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A Lament
by Jon Michael Willey

Sunday, April 20, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Give love a chance

Strewn upon fertile grounds

Not Heaven sent

Germinating seeds

Weeds of discontent

Within every man

Of every land

The summons to lament

Should have been sent

Absent of compassion

What wretched fruit

Shall we permit

To be fashioned

Sow again

Seeds of promise

That love may blossom



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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/27/2008
Sow again
Seeds of promise
That love may blossom

Let it be so, Jon. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 4/21/2008
Seeds of faith, hope, love, charity and unending compassion for our fellow man. Deeply emotional write just filled with so much passion....

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 4/21/2008
Not a lament--a wonderful request.

Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/21/2008
Superb poem with a wisdom message Jon! Love your word usage!
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 4/21/2008
The "wretched fruit" has existed much too long, and it's time (as you say) to sow "seeds of promise"! Wisdom in your poetic words, Jon!
Peace and love ~~ Micke
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/21/2008
I guess "You reep what you sew" wonderful offering Jon!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 4/21/2008
To 'Blossom' is to love,,,beauty from within, displayed on the outside.
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 4/21/2008
Jon, This Is So Lovely
Like Your Words Always Are In Poem & In Review!!
& Even Fun & Definetly PMA!!
Positiver Mental Attitude!!
Thats You!! & Love Will & Can & does Bloosom
Embraced ~ Embrassé
Reviewed by Randall Barfield 4/20/2008
In our country there are many who have so much. Sad how love doesn't blossom! Good piece.
Reviewed by Janice Beaty Hamilton 4/20/2008
Wonderful message... if you keep getting weeds... step back, rethink... sow again till the love blossoms come forth! Blessings, Janice
Reviewed by Deborah Munson (Reader) 4/20/2008
You reep what you sew -- Seeds of love will definitely abound if planted. Great Write! Deborah:)
Reviewed by Gerard Gauthier 4/20/2008
We all need "Seeds of promise", well put...Great read
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/20/2008
To me, it's treat others the way you want to be treated. :) These make the most beautiful blooms. Excellent, Jon.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 4/20/2008
Very well done,enjoyed as always...have a wonderful and safe day....Hugsss
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 4/20/2008
Some folks just can't grow stuff
It's all in the love ya give the seeds and then the plants
I enjoy your work

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