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Books
· Carrboro Poetica

· Above and Below

· Spinning Straw: the Jeff Apple Story


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· Euceless Laughs, Y O U Laugh {Capice?}

· This is Your Lucky Day by Euceless Liesalot

· Christmas Fax for da Broads in da Audience

· Flashing

· Owner Will Repair Kitchen Floor {flash humor}

· Courting Able


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· Amnesty International Pressing for More Anti-Rape Legislation

· Bullying has no Place in a Democracy

· Calling Dr. Mengele, Calling Dr. Mengele

· Show and Tell by Karen Vanderlaan - Review

· Valley of the Shadow by Sybil Austin Skakle - Review

· Courage in Patience by Beth Fehlbaum -- a Review

· Heart Attack Symptoms Differ for Men and Women -- Read and Share!

· If you Have Been Kidnapped or Abducted --A Letter from Someone who Cares

· RICO for Kids - Help Missing Children, U.S.A.

· Reason to Celebrate! {re O N E's impact re suffering in Africa}


Poetry
· Listen to Your Muse, Then get up an' do Your Thing

· Poem an Inside Job

· Vicks, Flannel, and Great Expectations?

· Rumor January 19, two Thousand Thirteen

· Snow Night with Bird

· Gunned Down

· Shape Shifter

· Fought Tooth and Nail, I Know You {for Ellie}

· Night-Light

· We are Here to Tell You

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· Bullying has no Place in a Democracy Featured at Creative Thinkers Intnl

· Poem to Appear in Sketchbook

· Poems to Appear in Sensations' 21st Century Issue

· In Richard Lee King's The Price of Freedom

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  The Heart Primer - International Version
by Phyllis Jean Green
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.

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This was my first attempt at an acrostic.
Hope you approve. xOx Pea xOx
_______________________________________




A is for All for one and one for all!
B for Because it is the route to peace.
C for Can't we please start now?
D,I don't know, how about Dream?
E for Eager, Endure, and. . .yes. . .Embrace.
F,let's assign to Friendship -- so important.
G,let's say, is for Good and Grace.
H?  Let me see.  How about Handiwork?
I  shouldn't be for I, but for Ideals.
J for Justice.  Oh yes, and Joy.
K for kisses chaste and otherwise.
L, you guessed it, is for Love.
M for Making the world a better place.
N?  Hmmm.  Let's make it for Nice.
O for Oddballs to be nice to, too.
P is for Poems to entertain and inspire.
Q for Questioning powers-that-be.
R for Reach, rather than rich.  Right?
S for Saving ourselves by giving.
T let's let stand for Today
U is for U-turn if going the wrong way.
V for Victories gained by peaceful means.
W I like for World We embrace with heart & Will.
X is a toughie.  Gon' hafta reserve.
Y for Yield to keep from crashing.
Z for Zero tolerance toward hate.  Period.
 

 

  (c)  Phyllis Jean Green,  July, 2010

 


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Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 7/30/2010
Love it!
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 7/25/2010
An eclectic assortment of love. How about xylophone?

Ron
Reviewed by Susan Smith 7/24/2010
X - for X-mas? Good poem for Sunday School - for all ages.
Reviewed by JMS Bell 7/24/2010
IF ONLY...IF ONLY, WELL, WE WILL ALL JUST HAVE TO KEEPING PRAYING THAT ONE DAY...IF ONLY. THANKS FOR SHARING THIS GREAT MESSAGE. LOVE AND BLESSINGS, JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Lori Moore 7/24/2010
A wonderful message.
Reviewed by Jon Willey 7/23/2010
Phyllis Jean, a difficult task you assumed my friend. But I do like what you have rendered here for examination. Nasty old "X", a tough one in any situation. Glad it was you and not I to struggle with that one. Joy, love and peace be with you. Jon Michael
Reviewed by Connie Faust 7/23/2010
First of all, I love the title, "The Heart Primer - International Version" We all need a heart primer!
A really nice, cheerful, wise primer it is .
Now for the X, how about, "X is don't put all your X in one basket; reach out and touch somebody." LOL
Connie
Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/23/2010
A great alphabet of reason that should be followed by all...
fee
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 7/23/2010
Awesome Acrostic poetry!!!! You are amazing!

Peace,love and light,
Amber
Reviewed by TONY NERONE 7/23/2010
Wonderful piece of writing, Phyllis.


GOD BLESS YOU
TONY
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 7/23/2010
A well crafted poem, Pea...love it!

Carole~
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 7/23/2010
i like this!!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 7/22/2010
Much beauty, much compassion, many lessons in wise lines -- now would we learn from this wonderful write. Thank you, (((Pea))). Well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 7/22/2010
This is a wonderfully stitched together poem--
I feel like I have just sat in on a very intimate conversation!
And the end ties it all together cleverly ~
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by John Flanagan 7/22/2010
I like I and K and O and R and U..oh hell, I like all of them, Pea...and I like you, too.
Ever your fan.

John
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