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· Glimpse OF An Angel

· Whispers Of The Heart

· Before Darkness Falls

Short Stories
· The Thanksgiving That Was and The Silver Star

· “Ceremony of the Gift”

· Twice Loved and Twice Left

· A Boy and His Journey

· The Death Of Josiah Johnson/ 2nd installment

· The Death Of Josiah Johnson

· The Daddy Long-Back Letters Continued

· The Daddy Long-Back Letters

· Train A Child In The Way He Should Go…PT. 2

· Train A Child In The Way He Should Go…

· Gifts and the Parable of the Talents

· South Carolina’s Medicaid Travesty

· Love and Second Chances; God’s Gift

· How Do We Un-Love

· Absolute Love

· Hope Revealed

· Its Only 50 Cents

· It Breaks My Heart…

· The Death Of Tybee Island;

· After The Attack On America

· JD’s Rose - Nicole

· Thank You Baby For Loving Me

· A Birthday Prayer

· Get Thee Behind Me Satan

· The End Of Times

· Love This Side Of Heaven

· Field Of Dreams, Tomorrow’s Not There

· Love Is…

· A Reflection of Life Built Upon Strife

· Sadness Upon The World

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  Previous Man
by J. Allen Wilson
Thursday, February 03, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Watching time; seeing tomorrow and knowing truth.


Previous Man


The voice of youth screamed out loud piercing the soul of previous man.

Youth’s ambition and dreams danced like unto rain upon desert sand.

Now the mirrors of time slept in the mind of previous man… and he cried.

For youth had slipped away from him like a gentle giant in the mist of another time.


So now he watches and watches from the slippery banks of life.

He gazes in muted amazement at the ebb and flow of the river below-

He cries for all his sunken dreams, stillborn on the broken ships of strife.


And the voice of youth screamed and screamed and screamed.



J. Allen Wilson © 2/3/2011



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Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 2/5/2011
The voice of youth, over and over and over!
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 2/4/2011
Raw and desperate, full of longing and surrender ~ impressive.
Reviewed by Lew Duffey 2/4/2011
Growing old is bound to happen to us all. Somehow, though, I am not sure I envy the young these days. Just a thought.
God bless,
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/4/2011
Sad,we can never be young again...deep thinking, fine poem...
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 2/3/2011
Well Mr. President, another fine write, though being kind of high at the moment I don't quite get it, but liked it just the same...I am sure I will get it when I sober up in the morning...peace/piece, Ed

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Glimpse OF An Angel

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  2. Closure
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  11. Wanderer
  12. No Half Numbers
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