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Tired of Trying
by Saundra L. Washington D.D.

Tuesday, June 07, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I tried to catch the wind


But instead the wind caught me,


It raised me to great heights before


I landed in a tree.


 


I tried to catch my shadow


But I failed at all my chances,


For my shadow is quite eloquent


At eluding my advances.


 


I tried to catch a falling star


But the closer it drew near,


I backed away out of its path


Overcome by awesome fear.


 


I tried to catch the fairy


Who came to get my tooth,


But instead I learned I wasn't a


Conniving enough sleuth.


 


I tried to catch a quaint snowflake


But instead I caught the flu,


Now confined to my bed


For a week or perhaps two.


 


I tired to “catch you later”


      But got badly misdirected.


Called another friend instead


      You say you were rejected.


 


So I throw in the quitter's towel,


Don't want to catch a thing.


'Cause I'm tired of always trying


And never catching anything.


 
 
 
 
 

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Reviewed by m j hollingshead 3/8/2006
good one
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 6/20/2005

A depicting of a mind that didn´t find the path of materialization of dreams. "Tired of Trying" shows the picture of many that lack will power of perseverance. Its delivers a profound message to the reader, and stimulates willingness to reverse the story.

"Tired of Trying" strikes the dynamo of decison. It is an inspiring composition of poetic magnificence.


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU



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