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The irony Is not lost on me That no matter How hard I try I’ll never know How long I’ll live Until the day I die.   With Love, Russ

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Peculiar Perfection

Two lost and hurting hearts Seeking love and protection Risked great pain to come together But found peculiar perfection.   With Love, Russ

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The sweetest fruit most full of flavor Awaits inside our hearts to savor. With Love, Russ

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Waxing Poetic

I’ve been on a poetic roll these last few days. If you’d like to experience my poetry, please check out my blog devoted to it at http://agratefulmanspoetry.com. A Grateful Man’s Poetry The titles of some of my recent creations include: “A … Continue reading

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Last Dance

(Genesis: When I saw two falling leaves swirl around each other as they fell to the ground, they reminded me of two lovers dancing.)   Last Dance They clung tightly Knowing when they leapt It would be forever Flirted with … Continue reading

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Change of Heart: A Children’s Rhyming Story

Change of Heart  “Why do you look so sad?” asked my friend Chad.  “It’s because of the bad day I’ve had!”  He asked, “What’s wrong with your eyes?”  Now that was a big surprise!  As he and I sat to … Continue reading

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A Man With a Treasure

A Man With a Treasure  I know a man  Who has  A true treasure  For a wife  Yet too often Chooses  To focus  On her relatively few faults  Instead of celebrating  And  Being grateful  For all the ways  He is … Continue reading

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