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Sunday, October 11, 2009

You Learn




After A While
by Veronica A. Shoffstall
After a while you learn
the subtle difference between
holding a hand and chaining a soul
and you learn
that love doesn't mean leaning
and company doesn't always mean security.
And you begin to learn
that kisses aren't contracts
and presents aren't promises
and you begin to accept your defeats
with your head up and your eyes ahead
with the grace of woman, not the grief of a child
and you learn
to build all your roads on today
because tomorrow's ground is
too uncertain for plans
and futures have a way of falling down
in mid-flight.
After a while you learn
that even sunshine burns
if you get too much
so you plant your own garden
and decorate your own soul
instead of waiting for someone
to bring you flowers.
And you learn that you really can endure
you really are strong
you really do have worth
and you learn
and you learn
with every goodbye, you learn...

5 comments:

  1. oh I love it thanks for sharing it
    sue

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  2. Thank you so much. What a beautiful message.

    Diane M

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  3. Thank you! Your blog post will be advertised on the DigiFree Digital Scrapbooking Freebie search engine today (look for timestamp: 11 Oct [LA 06:00pm, NY 08:00pm] - 12 Oct [UK 01:00am, OZ 11:00am] ).

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  4. Thank you so much for this Freebie. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 2 post on Oct. 12, 2009. Thanks again.

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  5. Wow, so true...just in the middle of a very heart breaking goodbye, so am learning... Thank you for sharing this poem and your art!!!
    Many good wishes from San Juan, PR

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