Candace Johnson

(March 27 1995)

Memorial Day Weekend


Family and friends file in the room as they arrive
Laughter is shared
Tears of joy flow freely from many

I feel the warmth of family love wrap around me
We are silly and fun
But nobody cares
We're having too good a time to care

This is what Memorial Day Weekend is all about
It's about being with family
And not being afraid to actually have fun
It's about being yourself and no one else

Submitted: Sunday, May 24, 2009
Edited: Monday, June 08, 2009
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  • Rookie - 155 Points Marieta Maglas (10/15/2009 5:08:00 PM)

    nice meditative poem, nice feelings, well expressed ideas, thank you for sharing..........10+ (Report) Reply

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