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Wide Flowers
by Randall Davis Barfield
Saturday, June 21, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Wide Flowers
 
 
 
She loves clothes but she’s not a clotheshorse. If you want to make her happy, give her a new sweater or pair of slacks or a blouse. But not just any item. It’s easier to let her choose. She has good taste. No extremes: nothing gaudy yet nothing on the ultra conservative side. Just right. She loves flowers as well. All colors of flowers—some bright colors one day, other colors another day. Wide flowers, round flowers, elongated ones, tiny ones, hothouse ones, wild ones, to name just a few. But you can’t get away with something by giving gifts. Nothing doing. Can’t be bought easily. In the end she loves God and country and her little family. No less than the clothes and flowers, fortunately. She gets misty eyes on each birthday of the Saviour. Wee Him lying there in His swaddling clothes atop the colorless straw in the manger behaving Himself. We’ve all seen the photos and the plays. God, good clothes, and flowers are three of the pleasures she truly loves, among others.That’s one of the reasons I’m still near. A witness for the defense.   

 

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Reviewed by 000 000 9/27/2008
God is of many beautiful colors and this is a colorful poem.
Sunshine to you, CarolHawks
Reviewed by John Leko 7/13/2008
...the wonderful color of everything...you give to one...is shared with us in good taste...for one so deserving...of flowers.
great work Randall...
John
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/12/2008
A pleasure to read, friend. Thank you for sharing this gift. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 6/25/2008

Loved this~stirkes my femininity!

blessings,
~Gwendolyn

Reviewed by Lois Christensen 6/21/2008
She would of loved the flowered pedal pushers my daughter picked out for me to wear to alumni school reunion picnic. Brown with beige oleander like flowers with palm branches. Oh, well, was not out to impress anybody. Only 6 out of my class there anyway. Got through it better than I thought I would. I'm glad she likes flowers, get her a pair of flowered slacks for summer. They say they are in style now.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/21/2008
Randall, this is a rare gem defining the one who means so much to you! Beautifully done!...ET
Reviewed by Louisa Dobbins 6/21/2008
WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reviewed by D Johnson 6/21/2008
Randall, this work has 'blossomed' into a wonderful write; well done!

Cheers,
Dan



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