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a Lesson
by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper
Rated "G" by the Author.
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In this world it's basically learn or burn. Nothing is guaranteed, not even the blood we need.


Lessons can be learned from
a book for one,
or from the tip of a gun.
They can come from
the mouth of a teacher,
or the sermon of a preacher.
Life can be one big lesson,
even without Colonel Colt
or Smith and Wesson.


In this world it's quickly learn,
or eventually burn.
Life can end in a minute,
may not get a chance to
get a lesson in it.
Nothing is for sure,
not even a good cure.


We all take our chances,
get caught up in stupid romances.
But we should learn a lesson,
not be foolishly guessing.
Mess around counting sheep,
may not awake with
nothing to keep.


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Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Words of sheer wisdom here, Grady; your poems make us think. Good one!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Words of wisdom Grady!!

Thanks for sharing my friend!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Learn or Burn - lesson well conveyed, Grady.
Reviewed by Sherry Heim
The future is never certain, Grady! Thank you for this wise and informative poem.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
Thumper of an ending...
Reviewed by E T Waldron
We always learn in your den Grady!
Thanks for your wise message poems!

Eileen
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