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Earth Weeps

The earth steeped
in destruction and alienation,
dreamt of
the warm kiss from
past morning suns
fringed by dewy rainbows.
She longed for
the golden moon
to fall across her chest.
Visions of fragrant blossoms
mixed with green leaves
and budding sprouts
occupied her dreams.
She longed for the
tiny footprints of
furry woodland creatures
to tickle her belly again.
Weeping with sorrow,
the earth dreamt
her children had returned
to honor and look after her.
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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I am a 60 year old womam, married 42 years. Live on a farm in Canada. Mother, grandmother. Love to write. Poems are a new adventure. I have had story stories and articles published. more…

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