Sunshine Thanks for the lovely words Karilea. Iím glad I was able to finally pick up the pen again for a moment of reflection too.
Nan Thank you Nan Ö I think many of us have been here in some form or another. My weekend was full of ďrevisiting the pastĒ, and this was the result I guess. Itís hard to go back in time (and yes Ö you need to write some more, my friend).
Dark Angel Thanks so much Maree for the kind sentiments, Iím very appreciative.
Seymour Tabin: You make me smile, Sy Ö Thank you for the delightful comment.
Enchantress: I guess when I ponder, itís best that it comes out on paper Nancy. Somehow, it helps to clear my mind. Iím grateful for that. Thank you.
Janet Marie: Thanks for the anniversary wishes JM, and thank you always, for your uplifting comments gator-gal. You are always a "smile" to me. Love ya.
Midnitesun: Pipsters and proud of it. Thanks so much for the wonderful comment Kacey, very much appreciated.
Mon Cherie: Oh, I know the ďhidingĒ plan well, Florence. I guess thatís where this piece comes from. Some day these emotions will be allowed to bubble up and escape. Thanks for understanding.
Munda: Thank you for the kind words, Munda. I really appreciate hearing that.
Poet deVine: Iím glad this came across as a bit of a change Sharon, and thanks for letting me know you enjoyed it. Much appreciated, my friend.
Trillium: Thanks so much for the well wishes and lovely response Betty Lou. Iím so glad you stopped into Open and enjoyed the read. Many thanks.
VAS: What a beautiful phrase Virginia ďaround the labyrinth they go, in perfect rhythm, though mournful, soĒ. I think that in itself is a full poem waiting to happen, just lovely.
Duncan: Thank you very much for the anniversary wishes and for letting me know you enjoyed this Duncan. Iím very grateful.
Jason Lyle: Iím glad you enjoyed this Jason, and thank you so much for letting me know. Hopefully, Iíll be able to find some more time to write more. I really miss it.
Honeybee: What a lovely thing to hear. Thank you Melissa for letting me know. I really appreciate it.
Martie: Itís always a pleasure for me to read you as well Martie. Thank you for letting me know you enjoyed this one.
Edder: LOL Ö I love that, thanks Edder.
Lisann: So true Ö I think many of us are ďstuck in the wonder of whyĒ from many vantages Lisann. Iíve wondered how you are doing, and hope all is well?
GG: Thanks you so much for this encouraging comment Alyssa, I am very appreciative.
Garysgirl: It came from my own experience, Ethel, so unfortunately I do know the answer to your question. I really appreciate your understanding and encouragment. Many thanks and hugs.
Mistletoe Angel: You have such a lovely way of phrasing Noah ďwandering aimlessly toward a horizon I'm unfamiliar withĒ. Thanks for letting me know you related my friend. Much appreciated.
Mysteria: Iím glad to know you enjoyed this piece Sharon. I think you and I are more alike than we realize sometimes. Many thanks for understanding and being you.
Rick: What a beautiful response Rick. I think youíve summarized very well, how these types of words end up in poetic form to be shared. Thank you for this.
Southern: I think youíve touched on one of my favorite traits of Passions, Ruth. There is no fear of judgment here, and itís a remarkable place to share sad thoughts as well as joyful. Thank you for the lovely comment.
With much appreciation to all,