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As I’m sure you’ve all noticed, I’ve been away.

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Consider this a post card from a far off island.
The people here are gentle.They smile a lot.
They press gifts into your hands and kiss you
on the mouth.

They sing without ceasing.

A song of love for this world.

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Stunned and a little unsteady in my giddiness, I drift
through the sunlit days half in a dream.
I lay in a hammock and rock myself to sleep
in the shade of a bannanna tree.
Children giggle and throw giant insects at each other.

Off through the trees, the wash of the surf.

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Wish you were here.
Don’t know when I’ll be
returning….

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