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The Treasure Chest
by Steve Robertson

Friday, January 30, 2004

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One of the unfortunate things about me is that as an artist, author, craftsman and lover of life, I have tended to be attracted to things on the side of the road people have thrown away. Of course being poor necessitated that also. Anyway, my garage has gotten so cluttered it is usless as a garage, thus prompting this poem. this poem is one of 30 from my book Acorns of Love and Wisdom that are posted by on my page here at Author's Den. Most are love poems


What confusion it is
To be a collector
In a living world
Where all things
Appear unique and desirable

I should declare
The world
My treasure chest
And leave things be
Until I take a walk
And examine my collection

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Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 8/5/2004
Ah! I love and identify with your stream of thought! I'm glad I got to read this!
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 1/31/2004
Steve....excellent write!!!!
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 1/30/2004
I always do too and this is excellent!
Reviewed by Tami Ryan 1/30/2004
Seems there's much more to this one than meets the eye. Thanks for the momentary glance inward.
Reviewed by Jim Dunlap 1/30/2004
I too wrote a poem like this, but I have not posted it here on the Den. I think that man's beginnings have contributed to making him into a packrat. Anyway, point well taken.
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 1/30/2004
This was nice, I liked this, excellent Steve,

Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 1/30/2004
Hi sound like my husband...I am a purger...he is a sure pile up in a hurry...and it never fails..As soon as you finally throw something out....RIGHT... You find you need it and have to go buy it...LOL...been there...done that..nice poem..well done...floria
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/30/2004
nice write, steve! enjoyed~

(((HUGS))) and much love, your tx. friend, karen lynn. :D
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