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  Balloon
by Eileen Clemens Granfors
Sunday, April 26, 2009
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Would this work?


Balloon

I bought a clear balloon,

And into it I blew,

Every foul thought, moment of bitterness, anger,

Pain, heartache, doubt, resentment, fear.

The clear balloon turned black and  the skin was tight.

It burst.

I felt free.

 

 




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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
I wrote one similar to this several years ago, "I Wish", when I was frustrated with my boss ... it's always good to release. :) Well done, Eileen, nice reading you again!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by jude forese
nice ... quite unique ...
Reviewed by Sophia Ann Montoya
Excellent visual !!
Reviewed by Felix Perry
I like it and love the idea that the mind could do this so easily, when my daughter got married she wrote her maiden name on a white helium balloon and holding my hand she let it go into the night to symbolize her becoming the wife to her husband although she assured me I would always be her star.

Fee
Reviewed by Linda Settles
Breathe it out!!! I think it might help at least. But I don't know if it turns black. You may a tinge of multiple other hues mixed into the darkness. The trick is to keep that powerful balloon from floating away with you! :-
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