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A Heritage Revived
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Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. Carl Gustav Jung

A Heritage Revived

I am the sum of all that was
Yet to my face...... unknown
The past is dead, and yet it does
Clue vestige...bearing shown

Ancestery of carriage
Thru vessel that I wear
No faults would I disparage
Or drown in vain despair

Despite appearance given
Thru no choice of my own
This is the skin I live in
The time my seed was sown

I'm miles short of perfect
But blessed to be ..... alive
And yet the mirror does reflect
A heritage revived!!

Feb 04

People love to tell me how much I look like somebody dead in my family!!!!

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Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 2/11/2004
Profound message!!!
Reviewed by andrea coltman 2/11/2004
Love the the wishes Andrea
Reviewed by Christine Morell 2/10/2004
Your writing goes from strength to strength. This is wonderfully written...I love to read your work out loud..and the message is strong.
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 2/9/2004
Excellent poem and message....
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 2/9/2004
GREAT philosophy!
Reviewed by Dale Clark 2/9/2004
But blessed to be....alive
I really like this piece.
It's great!
Reviewed by Mark Mahoney 2/9/2004
A very strong powerful poem that is perfectly crafted and a pleasure to read,some fantastic lines in there,and all equally as strong, very well done Anita, take care...Mark x
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/9/2004
A wonderful self-discovery...keep looking up Anita,that keeps the face aglow;-)Superb poetry and pic!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/9/2004
Love the Picture!!

Thought provoking otherwise!!

Goodness everybody tells me I look like my dead Mother!!

Not a complement I I that dead?

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 2/9/2004
I'm miles short of perfect
But blessed to be ..... alive

Aren't we all! Wonderful poem, Anita.
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 2/9/2004
I love the quote and adore the poetry...the baby is gorgeous..and my I hope the one who is passed on was nice in spirit and pretty to look least giving you some confidence...LOL....great poem here are a good writer..floria