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Leysa Lowery

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Photos, prose and poems relating to my beloved mother Sarah Russo during her long itinerary from her birth in 1920 on the island of Rhodes (Greece), through Southern and ..  
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Kansas or Oz?
by Leysa Lowery
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We all have our injuries,

inside and out,

the difference being the power

we let pain bring about.

Itís a choice we make,

to let suffering consume,

or to breathe through the hurt

and reach for the moon.

Some are undone

by the smallest of scars --

others soar through torment

and commune with the stars.

Yet we cannot judge

the levels of tolerance others choose --

we can only walk

in our own tight-fitting shoes.

Will we trudge down the path

Defeated by our load,

Or will we dance, light-footed,

along that yellow-brick road?

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Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain
Very well-crafted - a great write!
Reviewed by Susan Sparks (Reader)
This is great--I was born in Kansas myself. I'm a great believer in positive thinking. Excuse me, because I'm off to see the Wizard!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
"Some are undone
by the smallest of scars --
others soar through torment
and commune with the stars."
I love these verses, Leysa. Thank you for this offering. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Powerful write with a great message! Applause!
Reviewed by Kerry Compton Star Girl
I feel like I've been dropped in OZ suddenly...think I will take the Yellowbrick Road out. Thanks Leysa. :)
Reviewed by Rodd Jokre
Damn good words dear... Damn good...

Rodd
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader)
Oh my gosh Leysa I do love this so much...wonderful writing..I love the Kansas or Oz title..clap clap...floria
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader)
nice poem
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Extremely well written message, Leysa.
Reviewed by Paul Berube
Leysa, very well written. Love the rhyme and meter. We all paint our roads a different color.
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader)
Sing it like Elton!
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