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It is cold, very cold
freezing temperatures
a mild drizzle
yet unmindful
she stands silently
like a statue
under the isolated tree

all about her come and see
why such depth of silence
they wonder who is she
so very sweet and lovely
a veritable divine

her eyes don't blink
statue stark
into the daylight distant
rare vision
no one knows
where she is looking

yet her mission
is just to draw
a large searching crowd
who will come and see
her blankly
looking into eternity
towards the distant horizon
mind totally blissfully absent

all come and shed a tear
many say smile, O dear
she has a silent demeanour
yet she conveys
why this war and trouble

Give Peace a Chance
A tear does trickle

Then ups her umbrella
Mission complete
It now snows incessantly
She's conveyed her message

from Canada

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Free verse
Review Request (Intensity): 
I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
Last few words: 
This is here for the new comers who----- were not on neo in 2017 rgds all may read u may love it That lady died a century ago means 1919 perhaps
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Not Explicit Content


Quite raunchy.

Thank you...Teddy


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You replaced it, maybe one day I will ask to run a workshop about bringing poets out of their comfort zone because it's a good thing, how do we know what we can achieve otherwise?
I will come back later to read this

Thank you...Teddy

HOWZ the new poem
no comments what!

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Utter beauty in this, Give peace a chance (take the reached away) in my opinion.

What amazing imagery and your first stanza wow! A very fine free verse

Thank you...Teddy

'''take the reached away''


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Meant replaced? Smart phones have there own minds "that's another.poem"

Thank you...Teddy

This is an old one. Neo Chat.

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