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My Palm Tree...
by Ed Matlack
Friday, June 06, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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As you can plainly see

Of this pretty palm tree

I did from Al & Leah it receive

As well from the island of Tybee…

 

So little do I ever a palm tree see

Only when I am watching the TV

I find them to be oh so quite pretty

Taken for granted are they

By people who live under them by the sea…

 

But this particular tree

Was given as a gift to me

Ownership is not mine, really

So for you to view it, I won’t charge a fee…

© ed ~ 6/6/08

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Reviewed by Peter Adotey Addo 7/12/2012
Thanks for not charging a fee .. good looks and I can almost feel the breeze behind the Palm while the frondss dance to and fro ...
Reviewed by Dark Knight 6/11/2008
LOL well then I'll look at it from time to time and see what poems with palm trees I can come up with-anyone wonders I'll say well it was Ed Matlack's tree that inspired me hahaha
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 6/7/2008
Well, the pic didn't come through, Ed, but your loving word-images made up for that! Great friends you have for conveying a wonderful gift to you; treasure your gift and friendship...
Blessings and Love ~~ Micke
Reviewed by Bonnie May 6/7/2008
Since the pic didn't come through, your words drew a better one. Best wishes, Bonnie
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/7/2008
Excellent write, Ed; bravo! Only sorry I didn't get to see the pic!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :)
Reviewed by Axilea MU 6/7/2008
I would have liked to see it too, but I read your words and imagined.

Axilea
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/7/2008
Alas, I cannot plainly see it, because, Alas, many of us cannot upload pictures on A.D., yet once again.
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 6/7/2008
Not able to view it either, but I know they are so neat and I loved them when I was in Bermuda. Bending in the wind during a storm they are a sight to see. Soo deep green and all. People bought hats made of them that were deep green, but would eventually turn light. Have palm branches at Eastertime and they are quite a sight. Thanks for the poem about them.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 6/7/2008
I need to get more powerful eyeglasses because your palm tre is so tyni tyni that I can't see it or it is because one of your pink elephants are in front of it? you smoking a Mexican burrito?

Edvard the Elder
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 6/6/2008
i were not able to view it....
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 6/6/2008
Beautifully imaged in verse - a wonderful gift from a friend. :) I, too, love palm trees. :)

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson 6/6/2008
You will have to repost sir...I am glad you saved it for it was taken in our lighter days when on the beaches of Tybee hand in hand we would stroll....In fact I promised leah if she would just get better for me that I would once again take her to that spot under that tree...she said but we cant pay what they want in price and I told her that if she would only get well that I would somehow...someway come up with enough that we can pay...It will happen...it has to....thanks so much for sharing this tree though with the eye it cant be seen...you sir are a true gentlmen.

Al
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 6/6/2008
Loved it, couldn't see it...but I could vision it in my mind, sipping a cool drink, tanning, and relaxing beneath the pine tree. I had some trouble posting a poem a while ago...don't know what's going on...tech difficulty I suppose. Enjoyed the write!
Blessings,
Joyce B.
Reviewed by Jeff Mason 6/6/2008
So you say there's a lovely palm tree
the all of us can view strictly for free?

I don't know about the others, but you can count me!
-- Jeff



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