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Impressions

A smile, a song, the waves upon the sand,
we all seek deeper meanings to what we see;
A turquoise sky with streaks of sunny gold,
and the ominous roar of the raging sea.

A vivid painting by Cezanne or Monet,
the dappled canvasses of the natural world;
Impressionism is their unique and flawless style,
desigining images which send messages unfurled.

Our very hearts reach out to touch another,
with fervent hopes of conquering the awesome fear;
That somehow a special person is not aware,
of our complex feelings deep, intense and real.

We all have times when we think we know,
what happens when a hand touches our own;
Often we mistake it for favored friendship,
yet it may demonstrate emotions quite unknown.

We all view life though many different lenses,
despite the similarities of experiences we share;
It's up to us to rise and explore beyond the surface,
to fully discover each universal truth within our care.
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