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A Gift
by Debra J Carter

Saturday, April 07, 2007
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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A Gift

He gave me a gift
but what do i do with it
Nothing to open
No paper to rummage through
Not a box to cut open
Not a string hanging to pull
He gave me a gift
But what do I do with it
No instruction to go by
Not a list of how or way
I received his gift with open arms
I acceped it
What to do with it came all natural
A touch of soft flesh
A gift no one could match
My genes
My offspring
A gift given to me


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Reviewed by Kwame Mutulu 4/25/2007
And there's no denying the worth of this gift.. u are a terrific poet.
Reviewed by Babalwa Fali 4/23/2007
Wonderful, keep them flowing!!!
Reviewed by Trish Galbreath 4/14/2007
Wonderful poem!
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 4/7/2007
This write is just darling, a joy to read. A touch of sensitivity interwoven throughout. Thank you.

Be safe,
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 4/7/2007
What a sweet and tender offering dear friend...I too would like to welcome you to the den...hope you enjoy a long stay! Great write! Happy Easter and blessings from Kentucky,
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 4/7/2007
Congrats on your recent book publication in Feb that is so wonderful.
"A Gift" is a beautiful and soft, intimate poetic rendering.
Thank you for sharing this sweet write Debra.

From the Heart of an Artist...

ps...welcome to the den also hope you enjoy your stay~blessings to you!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 4/7/2007
Handle wih love and tenderness...
Reviewed by Gloria Gay 4/7/2007
Sweet words, sweet poem.
Reviewed by Larry Lounsbury 4/7/2007
I enjoyed your beautiful poem.

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