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We Say We Have Character
by Carol Dee Meeks

Friday, August 08, 2003

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We after all, are only human, and fall short.


We say we have character
Better than our neighbor,
(but we have secrets in our past),
Integrity, honor, qualities, we want this cast.

We say we have character
Better than our friends.
It flows in our household
Matures our tolerance as we grow old.

We say we have character
A code that we live by.
Living with mistakes hidden
The tide that’s tuff when ridden.

We say we have character,
The example we try to ensue,
Is somehow too heavy a task.
When, where, how will we ever unmask?

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Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 8/9/2003
This is very good work, but I do agree the masks we wear do eventually grow tiresome and or old!
~Nikki~
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 8/9/2003
But these masks may only fool ourselves. Bill
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 8/8/2003
Ahhh, those masks can get mighty heavy with time. Bravo. A fine work.
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