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If you pick up a bouquet



It’s common to make love
Without having kids,
And the concept of gifts
Hides possible resolve.

I hope, it is OK,
That child is a precious flower.
If you pick up a bouquet,
Make a present for grandmother.

Coincidence is taken,
And rapture is a fact
If the sleep of yours and waken
Created peaceful pact.

How often among other measures
Do we need to remember grandmothers?
Each age, dear friend, has its pleasures
But youth has its own and others.
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Submitted by leorozum on November 05, 2021

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Leonid Rozumenko

Someone in your domain asks me to send a letter about myself. My pleasure - favorite topic. Who am I? Can’t keep a secret - athletic, open-minded, and generous, with a wide scope, love for women, good company. With love for science and to write something everlasting, which isn’t computer programming anymore. I was born in gorgeous Kyiv (Ukraine) more than 35 years ago, lived in the USA for longer than 4 years and my language is still in progress. My poetry is also a colorful picture of the unseeing battle between “yours truly” and English grammar. My Ukrainian or Russian accent has two unreliable reasons – it’s “for fun” and “hard to get rid of”. The meaning of my last name “Rozumenko” in Ukrainian is very close to “jaba-jaba a dada” in “Crocodile Dundee II”. I have several other weaknesses but I introduce them only to my closest friends. Yours truly, Leo Rozumenko more…

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