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Rie Sheridan Rose

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Bearly
by Rie Sheridan Rose

Monday, September 06, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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one of those days....




Powerless in an
empowered world,
I have only myself
to turn to – or blame.

My decision…rise or fall.
My decision…meek or strong.
My decision…write or wrong.

Attitude adjustments
for every occasion.

Some days, I am a mouse –
struggling to creep unseen
and uneaten through a
rocking-chair room
of long-tailed cats.

Some days, I look at the world
with teeth bared
and claws sharp
fighting to defend
my right to be defensive.

Today I can hold it together…
bearly.

Rie Writes
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Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 9/8/2004
Well done, Rie! I've missed your writings.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 9/8/2004
"Bearly" able to withhold my laughter, hard days we all do have, but if one can laugh through them, what better way to go thru life...Keep Peace & Humor in your Heart, Ed & Rufuz (w00f)
Reviewed by Barbara Spring 9/7/2004
The bear is empowering. You are on the right track.
Reviewed by Lori Moore 9/7/2004
Very creative. Enjoyed.
Reviewed by jude forese 9/6/2004
sometimes we just have to grin and bear it ...



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