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  Filter
by Pier Tyler
Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.

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To filter or not to filter


We filter our words like
We percolate our coffee
Caffeine or decaf.

We filter our issues like
We purify our air
Dehumidify or fresh.

We filter our environment like
We refine our gas
Pollute or dilute.

We filter our lives like
We osmose our water
Spring or tap.

When our thoughts and beliefs
are filtered, are they our own
or do they belong to someone else?

Filterer or filteree
This is not a cookie and milk kind of life
Will the "authentic you" stand up?

To filter or not to filter
Dare ourselves to be
Who we are.

Copyright © 2006 Pier Tyler. All Rights Reserved.††

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Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 10/17/2008
Hello Pier,

Profoundly said dear friend . . . and with your special poetic style!


Hugs,

Lance
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 3/7/2007
Words of wisdom and so true.
Reviewed by Bill Grimes Jr. 2/23/2007
"This is not a cookie and milk kind of life
Will the "authentic you" stand up? "

I'm In Pier!!!! Well said my friend.......

Peace,

Bill
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 1/1/2007

"Filter"

Love it...I just got to be me.

Sincerely,
From the Heart of an Artist Quiet Storm
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 12/15/2006
nice poem to ponder Pier, I try real hard not to be a phony
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 12/14/2006
Thought-eliciting verses, Pier. Pause. Think. I have to read this again. That's a compliment. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 12/14/2006
Insightful read Pier!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Bella Christopher (Reader) 12/14/2006
I especially identify with this! As I have written on my bio page here at the den, and I feel this to my core, living authentically isn't easy and i'm so glad I took the plunge into the deep. Doing the personal work it requires is exhausting sometimes, and once you have started you are satisfied with nothing less than moving on and improving who you are. Thank you for your deepth and insight on this!
Be well,
Penny

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Abstract: A Kaleidoscopic Collection of Poetry

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I Have Arrived at This Destination

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