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Peace through the Write
by Ed Matlack
Sunday, September 04, 2005
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Find your light,
Follow it in times of blight,
If your creator is the way to go,
Then be one with it and enjoy the flow...


Our society does create grief,


Some find solace in their belief,


I however do in the write find relief,


Allowing my stress to be stolen by an outside thief…


 


We write what we feel,


From our experiences we write to heal,


Sometimes our writes don’t to others appeal,


Those may be the times we write most surreal…


 


I do my best with humor,


Though Nature was where I started,


Philosophy too may be my forte,


Either way for the most part I write for PEACE…


 


Sometimes though something does “get my goat”,


Upset and anxious I do become, voicing this in the write,


Maybe I should use my tongue and throat,


Voicing my displeasure as well in vote…


 


In this time of possible apocalypse,


Our written word may become all we have,


This is the time to find peace in that write,


When all of us and everyone will be one in the same plight…


    © ed ~ 9/4/05

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Reviewed by Katy Walsvik
Oh, how you speak your mind, yet deliver it with sensitivity and always open for response of any sort. You do that well, Eddie M.

Did you write the 4 lines at the very top? It's very touching... rhyme and reason. katy xox p.s. I join Andy in wishing Eddie K success and most of all, thanks for what he's doing. He's an example for us all who care.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
Yup. And Little Eddie is carrying out his convictions.
May God be with the old blokey..
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson
well said Ed, and much on the line of our previous conversation...I liked this...well done.

Allen
Reviewed by Sherry Heim
This life is for all of us, we need to be able to depend on each other. Well said, Doctor Ed.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by jude forese
philosophical excellence! we are all one in it together ...
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Rufuz your dad has his philosopher's hat on, and I have to say he makes a lot of sense. Give him a big wet kiss! Make sure you slobber so he knows you mean it;-)hee hee

Auntyleen
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Straight from the heart Ed!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
And so... ...you write. Enjoy your Matlackisms--straight from the hip--and Rufus.

Ron
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Thank you for sharing your peaceful thoughts, Ed. Love and peace to you.

Regis
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
Ah Ed, so very true, I write for the same reasons, love your thoughts here!

Reindeer
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper
hey ed, seems like we're in the same mood, but with different words and ways of expression, down to earth write, right on time
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