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Skipping Stones

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Perhaps they don’t throw stones
Simply skipping them instead
Picking and choosing only the best
Sleek, slim, rounded at the edges
Such as will easily skim along the surface
Lacking desire to plum the depths

We, poets, observe them
Driven to distraction at times
Amused at other junctures
Maddened as well in turn
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Beth L Adams 29 December 2007
Mary, your analogy using stones is outstanding! Anyone reading this poem for its deeper meaning will get a very valuable lesson in life. Too often, we skim the surface without taking life and our experiences seriously enough. Beautiful write! Take care, Beth
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Lalaine Layumas 28 December 2007
I enjoy your fine poem. Thoughts are worth a pondering.
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James Niles 28 December 2007
Ah, thank you helping me to skip a stone; now off to pencil a poem.
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Roger Cornish 28 December 2007
I like - much! Rogerx
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unknown Viper 28 December 2007
well done...you're a true poet...
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