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Elisabeth Barstowe

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· In this Chemical Prison

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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

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

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

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.


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

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."

  1. imaginable possibility
  2. A Woman
  3. Shoes
  4. I Sprung
  5. sky of reason
  6. Speachless
  7. The Domino Effect
  8. fusion of muse
  9. Fifty Bales of Hay....
  10. The Fighter
  11. Wind
  12. Bedlam in Thibodaux
  13. Disciplined
  14. My Silence
  15. Understanding
  16. Message
  17. A Few Words About You
  18. Searches of Mine
  19. Bars, Taverns, Saloons, etc.
  20. I'll Be Doing It Until I Die

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