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dreams ripen like fruit

left unpicked

they rot and die

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They do that, Nan. I really like this sweet poem!

June 6, 2012

yeppers they do...

dreams undone wilt in the sun

thx Ms Buzz Bucket!!

June 6, 2012

Is that another verse?

June 7, 2012

not really...i just tend to rhyme ...lolol......it was so perfect the way it was i decided not to add that little snippet

dreams undone wilt in the sun

crinkle into raisins

don't seem quite so amazin'

don't mellow into wine

or anything so fine

just my mind dancin' down alphabet street...lolol

June 7, 2012

Hysterical, Nan.

June 7, 2012

i get that way quite often Ms Buzz Bucket...lol

June 8, 2012

This is true. Great poem.

June 6, 2012

thx dragon dear

love ur work 2!!!

June 6, 2012

You're an artist, Nan! I'll think of this poem every time I wander near the fruit bowl and fuzzy mold assaults my eyes.

June 7, 2012

lololol...then my job here is done chingobingo

June 7, 2012

your poem kicks ass

June 7, 2012

but not ur cute ass RZ....wait...it is cute isn't it...lolol,..

thx poet

June 7, 2012

I very much like this. Eleven words were all it took to remind us that we are all given a window in time. If the dream remains in our head and not acted upon, at some point it becomes just some faded lost desire on an old bucket list that noone will probably ever read. Perhaps it will fall and ferment in the summers sun and be consumed by two lucky souls who look forward to the approaching Fall with newfound hope. I suspect tho' that it will be, as you said, only fruit, and when fruit falls to the groundit does what unpicked fruit does, it simply rot and die :-(. I enjoyed your story, Great job!!!!

June 7, 2012

u perceived me nicely jemsd...good on ya...the biggest bucket on the list wont save the kind of dreams i speak of in this poem

however in real life there is a second harvest (4 people usually between 40 and 50 years old) when that fallen fruit (dreams) can be reclaimed and turned into something even finer because of the wisdom of the advancing years

yep i'm happy to say there is life after 50

June 8, 2012
June 8, 2012

Me too!!

June 8, 2012

yep...that winter individual will be dead soon

i'd rather melt then rot by golly!!!

June 8, 2012

it simply rots and dies is what I meant to say.

June 7, 2012

gotcha jemsd....rotting depends on the person

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June 8, 2012

Do it now! If it doesn't work out do something else. There is always an alternative. Love it

June 9, 2012

hey that's what bucket lists are 4...so u'll be successful at some of them if not all of them....good positive energy TS.....

June 9, 2012

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