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So Often
by Marlene Dawn

Tuesday, January 20, 2004
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So often there is heartache.
So often there is strife.
So often there's no money
to help the ones that cry.
So many lay with emptiness
and hunger deep inside.
While governments with their big bucks
make plans to soar up high.
Whether it be tunnels underwater,
sky scrapers in the sky.
Man traveling to Mars
while others sit and die.
It breaks my heart to see
pain and suffering in the world.
More should be done to help.
Do stupid Government realize?
So many are just surviving
on small pay and little food.
While retiring governments
spend our money while
others shine their shoes.

Marlene Reid. 2004


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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/23/2004
You make some very good points in this poetic offering, Marlene. Thank you. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 1/22/2004
This is so true Marlene and so sad...I just spoke to a friend who has such problems and cannot get help ....sad poem..floria
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 1/22/2004
So heartfelt i agree with Bhuwan this is excellent..


Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 1/21/2004
Heartfelt write....sad but very very realistic n luck...BHUWAN
Reviewed by Handsum Hart 1/21/2004
This is a sad and brutal reality. Often it's because one government or country is trying to out do another, regardless of the cost.

peace and happiness
Reviewed by Al Swanson (Reader) 1/20/2004
a deep and tender look Marlene and governments just doing too many favors, ty al
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 1/20/2004
A sad lament that has been going on for centuries,
but will soon come to an end, as promised in Rev.
21:3-5. "The former things will have passed away."
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