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by F William (Bill) Broome
Friday, June 02, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A determined woman is dangerous.

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On a crisp day in early April
months since she had seen a visitor
the sight of a new someone
driving a team and wagon toward
their place gripped her down where
nature controls mind and body

His team halted on the time-harden road
greeting her in a low rumbling voice
more pleasant than the preacherís
and from her a soft hello staring
into eyes of a man younger than Papa

Her dream is reality for a young man
who asks if Luke Barkley lives here
bringing a vigorous nod
catching his wide smile
of beautiful teeth and kind lips

He is the one Papa talked about at
breakfast the helper for
planting and harvesting
and she at eighteen had begun
planning a special celebration
and a harvest of her own
around the time of Thanksgiving

F William Broome 2o05-09


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Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 6/2/2006
A very lovely write!
Reviewed by richard cederberg 6/2/2006
Is it just me Bill, or are you getting more and more prolific?

This write painted a powerful scene!

Reviewed by Shoma Mittra 6/2/2006
what a lovely write !
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 6/2/2006

A wonderfully imaged and written piece; well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Crystal Silver Angel (Reader) 6/2/2006
Real poetry at it's finest Bill..

Xxxx Dove
Reviewed by Gloria Buono Daly 6/2/2006
Wonderful story about spring, harvest and life. Glad "Papa's" daughter finally got visitors. Thanks for sharing, Gloria
Reviewed by Peter Paton 6/2/2006
Quite a meeting, and quite a celebration...
Love is in the air.....

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