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Self Examination
by Ed Matlack

Saturday, November 15, 2003

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This is going to be a continuing work, as I write more, more will be added...

“SELF EXAMINATION”


 (Speaking back to my “id”)


           {Page one}                                       


 


  There once was a man –


                   of hopeless mien.


  Who thought all things -


                        he had seen.


   Acres of greenery -


             buildings of stone.


   Oceans of fiery blue hues –


                      heavens bleak and alone.


   He’d traveled the extent –


              Natures wonders he’d sighted.


    Health and joy he had noted –


           along with the ever so blighted.


  Fortune, good & bad, he’d weathered –


                       the free and the tethered.


  All this he’d absorbed –


                  without question or doubt.


  But he’d not captured his prize –


               came from the arena without.


   He’d found many a friend –


     but none in the true sense of the word!


   One who is loyal –


                  one who is heard.


 Above his own judgment –


dispensing advice.


 


One who would stand by –


        protect against evil & vice.


One who would understand –


        one who would care.


Enough to be present –


        when trouble’s the fare.

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Reviewed by Taylor Trenton (Reader) 11/16/2003
i need to do some examination now. Good write Ed!

Taylor
Reviewed by Libby Stone (Reader) 11/15/2003
Well written.
Blessings,
Libby
Reviewed by Richard Vallance (Reader) 11/15/2003

Hi Ed, enjoyed this!

Thanks,

Richard Vallance

Reviewed by Kate Clifford 11/15/2003
Great start and I will be looking forward to seeing the additions to this piece.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 11/15/2003
Interesting revealations!

Sandie Angel a.k.a. May Lu :o)
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