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by Jennifer Butler
Wednesday, May 02, 2007
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In hardship are the humble born,
beat down, sore worn.
And setting sail, they seek new land ~
to hide from the master's hand.

"My God!" they pray,
"We die this day!
Our children perish!
We swallow dismay!"

So mercy sees,
and sorrow flees
the chains of honest tradery.
And mercy flies
toward hollowed eyes
and fainting hearts
to comfort a mother who cries.

Great engines sore.
Great doctors heal,
and far too late
for fantasies real.

The humble are born
in ships of steal.
And stolen bread
becomes love's meal.

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Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 5/2/2007
One has a very philosophical view. Watch for the flower to blossom and grow. Enjoyed this.

Be safe,
Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader) 5/2/2007
Thought provoking write. Well done. Lady J
Reviewed by Mark Rockeymoore 5/2/2007
What wonderful language...
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 5/2/2007
I love girls who say you may...
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