Saturday, September 15, 2012

Onion Skins



picture from go.funpic.hu

Layer by layer,
our onion skins
peel away
until,
in the center
of our hearts,
lies only
Love.

41 comments:

  1. Oh, this is just amazing, Sherry.
    Definitely one for my firefly jar!

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  2. So now I am really going to have to start the jar. Very fine!

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  3. How sweet and tender ~ Lovely ~

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  4. Depends what kind of onion you're peeling, I would think.

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  5. Gorgeous, Sherry. I'll never think of onions the same way ever again.
    And I love the photo. (How could anyone ever make a teddy bear that small?)
    K

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  6. Brief, true, beautiful!

    There is all that peeling--accompany by tears--that most of us have to deal with before love makes us smile for good.

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  7. This is absolutely wonderful..!!

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  8. so very true.
    though I hope what is at the center is love

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  9. I love the structure of these lines... how they move towards a single word.

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  10. Pretty perfect Sherry - good to be back here... With Best Wishes Scott

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  11. And imagine all those tears we have to shed to reach that core.. Love the image (and the picture too)

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  12. With love in the center, what more could one ask for?

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  13. Lovely! That will be lovely to arrive!

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  14. ...and tears as well. One of the most beautiful things in life is to wake up next to the person you love.

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  15. Well once I managed to peel my eyes away from that completely ADORABLE photo, I got to enjoy the delicious treat of your words. Just lovely x

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  16. The layers can represent so many things can't they. It's always good when love is the center of things. The picture is the perfect addition

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  17. I agree...lovely...it made me sigh with love and delight my friend!

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  18. Aw! What a sweet and tender post. ❤

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  19. Sweet and true and a wonderful juxtaposition use of an onion :-)
    ZQ

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  20. My heart melted as soon as I saw the picture. Then the poem. Oh my, I feel so warm, loving right now. Thank you Sherry.

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  21. What a lovely post. the pic is adorable but the words are just so very fine! spencer is Kanzensakura

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  22. nice metaphor for our flaws to be tossed aside to welcome positivity underneath. :)

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  23. Yes, Sherry! So much embedded within oneself that discovery is a fun thing

    Hank

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  24. And yet the peeling brings so many tears :)

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  25. This is lovely peeling away the layers until we find love

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  26. so sweet and what a lovely thought that underneath those stinky onion layers that love lies beneath.
    J
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  27. So lovely...I always hope the peeling onion skin of who I am will continue to show love.

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  28. Oh! This is so beautiful and true. Loved it so much, Sherry :)

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  29. Naturally I paused on the picture...but your poem opened another layer of my heart too... :)

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  30. Awwww....this is so so lovely!! Adorable ....

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  31. Yes because we are all ogers as well.

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  32. Ahhh! And what a perfect illustration. (Smile.)

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  33. Love the idea of onion skins and photo - cute!

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  34. This is so sweet and wise at the same time. Love it!

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