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Blinding Layers
by Edwin Larson
Wednesday, March 23, 2005
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My last one for a while....Busy season ahead and duty calls...Bye for now and take care.


Through the many filtered layers
You interpret your existence
And justify the colors that you recognize
But in a restless moment
You become resistant
When you strip away the layers that are lies

Judging all and preaching of your fantasy
Clinging to the comfort
Of some grand and magic scheme
Caught up in your visions of eternity
Overcome by ether
Doing battle with your dreams

Focused on the first page of a mystery
Pretending that you know
Just how it ends
Afraid to see the miracle
You're meant to be
Confusion locked w
ithin your head

This life is a gift you never opened
Tightly wrapped inside
your mediocrity
And when its over
Youíll leave nothing
No evidence...No history

So instead of shouting out your message
Why not spend time
living it instead
Donít waste this precious gift
that youíve been given
The world is for the living...
Not the dead.

Copyright ©2005 Edwin Dante Larson


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Reviewed by Tami Ryan 7/3/2005
Great message here. Thank you.

Reviewed by Cathrine Hottran 6/2/2005
good one, spot on!
Reviewed by Chanti Niven 3/29/2005
Edwin I wish these words would inspire all who read it to rise above their own visions for themselves. If only people could see their own potential. There are graveyards filled with potential lost but a world full of potential waiting to be explored. I don't want to miss a moment of it. Life tastes so good...let me at it! ;-)
Keep on inspiring with your words.
Love and all the good things you wish for yourself
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 3/26/2005
great meaasage
enjoyed this much!!!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/25/2005
Duty is duty in this world. It sucks most of the time because we're not in tune with our existence. Thanks for this. Love and peace and best wishes to you. Regis
Reviewed by Darcey Patil 3/24/2005
I don't know what to say but its breathless! I hope to express myself in this manner one day...
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 3/24/2005
This is not only an absolute statement but a wise one.
When we forget to live, we've gotten lost.

Reviewed by Kate Clifford 3/23/2005
Great advice!
Reviewed by Lori Moore 3/23/2005
The curtain call awaits. Nice write, Edwin.
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