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Single Blossom
by Budd Nelson

Monday, August 27, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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A thought that came as I was deep in thought over someone I thought a lot of for many years.

A single blossom exists
amid only desolation.
How then could anyone think
they have the right for it as theirs.
Better to leave it for all
and just keep the memory yours.

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Reviewed by Felix Perry 9/5/2012
I think this poem is such a wonderful metaphor for all things in life. Enjoyed.
Reviewed by T Jett (Reader) 8/31/2012
Beautiful poem, Budd ... Heartfelt...
Reviewed by Laura Fall 8/30/2012
So heartfelt and beautifully written as always my friend Laura
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 8/29/2012
Such be the butterfly to behold
*Budd* as free is your wisdom

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 8/28/2012
Budd ~
Lovely a single blossom to a beautiful memory for keepsake.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Odin Roark 8/28/2012
As Ansel Adams proclaimed: most of my best pictures are archived in my head. So too the impact of this image and all that it conjured up then, and most likely now, for you. Our male gender could take a lesson from this and remember it often as we exercise our sometimes out of control testosterone influence. Women should not be possessions or trophies. If they are not deserving of your respect, willingness to let fly as they wish, and trustworthy without the legal contracts today that serve as marriage licenses, then they probably, like the flower that one passes by, not for you.
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 8/28/2012
This is deeply touching on so many levels!!! A keeper, Budd....awesome write!

Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci 8/27/2012
Beautiful! And, yes, let the flower go to seed so there will be more of them next year!

Love ya!

Reviewed by Gert van Weenen (Reader) 8/27/2012
We never may claim something beautiful as being ours,
As soon as we claim it, it loses already a piece of it's beauty.

A wonderful little pearl my friend with a lot of wisdom in it
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 8/27/2012
What a beautiful little poem in few words
To allow something so beautiful for others
to enjoy.

Simplicity can say so much in so few words,
yet convey the meaning so clearly

Wonderful Budd

Love and Light
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 8/27/2012
Second wife. A saint. We were walking down the street in Hollywood, California. I stopped and picked a beautiful flower from a bush in someone's yard and thought I'd done good when I presented it to her. She refused the flower saying it wasn't mine to give her. After my pout I understood that she was right, as she was about so many many things.

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