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not the story of my youth

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the slave is freed

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A Man Called Tsuris

For The Loss Of A Ghost Like You

Love A Cat

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Sometimes Love Comes With Electricity

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Please Don't Bring Me Flowers

don't bring me roses
in coffin white boxes
its true...

roses are red
dead violets are blue
you should've left them in the ground
like I told you to

please don't bring cut flowers
they perish long before their time
I prefer all living things to
have the chance to live
out their lives
as happily and fully
while they can

instead you could grow
and tend a planted garden
and furnish it with love
and care
or you could find a neglected one
and make a home
and vow to help to mend
the broken-ness that's there

leave the flowers in the ground
leave the flowers as you found

February 14, 2017 6:09PM PST
legal copyright for this wise ditty and also for
this silly writer Melissa A. Howells and also for
this legally copyrighted site title:
Meloo Straight From Her Tilt-A-World

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