the perfect portrait of watered grass. MAG

January 1, 2010
By jackinthebox GOLD, Belle Fourche, South Dakota
jackinthebox GOLD, Belle Fourche, South Dakota
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Favorite Quote:
"There must be security for all, or no one is secure. Now, this does not mean giving up any freedom, except the freedom to act irresponsibly." - Klaatu, The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)


His Eyes are a perfect portrait of watered grass,
Hands neatly folded to dignify your lost respect
and Smile in perfect focus of a low-def camera –
a lost boy wanting that
final, maturing embrace.

If you see him on the street,
the solemn tread of loosened shoes can tell you
He's been everywhere you'll never want to go.


The author's comments:
A poem dedicated to a homeless man I met
and got to know.


unlike all those pictures of them you see,

he wasn't in black and white.

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on Mar. 14 2013 at 12:32 pm
CourtCourt DIAMOND, Franklinville, New York
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Favorite Quote:
2 Corinthians 12:9
But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. ” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.

Whoa. this is so good and powerful! i love it <3


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