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This cup of life
by Pierre Ortega

Thursday, May 12, 2005
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Every quiet sorrow
that invades my heart
brings a sadness all it's own
over which I have no control.
Every wondrous joy
I refuse to allow another
takes it's own special toll
on my life.
Every potent entity
I refuse to follow
has it's own individual price
my soul must pay to keep it's freedom.
This shaking cup of life I hold
contains a poison I must allways swallow
that touches every part of my being
yet bears a truth I can never know.

Copyright 2005 Pierre Ortega



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Reviewed by Sandra Mushi 5/21/2005
A very sensitive person you are. Very touching.

Beautiful poem, Pierre!

Sandie.
Reviewed by jude forese 5/13/2005
conceptually creative and focused poem ... each quartrain houses wise and inspired thoughts ...
Reviewed by Sandy Knauer 5/13/2005
Great work!
Reviewed by Sue Hess 5/13/2005
very interesting, well written poem
Reviewed by E T Waldron 5/13/2005
A moving poem of deep thought, and much wisdom...Finely done!

Eileen
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