Thanks Marge...your reply caught me off guard and gave me a giggle.
Rex..."Weep not, for thy heart is purity and sadness serves only to soil it." Didn't someone once say that, or did I make it up?! Anyway, thank you, Rex, for your sweet response.
Michael...it takes one to know one, dearie. Thank you for your gracious review. It's wonderful to be able to share in poetry this way, and your work gives me such pleasure.
James...thank you, I'm glad you enjoyed this one.
Helmut...again your tender words humble me. Thank you.
L. and S. P.
Mike...a gift is to share, as you share yours with all of us every day. Thank you for your words, and for the sharing.
Melissa...thank you! And I look forward to reading your work as well. Lovely name you have
Dear Liz...your response is always so encouraging. Knowing that you enjoyed this makes me smile.
Hoot Owl...thank you, Ruth, as I know to expect grandness from your work as well.
Yes, Parker, I do...I wrote this last night when I "should" have been dreaming! Thanks for reading.