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Shirley A Parkerson

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Oneís Own Self
by Shirley A Parkerson

Friday, March 07, 2003

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Sitting in the depth of oneís own self
Calling down to the world from upon the shelf
Neither minding nor caring for tomorrow today
Wondering just why itís here that I stay
Then seeing your face from across the room
Feeling your love take away all the gloom
Allowing your smile to warm me inside
No more from myself do I want to hide
Wandering alone from corner to space
Alone with myself is generally the case
No talking, no touching, just myself and I
At times just wanting to curl up and die
Then thinking of you and the feelings we share
Needing so badly to hear that you care
Knowing you love me fills me with pride
Thankful each day for the pathway we stride.

Shirley Ann Parkerson
© February 22, 2003

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Reviewed by Jacqueline VanZandbeek 3/11/2003
Fantastic !!
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 3/7/2003
This flows beautifully, Shirley.
It was a pleasure to read it.
~E
Reviewed by Bobbi Duffy 3/7/2003
Shirley, really like this work. It is well written.
Reviewed by Jack Roberts 3/7/2003
Very nice Shirley! Love the rhyme.
Jack
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 3/7/2003
Song for a hero
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