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Envy In Disguise
by Joyce L. Rapier
Monday, February 21, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Envy is nothing more than the devil in disguise, spreading rumors and vicious lies.


Digging in for for all he's worth
rolling round in useless dirt.


He spreads in us, an evil kind
burning deep into our mind.


Until our hearts are full of hate
we walk willing through the gate.


It eats and eats until its full
the power o'er us, it still can pull...


Until we see the light of day,
we can't walk the special way.


There's more to life than envy spite
it's doing what we know is right.


To live a life without his spree
only then can we be free.


 

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Reviewed by jude forese 2/24/2005
envy does imprison our souls and stiffles our development ...

powerful message in this poem ...
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 2/21/2005
Yuppers. So true...No time to waste on hate, keep with love peace and a possitive mind..
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/21/2005
Their hate also has a way of undermining other people who honestly have worked at something.
Reviewed by Sara Coslett 2/21/2005
Envy is definitely a bane to one's existence. ~ Sara



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