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Nature of Mortality
by Vivian L Dawson

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Plant your intellectual seeds
carefully nurture them as they sprout..let go of any old ideas

that have already served purpose
to be open to current lessons..all
the while maintaining calm in the
face of any danger presently at
hand by applying good ole common
sense administering a backup plan

 (c) Nature of Mortality
19June2012
Vivian L Dawson

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/25/2012
Thank you for sharing your thoughts and suggestions through your verses, Vivian. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 6/24/2012
Such a fine line between the wild and humane....which can learn from each other, with great respect.
Christine
Reviewed by jude forese 6/21/2012
wise and quite clever, Vivian ...
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 6/21/2012
Seeds of nurtured sprouts.
Great photo !!!
Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Andy Turner 6/21/2012
Sage advice! The mind has to leap from the memory-go-round.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/21/2012
That's amazing. Was working on my short story, Last Man Standing, yesterday. He was walking on a trail down what used to be an interstate highway in heavy brush when he walked upon a pride of lions. Fortunately, my hero had his 356 Magnum on his hip and scared them off. This fellow in the tent, does not appear to have that option.

Ron
Reviewed by Laura Fall 6/21/2012
A meaningful and clever write my friend Laura
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 6/20/2012
Yes..and it is said...enough of common sense means you are a genius !!! Best wishes Vivian :)neerja
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/20/2012
Wise words that we all should do well to remember.
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Reviewed by Rory Dall (Reader) 6/20/2012
I spent a lifetime trying to get folks to let go of old ideas; one tough job but like you say when the intellectual seeds begin to sprout.....
I may be wrong but I figure it is easier to remain calm whilst admiring a lion from a safe distance through a scope sight.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 6/20/2012
Good ole common sense, something that I sorely wish the politicians in Washington and at state level had an abundance of. Not to be I fear.

I liked the truism of this piece, Vivian. Simple. Direct. Uh, if I may say, you were using good ole common sense.



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