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Wanting the Impossible
by Susan K. de Vegter

Monday, September 17, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I always want the impossible
To climb the highest tree
I always want what I can't have
And it all seems to me
The higher up you place your needs
The better off you'll get
The Enigma of your dreams can come
Then you're home free and yet
Had you settled for second place
You're apt to slowly find
That when you cheat yourself of needs
You leave yourself behind.

© Susan Kathryn de Vegter
copyright 2007




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Reviewed by Pierre Ortega 9/21/2007
"When you cheat yourself of needs, you leave yourself behind" It took me a long time to see that, So True, Love, Pierre.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 9/19/2007
Sounds just like you--go girl!

Ron
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 9/18/2007
keep on reaching--it makes one strech themselvesi love the wisdom included in this write
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 9/18/2007
Yay in my poem I climbed the highest tree, I did shout ere oye susan, but that big black man had your attention..lol
Better to believe in faires than Nietche, Tolstoy, Marx etc, fairies are more near to reality than those fools...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 9/18/2007
SO very true Susan!!

Love tinka
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 9/18/2007
Susan, this is ringing so true with me. Always nurture yourself!!!!
Peace, Love, and Light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Felix Perry 9/18/2007
Ahhh Susan you are a dreamer like myself I believe and we dreamers always are reaching for the utmost levels...nothing wrong with that. We will never touch if we do not reach and stretch for the stars. Lovely write dear one.
hugs
Fee
Reviewed by Ted Bossis 9/18/2007
Always in 1st place <>Even when 2nd or 3rd show it's face <>It's the culmination we must embrace <>{wonderful}*Love & goodness ^(*_*)^Ted
Reviewed by John Leko 9/17/2007
inspired write...thoughts of higher contrast...reaching.
well done...
John
Reviewed by Douglas Bentley 9/17/2007
Why settle for second best. . .
Simply and wonderfully expressed
I really like the way this poem is personally addressed.
_______________________________________________________
Doug
Reviewed by Taylor Ryan 9/17/2007
I certainly agree, Susan...neat poem.
Love,
Taylor
Reviewed by E T Waldron 9/17/2007
A beautiful poem with a wise message, love the pic too!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by jude forese 9/17/2007
couldn't agree more with the premise of this poem's theme ...
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/17/2007
Susan,

You warmed my heart with this beauty; very well done! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by larry linville 9/17/2007
good. Setting high goals will get you higher even if you undershoot it -- then setting lower dreams and hitting them.

Larry
Reviewed by stan nassano 9/17/2007
aww yes, just as easy to dream big dreams as small one,nice write,
stan
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 9/17/2007
Susan,

Excellence in beautiful wise lines; well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 9/17/2007
This ought to be read at the beginning of every grade starting at the sixth . . . Fantastic words of meaning, Susan . . . You never fail . . .



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