THE FOREST GREEN: Things Undone    
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pictureTuesday, May 11th 2004, by Marissa A Spencer

Things Undone

Endless stones on a grassy hill
Watching the flowers nod and sway
In spite of the sun I felt a chill
As I counted each rose and daffodil
Their brightness filled the silent day


Her words grew inside my mind
“Bring me flowers while I am living.”
Don’t wait for death or you will find
Time has passed and you’ve been blind
Too late now for any giving

I sat in the shade of an ancient tree
Pondering thoughts of those I knew
Knowing each thought we have is free
We now decide who we want to be
When we choose what we say and do

I should have changed so long ago
Going my thoughtless, merry way
Being young, how was I to know?
That my regrets o’er time would grow
From things undone from yesterday


© September 27, 2002 Marissa A Spencer



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11 May 2004 @ 19:44 by konchock : i marissa
i loved this very much ( me encantó y me deja pensando) maravilloso

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thank you very much, coming from you I am honored.  



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