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  1.  To Rebecca

by +Steven Curtis Lance

Monday, January 02, 2006
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"Those who have nothing are those who are free"



Why do I go to the trouble to write

Perfectionistic poetry at night

When people who are paired-off are asleep

To navigate these waters dark and deep

Riding this tide and drifting like these clouds

Which float objectively above the crowds

Of those who are more fortunate than me?


With no one to be with no place to be

I am a solitary wanderer

Going places where no one ever goes

Some of which are some of which never were


And where I might end up nobody knows


I like it this way so I leave the day

To walk in darkness and leave you the light

I find poetry in the dark you see

I travel light in the dark you might say


Those who have nothing are those who are free


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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/3/2006
Good points, Steven. You are not the only one who is solitary. Sometimes, solitude is in the soul. Thank you. Love and peace,

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/3/2006
You got that right!!

"those with nothing have nothing to lose"

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 1/3/2006
So true, those with nothing have nothing to lose. I also tell my single friends that there are things I do miss about being single, like being able to plan my own day, etc.
Reviewed by J M 1/3/2006
I so agree those that have nothing are the free ones this is very well written.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/3/2006
Ahhhh my friend but even some of us that are paired off still walk and talk and write in the night, it is 4:26 am here and where do I sit instead of in my warm bed. Methinks that the night are for us all who understand the quietness of the soul at the darkest hours.
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