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  1. Ralph says:

    Tender truths. Nicely done.

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  2. nicksabablog says:

    Beautiful poem

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  3. Then with each page we turn another layer is exposed….

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  4. colmhollingworth says:

    Amazing poem

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  5. Love the imagery of the poem and how well it flowed from scene to scene.

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  6. BeeHappee says:

    I like this one with layers turned inside out like winter socks and sweaters. 🙂 So many layers just within one poem.
    Elan, I wanted to thank you so much for sharing beautiful poems this year, they really lightened and softened my days. Thank you, and best of creative winds for you in 2016!

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  7. Great poem! I’ve just read it out to my non poetry loving 18 year old son and he thinks its “good”. High praise, believe me…..

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  8. Nadia says:

    Layers on layers of meaning.

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  9. piratepatty says:

    I love this! So many layers to our lives..

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  10. septembersrose says:

    Gorgeously written. I very much love this

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  11. luckyjc007 says:

    Really wonderful. Nicely written !

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  12. Noémie says:

    it reminds me of these artworks from the 70’s were people were letting paint drip straight from bottles, layering the gouache clouds on top of one another 🙂

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  13. Jodine says:

    Very true and well written. I enjoyed this poem. Jx

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  14. Malakhai says:

    Awesome art! The layers, imagery and presentation of insights.

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  15. cadance19 says:

    Love the line about Santa. Great poem, it really made me think. 😃

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  16. Roo's Ruse says:

    Excellent writing. Sounds like Chicago – as I remember it 😉

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  17. naureen05 says:

    The imagery was beautiful. 🙂

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  18. Frohe Weihnachten, Wotan! May the new year be filled with abundance!
    Plain Jane

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  19. Sami says:

    Best read to end the year. I see layers every where, now.

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  20. vivachange77 says:

    So encompassing. Your images speak of everyday life in a soft and kind way – even when you speak of the horrors on the nightly news. The ending is delicious. Exquisite poetry.

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  21. Amazing. I love the movement into human connection at the end.

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  22. helenmcinnis says:

    I love the internal rhyme and the spareness of this poem – distilled and playful.

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  23. Grandtrines says:

    Reblogged this on Still Another Photoblog.

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  24. reocochran says:

    There was a lot said in this post beyond clothing layers. I was also thinking about those volunteers who do soup kitchens to promote their image but do believe most ♡ “everyday” people care and try hard to remember the less fortunate. This was an interesting holiday poem and very meaningful, Elan.

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  25. I will now attempt to peel back layers of superficiality. Only, I fear the layers go on forever, suspended in a nothingness.
    I will wear long-johns and a winter coat for this attempt.

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  26. Siteri Nadi says:

    Beautiful words. So meaningful and inspired me with a new perspective for a post I am writing on connections. Thank you, Elan!

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  27. Love this Elan. You have a fantastic insight into life.

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  28. s.e.wrote says:

    moments back to back, moments on top of each other … reality. a lovely read.

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  29. eye witness says:

    News, Sometimes it’s a ear full, and other times to cheer for. Sometimes it’s the blue’s, that ain’t so much good news. Sometimes it’s alluding as they are masking and secretly laughing! 🙂

    Love your poem!

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  30. What an awesome poem to present “not taking your loved one for granted.” Wow! I look forward to more…

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  31. David Allen says:

    ?over it. Read it to my wife.

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