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The Sidewalk
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Don't know where this came from ... and so, I write ...

Image 2011, Karla Dorman


The sidewalk rushes up to me,
face to face.  We kiss like old
friends --- been too long since

we've seen each other.  So, it
says, how are you?  What's 
new in your life?  Nothing, I say,

except for this problem with
my balance.  That's new.  Think
we'll be seeing much more of

each other from now on.  What's
new with you?, I ask.  Not too
much, it says, except the cracks.

Hell getting old.  Well, got to go,
it says, things to do, peope to
catch --- great seeing you, we

will have to do this again, talk
about the good old times ----
and it was gone.  Didn't even

say good-bye.  Get up, dust
myself off, and make my way
into the rest of the afternoon.

© 2011, Karla Dorman

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Reviewed by Jon Willey 9/18/2011
Karla, you made an interesting poem from an event most folks do not relish the thought of -- a face down tumble onto the sidewalk -- I guess you are ok since you did not mention any sharp pains or bleeding -- take care and stay alert my dear friend -- too many encounters with the sidewalk will leave you the worse for wear -- I bid you joy, peace, an improved sense of balance and love -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Felix Perry 9/10/2011
It is good to look at and try and accept our problems with wit and humor as you have done here Karla, when our body fails us it is such a disabling feeling.
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Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/10/2011
I nearly met the Sidewalk today walking home when I tripped. Thank GOD I did NOT fall, but I did stumble a little! LOL GREAT poem; well done, Karla!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 9/10/2011
Wow Karla this was awesome, thank you for sharing
In Christs Love
Michelle~



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