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A button pushed...
by Ed Matlack

Tuesday, August 01, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Something I try NOT to remember...



 

Angry I do not get,

I try not with others to fret,

I donít want to feel regret,

But push me too far & pain you will feel, you can betÖ

 

Been a long time since a painful past,

Please donít force me to remember,

A time when I learned to put others in a cast,

But it can happen, oh so unbelievably fastÖ

 

One learns to himself protect,

Others learn to him respect,

Kill or be killed it did of me infect,

To a point it did get where it was nothing more than reflex...
© ed ~ 8/1/06
  

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Reviewed by Kate Clifford 8/3/2006
Tip toeing through this den I can assure you! :-)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/3/2006
I am sure it's a bad spot to be Ed!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Dan Rains 8/2/2006
Wished I could say I haven't been there. Truth is that this brings back too many memories. Nice one Ed. (Take a look at the last line of the first stanza....to or too?) Dan
Reviewed by Steve Patterson 8/2/2006
yup...been there done that. nice write
Reviewed by Sue Hess 8/2/2006
bad place to be...literally and figeratively
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 8/2/2006
I will try my best - not to push you too far!
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 8/2/2006
Those times is when life educates us the most. Some learn lessons in haste and end up giving years they will never see again. It's best to allow wisdom to control rather than tempers.
Well said Ed.
Susan
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 8/1/2006
Ah Ed, I hope things work out, A powerful and very angry post that shows you mean business.

Reindeer
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson 8/1/2006
Point well taken Sir...and with respect I might add...hope all is well



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