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  I Put Down The Camera
by Walt Hardester
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.

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The horns of a dilemma at home.

I put down the camera,
And pick up the pen.
Then put down the pen,
And pick up the camera again.

Canít you just see what,
A predicament Iím in?
Iím stuck between mediums,
This dilemma must end.

Go out for a walk with my camera,
Yes, thatís what Iíll do.
But it's no answer to my dilemma,
Thereís a rock in my shoe.

So back I go,
To my little den.
I put down the camera,
And look at my pen.

©2011 Walt Hardester

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Reviewed by William Bonilla 10/23/2011
Way to go Walt
I enjoy my poetry reading, writing it
and reviewing others who feel the same
I too like my camera, a photo kind of Ham I am
Peace Walt

Reviewed by Jon Willey 10/21/2011
Walt, follow your artistic heart to the one that is pulling with the strongest emotions -- It is possible to share between the two and impart equal passion to both -- in the end it is all about the joy of living -- I bid you joy love and peace my dear friend -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 10/20/2011
Reviewed by Terry Rizzuti 10/19/2011
BigGrin! I have this dilemma all the time, Walt. I'm a quarter mile from Rocky Mountain National Park and have a 7x7 bull elk peaking in my window right now. Should I write about it, or go for my camera and risk scaring it off? Terry
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 10/19/2011
Either way, you'll have treasures to share with us Walt!!!

Reviewed by Ed Matlack 10/18/2011
...take ur camera & get a minature tape recorder or such, then you can talk to yourself while taking pictures...
Reviewed by stan nassano 10/18/2011
me to buddy .me to.....jus tback from The Rockkies backpacking...shot tons of great pic' too buddy me to

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