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Dandelion Promise

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Genya Johnson
Genya Johnson (@genya-johnson)
1 year ago

This is so beautiful. I love the first line and wanted to blow all the seeds away.

Eric Radcliffe
Eric Radcliffe (@eric-radcliffe)
1 year ago

It is light, It flows, it grows, just like Seed.

Carrie OLeary
Carrie OLeary (@carrie-oleary)
1 year ago

This reminds me of the proverb ‘mighty oaks from little acorns grow’. Lovely words.

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Katy Bizi
Katy Bizi (@katy-bizi)
1 year ago

The true magic of a story happens after you finish reading and you start thinking about every word and meaning behind it. Thank you for such gift!

Eric Radcliffe
Eric Radcliffe (@eric-radcliffe)
1 year ago

Juma, do you mind if I post my poem on your page? I wouldn’t do it when your story had just been placed, and was up for comments.
But your picture reminded me of my first ever poem when I went back to college late in life. I wrote it on the last day of the class before we all said our goodbyes….

The Journey.
Dandelion seed, your wistful journey into the unknown, blown by the irresponsible wind, your final resting place unknown.
To grow or wither, or stony ground – no petals for you.
From flower to flower leaping, living in the eleventh hour, no time to waste, no idle rest, his only aim to fulfill his quest, how I admire that busy bee, he rides the winds like surfers upon the stormy sea.
This is our journey, your path, we are drawn together by the seeds of learning, and held together by the threads of friends formed. ..

Last edited 1 year ago by Eric Radcliffe
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