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Words With a Friend On Writing
by Leslie P Garcia

Sunday, January 04, 2009
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"What were you trying to say?" she asked,
(Capricorns and editors
Are always unimpressed.)

"Why, I thought I spoke
Eternal truths, I wrote
The first real words
In centuries
Of unimportant stuff--
I really was quite good,"--
And added, aside,
"And incredibly modest."

She stared a while, then smiled,
And said "by the way,
Your children?  How are they?"
And universal truth
And what the world
Will be or won't
Came back to kids--
On paper or in life
Are always
The universal truth.

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Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 5/2/2009
This is a very good poem,take care

Reviewed by Lois Christensen 1/28/2009
Some people don't like to hear about other's families. I found that out in this apt. building. Anyway the truth will always come out somehow. This is good thinking for poetry.
Reviewed by Regina Pounds 1/4/2009
Leslie, and with these few words you pointed out the simplest of truths.

This one leaves me smiling. You hit the nail right on the head. (Forgive the cliche)

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