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Old 04-16-2012, 09:04 AM   #8176
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Old 04-16-2012, 09:55 AM   #8177
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I have many good stories.
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Old 04-19-2012, 01:49 AM   #8178
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Old 04-19-2012, 05:13 AM   #8179
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Old 04-19-2012, 05:19 AM   #8180
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Old 04-19-2012, 05:42 AM   #8181
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Watching young ones flee,
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Old 04-21-2012, 11:29 AM   #8182
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Old 04-21-2012, 09:26 PM   #8183
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I can't disobey
the mandate of the old oaks:
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Old 04-23-2012, 05:51 AM   #8184
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Acorn, leaf, bright knife—
survival of the fittest
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Old 04-23-2012, 06:31 AM   #8185
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Quickly forgotten,
empty melodies of youth;
bitter notes sustain.
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Old 04-23-2012, 10:13 PM   #8186
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Bitter notes sustain
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Old 04-24-2012, 04:39 PM   #8187
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"...and keep its tone fresh"
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Old 04-25-2012, 07:40 AM   #8188
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Writing new poems
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:39 AM   #8189
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Old 04-26-2012, 01:14 PM   #8190
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Old 04-26-2012, 04:03 PM   #8191
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Hashing up old news?
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:11 PM   #8192
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:58 PM   #8193
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Stills, and then exhales--
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:11 AM   #8194
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Old 04-27-2012, 09:44 AM   #8195
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Old 04-27-2012, 04:06 PM   #8196
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Each further apart,
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Old 04-27-2012, 09:42 PM   #8197
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:28 AM   #8198
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around all of us is space
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:40 AM   #8199
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No space to waste time,
no poems to give for free
except to you, friend.
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