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Jigsaw Puzzle

By Bud Lemire

I'm looking for that one piece, it could be anywhere
I find a different one, that goes over there
I start with the border, and work the others into place
When I'm working alone, I goes at a very slow pace

As I get more into it, it starts picking up speed
I sort through the colored pieces, that will give me a good lead
A thousand piece puzzle, is a good one for me
It's a great challenge, and now and then I have company

I like a beautiful scene, with lots of details throughout
To me, that's what doing a jigsaw, is all about
To sit down, and have a peace of mind
As I look for that one piece, I hope I'll find

Sometimes you pick a piece, never knowing where it will go
Looking over the puzzle and the box, “Oh, now I know”
I hate it when there's pieces missing
But it's part of life, and I won't be hissing

Give me a jigsaw, one piece at a time
Passing it by, would be such a crime
Interlocking, is truly the best kind
Yet, some border pieces, are too hard to find
A jigsaw puzzle, is perfect for me
To relax, and enjoy, quite naturally

©Jan 10, 2018 Bud Lemire

Author Note:

During the Winter months, when I'm not
outside as much due to the cold weather.
I am working on a jigsaw, trying to piece
together the bigger picture. It is a challenge.
But with patience, and time, all will fall into place.
Sounds a bit like life, doesn't it?

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