What we are

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What we are

It's about life,  It's about blood,
It's what we give,  It's what we are,
What we lose,  Whats been taken away,
Every day of our lives,  Every ounce we bleed,
Every inch we fight for and try to keep,
There are those who give,
Many more who take,  Who take more than we give,
More than we have,  For them we bleed,
Yet it is never enough,  That's all we have,
All we are....................................................................


 Richard E. Cartledge   PHOENIX   11/11/09   (c)

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gogant commented on What we are

02-09-2010

There are givers and there are takers...one might question his or her choice to be one or the other. A nice point of view Rich...........g

jeanpnkldyg commented on What we are

11-13-2009

Very fitting for this time we are living... and somehow very appropriate for me today. Thanks for exposing my heart to me. Hope you capture some rest and peace. Jeanpnkldyg

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.

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