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    Trying to find it's way within
    seeking your demise
    On a mission to devour all hope
    to take away your drive

    Looking at the mountain
    so far you must climb
    seeming impossible to reach
    fear enters your mind

    Forced to look once again
    into the demon's uncaring eyes
    forced to risk it all
    on another roll of the dice

    You have proven your will
    and earned your right
    so lift your head up high
    and face this fight

    You are the one I look to
    when I need to be inspired
    possessing a spirit so strong
    you are the one I admire

    When I think of the few
    who have touched my soul
    you are the one who stands out
    for you have the strongest hold

    Don't give in to this fear
    no matter how hard it tries
    I believe in you, and I love you
    you are number one in my eyes




     

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    Embraced commented on #1

    09-11-2010

    If I were having issues in my life, and someone wrote this for me, I think this would be the deciding factor in how I were to move forward. Words are powerful, especially when they are genuine. 10, Artie.

    Artie

    09/12/2010

    I'm glad to hear you say that. The reason for writing pieces like this, are readers like you. Thanks.

    rsalassi commented on #1

    07-07-2010

    Love and devotion, faith and trust...you've covered it all..and in terms of satisfaction beautifully expressed.

    Artie

    07/18/2010

    Thx Richard. There is somone in my life that has been facing quite a bit lately, and she's on the edge. I don't know if poems such as this do any good or not, but at the very least, it lets them know that someone cared enough to write it. Glad you enjoyed this one - Latrz

    redbloodink commented on #1

    06-15-2010

    Artie......... Within this write..... Within this piece of art...... Within you loving soul....... Within the universe...... A star was born.... A undieing string of words were stung together in perfect way...... red

    Artie

    07/18/2010

    Thank you so much for this great comment.

    danmartyjake1 commented on #1

    04-18-2010

    Inspiring and quite an anthem poem, too! I liked the build of it to the end.

    Artie

    07/18/2010

    Thank you for always taking time to read my work. Your comments are always welcome.

    wamomo commented on #1

    03-30-2010

    ...this piece touches beyond the boundaries of human language expression, as if through soulful eyes without a word spoken. It is inspiring and engaging, humbling and strengthening, and profoundly loving...you are truly gifted...

    Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

    Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

    Artie’s Poems (71)

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    Title Comments
    Fireflies 1
    My Final Prayer 1
    A Whisper Behind The Scream 3
    She 2
    Miss You 1
    Speechless 1
    Clarity 2
    Believe 3
    The Song Of My Life 2
    A Piece Of Me (2012) 5
    The Children Of The Night 5
    House Of Cards 2
    A Journey To The Surface 3
    Until Next Time 2
    Sinister 2
    One Life 3
    Irreverent Pleasures 19
    Prelude To A Nightmare 23
    Scratching The Surface 27
    Conundrum 19
    Defeated 33
    The Blood Of The Poet 35
    Beyond The Looking Glass 24
    Embraced 22
    The Night Of Eternal Light 18
    The Forbidden Fruit 19
    The Creator Of Tomorrow 15
    The Band Played On 16
    Mortal Memories, Immortal Thoughts 22
    Fade 23
    Unfinished & Untitled 16
    The Machine 16
    Instrument 20
    Beyond My Grasp 26
    The Day I Lost Aim 17
    Cyclone 18
    I Await 52
    A Decade Of Stone 18
    #1 20
    The Mask Of Fear And Doubt 13
    ...they don't exist 12
    A Breath Of Air 16
    More Of You 18
    Hostage 10
    Soulless Solace 14
    Power Outage 15
    Why I Believe 23
    Duet 21
    Forever Unfinished 28
    Gravity 24
    Cosmic Smoke 46
    Surviving The Storm 36
    Feed 29
    Everyday 23
    Reborn 35
    Overcome 35
    Hmmm... 28
    What Does This Mean To You? 31
    The Beacon Ignited 18
    Purify 25
    Endless 12
    One Moment In Time 30
    A Peek Inside 28
    A Piece Of Me 20
    The Ocean 26
    A Beacon Of Light 27
    1987 26
    A Cold Future 15
    The Child Who Could Fly 43
    Your Path 20
    The First Thoughts Of Love 28