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You and I: Borders

You sharpened your sword and polished your shield.
I was armed with only a smile.
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Photo courtesy Magpietales

26 comments:

  1. This is absolutely fabulous.

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  2. Succinct and impacting. I loved it.

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  3. liked the impact of the contrast...

    rob kistner
    Image & Verse

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  4. "armed with only a smile" - I love it, love the poem!

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  5. This is excellent.

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  6. Potent tracings of understanding. Nice!

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  7. Thanx folks, for visiting and commenting. I've dropped in on your blogs too!

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  8. "...armed with only a smile"...so often all we really need. This is great!

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  9. This is brilliant! Love it!

    Anna :o]

    PS It made me smile!

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  10. Touche! An easy victory for him.

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  11. Thanks Anna, Tess, Shari.

    Shari, 'him'? its nothing personal :-) I usually prefer to write in the first person as that makes the poem / story come out more authentic.

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  12. ... a Mona Lisa smile! Nicely done.

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  13. Less is more, give me a smile any day!

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  14. Every word carefully chosen. Every word a perfect fit. All muscle, no fat. Great job! Vb

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  15. The smile would have trumped the sword I think :) well written..!

    Here's My Magpie

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  16. And what happened next?? Nice mag!

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  17. Everything captured in just two lines!! Great work :)

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  18. I agree with the others...perfectly summed up in two lines.

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  19. A smile can be disarming.

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  20. I agree with Tumblewords and Tess, this is "absolutely brilliant"!!!

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  21. I agree with Tumblewords and Tess, this is "absolutely brilliant"!!!

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