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  Priorities
by Elisabeth Barstowe
Saturday, March 03, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.

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A short poem on the different ways in wich we measure importance.


I could be many things

but I could not be them

without you

I don't know how to measure life

in achievements

All I want to take pride in

is you and me

and our beautiful family.




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Reviewed by Peter Paton 3/16/2012
Elizabeth

Family is very important, as is our relationships with others, so it is crucial to keep a sense of perspective.

You have conveyed that message in its simplest and most direct form.
Kudos to you


Peter
Reviewed by Asa Seeley 3/6/2012
i take my hat off to 'you'. thanks for sharing.


asa
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 3/4/2012
A lovely sentiment. But we will be remembered much more for poetry than we will for adding to the population to establish family ties. We cannot be fulfilled through others, only through ourselves.

Ron

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/3/2012
Short, sweet, and very meaningful; thank you for sharing, Elisabeth. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 3/3/2012
'Nuff said. But I'll say more. I heard an expression just recently and it when somewhat like this, "If it doesn't contribute to the family you have no reason to be doing it."

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