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AnnaMayZing
Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:32:39 PM
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The world isn't ready for "him" to be "her",
Since acting he never could ace.
But here is a secret that I now can share,
His singing voice is a perfect pitch Bass!





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If anyone wishes to find the beginning of this epic saga, here it is:

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"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." George Santayana
Adagio
Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2020 1:35:21 PM
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His singing voice is a perfect pitch Bass!
Like a cello of an aspiring nightingale,
Born of an egg, hatched by love,
Renowned, for songs in the twilight.
Survivor
Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2020 5:04:23 PM
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Renowned, for songs in the twilight
the whippoorwill spreads delight
to all that listen and seek release,
from pain, they seek some peace.
gypsy
Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2020 10:48:05 PM
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From pain, they seek some peace
As prayers and pleas rise to the sky,
Ending always on the same refrain

Pain, pain, go away
We've taken all we can
Be done, go away, be gone,

Don't come back another day



The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Junius



AnnaMayZing
Posted: Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:42:08 PM
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Don't come back another day,
Nor week, nor month, nor year.
Listen now to what I say,
Don't come back at all, you hear?


The third part of this epic journey starts here... https://www.storiesspace.com/stories/drama/the-long-road-home-chapter-1.aspx

If anyone wishes to find the beginning of this epic saga, here it is:

https://www.storiesspace.com/stories/drama/-the-nurses-.aspx

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." George Santayana
Survivor
Posted: Wednesday, December 23, 2020 7:15:55 PM
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Don't come back at all, you hear,
understand what I'm saying to you, my dear,
relinquish any hopes of me, you see,
that I might ever set you free,

Decide that you will stand alone
and carry on, perhaps atone,
for all the hurt you've done to me
and now just know we both agree.
gypsy
Posted: Wednesday, December 23, 2020 11:13:27 PM
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And now just know we both agree
We'll go on one last spending spree
Fling all caution to the winds,
Abandon frugal cares with glee

Whatever nonsense our hearts desire
Will lift us from this tired quagmire
Our senseless greed will lift us higher
Common sense lights no fire

Alas too soon this spending spree
Comes to an end before it begins
As once again you and me
Eye to eye
Do not see



The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Junius



AnnaMayZing
Posted: Sunday, January 3, 2021 2:26:32 PM
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Do not see
Do not hear
Do not worry
Do not fear

Evil there is, all about,
But goodness is there too.
Be aware and never doubt,
Your faith will see you through.

The third part of this epic journey starts here... https://www.storiesspace.com/stories/drama/the-long-road-home-chapter-1.aspx

If anyone wishes to find the beginning of this epic saga, here it is:

https://www.storiesspace.com/stories/drama/-the-nurses-.aspx

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." George Santayana
Adagio
Posted: Sunday, January 3, 2021 2:50:02 PM
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Your faith sill see you through
most doors and portals
but payer is the gospel
and the key of life
Survivor
Posted: Sunday, January 3, 2021 4:51:36 PM
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And the key of life,
the genetic code
gave scientific proof
to Darwin's theory...

Now we know.
AnnaMayZing
Posted: Monday, January 4, 2021 10:41:54 AM
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Now we know...

But do we, though?
We think we do,
Those people who,
Cause so much strife,
Creating new life.

The third part of this epic journey starts here... https://www.storiesspace.com/stories/drama/the-long-road-home-chapter-1.aspx

If anyone wishes to find the beginning of this epic saga, here it is:

https://www.storiesspace.com/stories/drama/-the-nurses-.aspx

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." George Santayana
Adagio
Posted: Monday, January 4, 2021 11:03:52 AM
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Creating new life
among the fields
with honey bees
and daffodils
AnnaMayZing
Posted: Monday, January 4, 2021 11:56:31 AM
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And Daffodils
So yellow bright
Herald spring
In all her might.

The third part of this epic journey starts here... https://www.storiesspace.com/stories/drama/the-long-road-home-chapter-1.aspx

If anyone wishes to find the beginning of this epic saga, here it is:

https://www.storiesspace.com/stories/drama/-the-nurses-.aspx

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." George Santayana
Ssv
Posted: Monday, January 4, 2021 2:52:35 PM
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She shines her light
Upon the barren land
And brings new life
With her vernal command

"I remembered you with my soul clenched
in that sadness of mine that you know.
"

Pablo Neruda
Clenched Soul
gypsy
Posted: Tuesday, January 5, 2021 5:07:33 AM
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Hi Ssv! Welcome to the forum games!

The aim of this thread is, the last line of the previous poem becomes the first line of yours.

So, yours should have begun with Anna's last line, "in all her might".

In this case, I'll do some line stitching together of both your last lines

In all her might
With her vernal command
Sweet zephyrs waft
Over thawing fields
Melting snow,
Rivulets run
Seeds soon sprout
Push,
Reach to the sun

But not just yet
January's only begun
There's still a while
Before winter's done




The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Junius



AnnaMayZing
Posted: Tuesday, January 5, 2021 11:09:31 AM
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Before winter's done
I hope I shall see
More soft, white snow
adorn the trees.

And as our breath hangs
in clear, icy air
The bright, unhindered sun
Creates a harsh, white glare.



The third part of this epic journey starts here... https://www.storiesspace.com/stories/drama/the-long-road-home-chapter-1.aspx

If anyone wishes to find the beginning of this epic saga, here it is:

https://www.storiesspace.com/stories/drama/-the-nurses-.aspx

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." George Santayana
Adagio
Posted: Tuesday, January 5, 2021 12:18:52 PM
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Creates a harsh, white glare
with the rising sun
of angels from blue Heaven
dressed in silken wings
Dreamcatcher
Posted: Wednesday, January 6, 2021 7:44:56 AM
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Dressed in silken wings
Flutters silently gliding
As fairies dance and sing
Yet forever hiding.

Adagio
Posted: Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:10:28 AM
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Yet forever hiding
shadow on the wall
a photograph of dust
bringing back memories.
AnnaMayZing
Posted: Saturday, January 9, 2021 11:26:31 AM
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Bringing back memories,
As clear as the day.
Music from the seventies,
When it begins to play.

Those carefree times
before the stress
and strain of life.
We were truly blessed.

The third part of this epic journey starts here... https://www.storiesspace.com/stories/drama/the-long-road-home-chapter-1.aspx

If anyone wishes to find the beginning of this epic saga, here it is:

https://www.storiesspace.com/stories/drama/-the-nurses-.aspx

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." George Santayana
Adagio
Posted: Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:25:08 PM
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We were truly blessed,
When life was slower,
Soon to be dust,
In a silent butler.
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