous7:04 PM

    Outstanding!

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  11. Sometimes you need to hang your life for a while and take a break!

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  12. True love defined in a few beautifully chosen words.
    Visit Keith's Ramblings!

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  13. Awesome, pithy take!

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  14. Anonymous11:11 AM

    sweet!

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  15. When you have that one, you never want it to end.

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  16. I have a favourite bag, too

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  17. This is perfect, and I know they'll last long after the sunset of life!

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  18. Short and beautiful the way I like them!

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  19. Beautiful words.

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  20. Lovely. reeks of introspection

    Much love...

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  21. Sad but provides a very specific picture.

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  22. Sad but gives a very specific picture!

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