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WEEDS ON THE LAWN (Poem #269)

Weeds were growing out on the lawn.
No matter what I did they were never gone.
I'd tug and I'd pull,
But the lawn was still full,
Whether I used patience or brawn.

© Copyright 8/1/1999 by Jean E. Gorney
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I wrote a poem for my daughter and new son-in-law and read it at their wedding reception in 1997. People have been encouraging me ever since. I try to write up-beat and happy poetry. My poetry has been in many anthologies, newspapers, church bulletins,etc. I won a small contest once. I self-published some small(4x5)books with about 16 poems in each that can be used as greeting cards. I include an envelope for mailing. Check them out on my FB page under Jean Magill Gorney. more…

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