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RE: from Jim


Lynda,
I am forwarding all the replies regarding Gabriel's poem back to Jim. If
you recall, he can be a bit stubborn. He'll come back when he's
inclined, I guess.

Kitty
> Kitty, please tell Jim how much I enjoyed this poem.  His grandson is
> quite talented and I, for one, would love to see more of his work.  Jim
> must let us know when Gabriel publishes his first volume.  (And tell
> hisself how much we miss him around here.)
> 
> Lynda
> Zone 7 - West TN
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Kitty
> Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2003 9:20 PM
> To: Agardenchat
> Subject: [CHAT] from Jim
> 
> 
> This is from Jim Singer:
> 
> 
> Some time ago, I sent a poem by my grandson to the list. Here's another.
> I would forever be in your debt if you posted it also. Thanks, The Tsar
> [in 82 degree weather. Ahhh!]
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Words Wait
> 
> When I think
> Of frozen letters
> To become a word
> I don't just melt it
> And call it something
> i.             wait.
> 
> Thinking over the words.
> Running them down
> With sandpaper
> To discover what they
> Really are
> What they
> Really mean.
> When I pick words
> I don't just wait with a sponge
> Collecting as much water as it will hold
> i.             wait.
> 
> Pick my time to sponge it up
> To squeeze it onto
> An empty page,
> And watch the words form
> Now.  I am finished.
> 
> By Gabriel singer
> 
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