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Look Around What Do You See
Author: Terrie*

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If you were to sit out on your front porch
this very minute what would you see?
would you see the same as me?

I see..
a mommy watching as daddy teaches a daughter to ride a bike...
two friends playing catch

up the street I see a group of youth rebuilding their ramp for their skate board
across the street I see a couple head out to their early morning college class,

an elderly couple waving to me as they take their dog out for a walk.
I see some neighbors gather by to chat as their children board the school bus
across the way amtrak heading north on the track
a short distance away on the main street folks boarding the city bus

I hear our puppy at the door wanting to be let out..
as he sees a wee one jumping on to our porch...
running to me for a hug..
a child of a friend that has been gone for awhile..

it feels so good to get such a loving squeeze
from this little munchkin I think of as my own.
it seems like no matter where I look
there is always something spectacular happening..

especially watching from my own little porch ..
I'm glad I took time out again today to breathe what was in lifes air...
tell me ..
are you as lucky as me?
do you get to see the same as I?

------- Author's Notes -------

to sit back and observe what others have to offer is a beautiful sensation.. it gives so much to your own life...

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Meridian (205.188.116.200) -- Wednesday, July 7 2004, 02:21 am

never thought

Terrie*! What's happening? I never thought about it that way.... Well, anyways, I already know what's gonna happen when I sit on my front porch... The same, kids playing, mothers yelling, cars screeching.... It's like a never-ending episode.... LOL! I would love to come where you're at and observe though!! Great thoughts! Keep posting, which I know you will dear friend.... Keep on schmilin, Meridian
Terrie* (65.148.207.26) -- Wednesday, July 7 2004, 03:10 am

Meri,

come on over.. i'll have my son start Bar B Q 'N and we'll have chilled tea on the rocks.. yea that day was such a great day .. i am taking a short break from postin' i do have plenty of my work in drafts.. but i need to tend to something very important in my life "ME/LOVE" Schmilin' for ya......hugs/love always
 
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