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Closed on Mondays
by Vivian L Dawson

Monday, September 17, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Closed on Mondays 

Following instincts can enable ability
to accomplish extraordinary things


Blind optimism can lead us into
unstable territory much like a
closed restaurant when a mind
full of food for thought is needed

(c) Closed on Mondays
Vivian L Dawson


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Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader) 9/20/2012
The flare in the finish was delectable, Vivian. "...when a mind/full of food for thought is needed." Prancing pony of a poem ~~ Diana
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 9/18/2012
Extraordinary...made me go back and read this over and over, I do trust my instincts, but there have been times I have been blindsided as well..great poem~
Reviewed by Felix Perry 9/18/2012
Lovely wisdom to contemplate...
Reviewed by Rory Dall (Reader) 9/18/2012
It's funny how a few well penned lines can make you stop and examine the meaning of words. Many of us would admit to defining instinct and optimism fairly synonymously. On reflection they are miles apart as you cleverly point out.
Reviewed by Laura Fall 9/18/2012
A great write my friend and I sure like the photo as well done indeed Laura
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 9/18/2012
Instinct vs intuition and should be listened to

Love and Light
Reviewed by John Flanagan 9/18/2012
i'll choose instincts any day over everything else;
good way of seeing here, Vivian, and i like the Monday
image very much

Reviewed by ANNA CLOUTIER (Reader) 9/17/2012
Reviewed by william goldman (Reader) 9/17/2012
yep, you are right, such as BRAD,S BAR B Q. LOL HG
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 9/17/2012
Well said, nice poem...Most places are closed on Mondays...
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 9/17/2012
No actually everything was closed this monday. Schools.(teacher workshop day ). Very cool poem.
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 9/17/2012
this is a very interesting and correct set of phrases Vivian
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 9/17/2012
Lady Vivian ~
Splendid thoughts of philosophical optimism.
A day of shopping and oh my, the lovely resturant is
closed on Monday's !!

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 9/17/2012
Amen! I've been known to follow that blind optimism down some pretty sticky situation. Some even dangerous. After all that I still, at these my declining years have to guard against it. Good philosophical writing, Vivian.
Reviewed by D. Vegas 9/17/2012
Enjoyed throughly,Vivian...I'm sure most of us have experienced that blindness that takes us out of our realm into another with all kinds
of consequences.


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