To Have and Hold

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    To Have and Hold

    Wouldn't it be wonderful to have some one,
    To hold close, To protect and love,
    Wouldn't it be nice if this world was right,
    With no fear, No hate, No plight,
    That abuse could be a thing of the past,
    Be it mental or physical,
    But we are human, Flawed and perverted,
    We hide behind a smile, A thought, A impulse,
    How we act, How we live with ourselves,
    How we hold on too our sanity is a miracle,
    We hide to look normal,..............Normal!
    How do we live with ourselves ?
    When the mainspring snaps ,We lose control,
    We do things to others in the name of love,
    When we have no idea what love really is,
    Why must we inflict pain in all we do, ?
    What happened to reason, Right or wrong,
    Where did we lose it all and why ?
    Why can't we learn to walk away, Think,
    Come back and forgive, Do whats right,
    All I say is why must love be a pain,
    Why must love hurt when love is sweet,
    Love is to share, Love is two hearts becoming one...


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    1/23/09 Richard(Phoenix) Cartledge (c)





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    stackthelover commented on To Have and Hold

    05-17-2009

    We are not prefect beings! So thus cannot be expected to act as so! I know I live it still with my ex-wife she has control of my children, we live in different states so inflecting pain with them is her only care! As long as I am hurt she cares not of them! So there are far more forms of abuse than we want acknowledge! Abuse can never stop as I see it! The call to stop is merely falling upon deaf ears! The abuser's think they are morally right and this gives them powerful poppet!

    raggedypoet commented on To Have and Hold

    04-15-2009

    A wonderful wish said it the best way possible!! ~Sara

    Prritiy commented on To Have and Hold

    04-15-2009

    the feeling behind are nice. best wishes

    sk commented on To Have and Hold

    03-31-2009

    Another well written piece; I think if only we could maintain the heart we had as children, or at least a part of that young heart, the world would indeed become a wonderful and accepting place again.

    dangedmanjr commented on To Have and Hold

    03-21-2009

    ahhh...one of the roots of hope, seemingly unattainable...but would we dim the hope if the peace was reached? i juxtapose, a well written, faithful piece!

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