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@sir-leeds I love your poem!

I do see what Story Ember meant now about the embellishments. You’re not flaunting a bunch of different poetry techniques in this poem (but you do use vivid language). Also, the poem’s character is a child, so there is power in the simplicity of the character’s voice. 🙂

I love the ending lines:

“And the lonely lamp posts, the only trace of my friends

I could find was the emptiness around my bike.”

Spreading God's love until I can see seven billion smiles. 🙂 https://sevenbillionsmiles.home.blog

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