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#208665 - 03/04/08 01:09 AM Something there is that doesn't love a child
Freedom49 Offline

Registered: 12/31/07
Posts: 2724
Loc: Washington State
Something there is that doesn't love a child
That sees it as a threat to chaos and misery
Innocence draws it like wolves to a wounded animal
It feeds on trust to devour and destroy it
Happiness and contentment disturb its peace
A child's joy can make it ache with agony
Children need guardians to protect them
From the beasts that lie in wait for opportunity
To pick off the helpless and the young
They need parents
Oh that's right they were given parents
What happened?

Edited by Freedom49 (03/04/08 01:42 AM)

#208668 - 03/04/08 01:24 AM Re: Something there is that doesn't love a child [Re: Freedom49]
GateKPR4 Offline

Registered: 10/29/07
Posts: 955
Loc: North Carolina, USA
well said!

I'm a normal person dealing with abnormal experiences.
The greatest discoveries we will find within ourselves.
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#208696 - 03/04/08 03:32 AM Re: Something there is that doesn't love a child [Re: GateKPR4]
roadrunner Offline
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Registered: 05/02/05
Posts: 22045
Loc: Carlisle, PA

I think Robert Frost would approve, and I just love the ending. It's so appropriate for so many of the guys here.

Much love,

Nobody living can ever stop me
As I go walking my freedom highway.
Nobody living can make me turn back:
This land was made for you and me.
(Woody Guthrie)

#208923 - 03/05/08 09:16 AM Re: Something there is that doesn't love a child [Re: roadrunner]
John Ireland Offline

Registered: 11/12/02
Posts: 155
Loc: Chicago
a poem o'heart radical roger :):):) soooooooo needed the energy for parents/guardians/ALL to wake up from the coma of denial of this plague... you inspire me.... AHHHOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! 17 :):):)

always dream~~~dare~~~dive & KNOW you'll NEVER walk alone, johNUTTY :):):)

#211163 - 03/17/08 02:14 AM Re: Something there is that doesn't love a child [Re: John Ireland]
michael Joseph Offline

Registered: 03/11/01
Posts: 2719
Loc: Virginia
radical roger nicely written

thank you


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