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johnny case

Rookie - 125 Points (August 24,1947 / Fort Worth, Texas USA)

Poem for a Photo in Duplicate


Top photo, circa 1952...we see
Mother with me, standing on
Land she and my father planned to
Sow with dreams for a future harvest.

But life's everyday
Hardships got in the way.

Bottom photo: here is a
Repeat of the same scene...
A gentle return to remind my
Something of what it cannot recall.

Submitted: Monday, September 14, 2009
Edited: Monday, September 14, 2009

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  • Rookie Tai Chi Italy (9/14/2009 7:05:00 PM)

    A sweet write back down memory lane Johnny...take no notice of the two % brainless oner!

    Amazing how pictures almost capture our souls sometimes.

    Smiling at you

    Tai (Report) Reply

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