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WHITE PICKET FENCE

Updated on January 3, 2010

 

The white picket fence~

Strolls down~

The front yard~

 

Half boarders the~

Woods with briars~

Leaves, weeds and such.

Dirty~

Paint peeled~

Various mold and muck.

 

Half has clean grass~

Green as could be~

Daffodils~

Irises~

With paint white and clean.

 

We walk that picket fence~

All our lives~

Choosing~

Teetering~

Falling from side to side.

 

By

Lisa J. Warner

AKA

Lisa Luv

 

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 5 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      wayne barrett , Deborah Brooks & Vellur Thank you all for visiting and your heartfelt comments...They were all such a delight to wake up to on Monday morning. May you all enjoy a wonderful spring day.

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      How true we are walking gingerly on the picket called life trying to find our way. Great poem.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Lisa.. You got me ready for spring for sure reading this wonderful poem.. I love it .. Lisa Luv.. you are amazing my friend

      such beauty

      so glad I saw it on Facebook

      Debbie

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      Wayne Barrett 5 years ago from Clearwater Florida

      Very beautiful. You should get Tom Sawyer to paint that fence for you!

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 5 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      LOL___I often ImKarn23 have tippled over the wrong side of that picket fence unintentionally .... Been weathered by it greatly.... ugh

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      Karen Silverman 5 years ago

      SCREW the white picket fence! lol..

      it sets expectations so high that failure is probable! Not to mention - i'd prefer my fence in FIFTY SHADES OF GREY - thank you very much!

      And - MUCH HIGHER...haha

      A short life-poem written very craftily, my friend - VERY well done!

      voting/sharing forward

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 6 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      prasetio30 Thank You so much! I enjoy the visit!

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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      This was beautiful poem, including the picture as well. Thank you very much for share with us. ~prasetio

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 6 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      Oh thank You so much Peggy W --- and how sweet of you also to share it... Blessings

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      Peggy Woods 6 years ago from Houston, Texas

      What a nice poem and comparison to how we each lead our lives. Voted up and SHARED.

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 8 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      epigramman Thank You so much for stopping by, What a lovely comment and such a delightful surprise...May God Always Shine HIS Continance on You....Blessings...

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      epigramman 8 years ago

      I have just built a white picket fence in my mind around your ravishing use of words and space.

      You are a creative anomaly and it's obvious that words love you and that you have a love affair with words.

      Bravo indeed!

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 8 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      Thank You

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      UlrikeGrace 8 years ago from Canada

      A Thinker, thanks

      Ulrike Grace

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      Cassandra Mantis 8 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

      You're welcome Lisa!

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 8 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      bearclawmedia Thank You for another gracious visit

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 8 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      Cheeky Girl Thank You!

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      Cassandra Mantis 8 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

      Wonderful poetry! Only one group of people in the world have this famous thing for white picket fences, Americans! We have out cups of tea and cake, you have picket fences! LOL! Great read!

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      bearclawmedia 8 years ago from Mining Planet Earth

      Another good one

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 8 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      Micky Dee---Actually Thank You!

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      Micky Dee 8 years ago

      Thanks again!

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 8 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      ralwus---Yes the fence was nagging at me to write about it--Happy New Year to You Also---Thank You For Visiting ....Blessings....

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      ralwus 8 years ago

      That is a most beautiful fence. Is it yours? Love the poem, yes, we do change sides now and again. I do I know. Happy New Year beautiful lady.

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