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Other lives
by Ed Matlack
Sunday, May 08, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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On this note, allow me to sleep and forget this weekend...hell on earth it has been...ed

Other lives…


Did you ever wonder?

If in other lives you did wander,

Maybe I was a Nazi tearing Europe asunder,

Could I have been a part of burying all those Jews the ground under…?


Or was I a Roman conqueror?

Jews and Christians alike I would have enslaved,

Could I have been one of those that was quite depraved,

Or again could I have been the one that was a bit more behaved…


Was I a Spanish conquistador?

Killing Inca’s & Mayans so poor,

Did I destroy a civilization that knew of mankinds past lure?

Without that destruction, could they still now endure…?


This life I am paying back my debt,

For all the bad things I did that I now regret,

Wish I do that I do never find out, in this life let me forget,

All the things I did do in the present life that could my karma upset…

            © ed ~ 5/9/05

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Reviewed by Cathrine Hottran 5/13/2005
Good write!
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik 5/11/2005
Tsk Tsk, Eddie M... why would you assume that you were one of the "bad guys?" After all, if you had been, I doubt that you would have been rewarded with the likes of Rufuz and Rene, or ME, for that matter (grin) in this life. Maybe you were "Karman" Miranda, the dancer with the fruit on her head. OOOOOO La La! Hmmmmmmm? (giggle) katy xox
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 5/9/2005
Such a realistic write my friend....BHUWAN!!!!
Reviewed by john zimmerman 5/9/2005
I agree with william -- you probably some half-*** saint! ;{0>

seriously, this is a seriously good write!

Reviewed by Sandie Angel 5/9/2005
We asked the same question from time to time. A very realistic write, Ed. Hope things will brighten up for you soon.

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by William Bonilla 5/9/2005
worst yet ....Ed
you could have been on the otherside
of each of those scenarios.
so smile big guy :)

William ....Peace Brother
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/8/2005
Oh I asked myself the same questions many times...even what bad my mom and dad or even theirs did too ....and me now paying the debt for all of them at one time...gez it's a bummer!!

Sleep well my friand and know the sun is only a few hours away!!

Mine came up already...and its bloody cold!!

Love & Peace..Capich!!


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