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Puddles and Rains - Our Life
by Jackie (Micke) Jinks
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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...it's a matter of control...



Puddles...and

    Rains

    

Puddles
clean and clear
droplets from Heaven

Puddles
to jump into
or span across

Rains
to fill bowls
quenching animal thirsts

Rains
to fill streams
cleaning away polutants

Rains
spreading o'er fields
irrigating our food-life

heavy rains
bigger puddles
send man and beast to higher ground
ruining crops and lifestyles

We cannot control rains or puddles...
but we can control our lives.

 

© Jackie (Micke) Jinks, June 2010

 


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Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/30/2010
Very true, but with all these heavy rains lately, I wish I could control my basement flooding!
Reviewed by Paul Berube 6/30/2010
Let it rain. Nicely done, Jackie.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 6/30/2010
Oh...if we just could go back being toddlers jumping on those puddles...

Georg

Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 6/29/2010
Very true, and yes we can control how we live our lives...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 6/29/2010
Jackie, read this a few times..much wisdom 'shines' even though it is raining..it is how we look at it..wow..great poem
love
Christine
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/29/2010
I appreciate the philosophy that you have shared via your verses here, Jackie. Thank you. Love and best wishes to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 6/29/2010
Better just a puddle than a large flood...e
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 6/29/2010
Did you say it was more than fourty days? Just asking.
Hugs! Jasmin Horst



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