The Thing About Love,
... Sometimes, it just takes your breath away!

 a thousand paintbrushes,
dipped in ten thousand hues,
waving in the winding rushes.
A hundred soft and summer breezes,
sighing verdant willow trees,
songs of unnumbered muse,
here is where the lover pleases

(c)Guest Poet:  Timo Antero Onjukka 2012

Second Echo:
a thousand paintbrushes
cannot paint ...
a thousand winds
cannot breeze my face ...
a hundred willows
cannot dance ...
the way the loved
lover entrances and shoe laces.

(c) jan leree 2012

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    My name is Jan Leree.  I am a nurse, legal nurse consultant, poet and above all, mother of four wonderful adult children. I am writing here from my own life experiences, in loss, in grief, in humor and in joy.  I hope that you will find encouragement to face your life's circumstances by visiting my pages here.  My heart and prayers are in a place to offer encouragement to you.  The rights to the poetry and photographs are copyrighted to me.  If you wish to purchase cards, post cards, calendars, or framed art of my work, you may do so.  Email me at:


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