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Platitudes
by Todd Cheney

Thursday, February 12, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I.


In the fires


Are forged


The weapons


of


Despair


Only truth


Cuts through


The ugly


There


 


II.


A friend


To all


Is not


A friend


To one


A person


All


Does not


Please


Oneself


 


III.


The tower


Is


A very lonely


Place


A power


Hard—


Impossible


to Place


 


IV.


When all


Great


People pass


Through Hell


Recognize the


Populace


Their


Banshee


Call


 


V.


The way


To knowledge


Rife with


Fear


Only the


Most tenacious


Conquer


Their


Failure


There

The Seventh Circle

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Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 2/13/2004
Whoa some heavy thoughts there, good one m8
Ch'erie
Reviewed by William J. Cryer (Reader) 2/12/2004
Platitudes...I find that hard to believe. And if so, they are superb.
Reviewed by Larry Rochelle 2/12/2004
Hard to decide what to do in life, so many people, so little energy!
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