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Eccentricities
by Roger C Simmons

Wednesday, December 22, 2004
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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What makes me unique, makes you uneasy

Are you turned off by my eccentricities?
that which you said you initially loved
now obviously distresses you
It is not I who changed
but rather your attitude toward me
and my eccentricities
You say they are a learned behavior
I say I was born with them and they cannot
be removed as if they were some type of birth mark
If you love me, you'll change, you say
If I did, it would not be me, but someone else that you loved

Ahh . . .perhaps therein lies the true answer
if any answer is completely true . . .the topic of a different discussion


 

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Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 2/23/2007
yes sir, i agree-well put together piece
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 7/6/2006
DEEP AND INCITEFUL ! A thinking poem.........M
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 12/22/2004
Much wisdom here...
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 12/22/2004
Intriguing and insightful.
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