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Debra J Carter

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A Gift
by Debra J Carter
Saturday, April 07, 2007
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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A Gift

He gave me a gift
but what do i do with it
Nothing to open
No paper to rummage through
Not a box to cut open
Not a string hanging to pull
He gave me a gift
But what do I do with it
No instruction to go by
Not a list of how or way
I received his gift with open arms
I acceped it
What to do with it came all natural
A touch of soft flesh
A gift no one could match
My genes
My offspring
A gift given to me

 

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Reviewed by Kwame Mutulu 4/25/2007
And there's no denying the worth of this gift.. u are a terrific poet.
Reviewed by Babalwa Fali 4/23/2007
Wonderful, keep them flowing!!!
Reviewed by Trish Galbreath 4/14/2007
Wonderful poem!
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 4/7/2007
This write is just darling, a joy to read. A touch of sensitivity interwoven throughout. Thank you.

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 4/7/2007
What a sweet and tender offering dear friend...I too would like to welcome you to the den...hope you enjoy a long stay! Great write! Happy Easter and blessings from Kentucky,
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 4/7/2007
Congrats on your recent book publication in Feb that is so wonderful.
"A Gift" is a beautiful and soft, intimate poetic rendering.
Thank you for sharing this sweet write Debra.

Sincerely,
From the Heart of an Artist...

ps...welcome to the den also hope you enjoy your stay~blessings to you!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 4/7/2007
Handle wih love and tenderness...
Reviewed by Gloria Gay 4/7/2007
Sweet words, sweet poem.
Reviewed by Larry Lounsbury 4/7/2007
I enjoyed your beautiful poem.



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