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Bridging the Gap: Police - Japanese, Third Edition
by Robert Wood

Nonverbal Japanese language communicator primarily for English speakers. Easy to use reference. Proven and effective tool...  
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by Brandon Gene Petit
Thursday, November 29, 2007
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When death liberates me unto its acre
Will I miss the familiar haunts of rejection?
When I’m forced to gaze into the eyes of my maker
Will I miss the sincerity of my reflection?
 
When my place in the world has withdrawn its intention
Will I long for the tartness of love’s pungent lime?
When I find out that death is a wondrous invention
Will I drop all my cares for eternity’s climb?
 
When the reaper reveals to me intricate wonders
Will I miss the warm breeze and the dullness of day?
When my eyes go to shut out humanity’s blunders
Will I miss the glad fools that enlightened my stay?
 
When I glimpse of the laughter that waits beyond doom
Will I still hear the pain in my mother’s good-bye?
When letters are chiseling into my tomb
Will I know life again in a new infant’s cry?
 
When a sip from the Lethe dulls my lifelong affections
Will I forget the snow on the tip of my tongue?
When I no longer hunger for earthly confections
Will I still need the one that I fought to become?
 
Transcending the threshold requires contortion
So desperately wed to the flaws in my form
 I bask in the comfort of natural distortion
Can I nourish without the emotional storm?
 
The talent to bleed, perceive and perspire
Can only be bred in a heart-heavy chest
Will I don a new robe or still wean from desire
When it comes time to lay my old playthings to rest?

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Branch Isole 12/7/2007
had me the whole way through. mahalo
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Pulse Points of a Woman's World by Sylvia Ramsey

This book of poetry that is divided into sections that is very much like our walk through life and it reminds us that we all share many of the same fears, hopes and dreams. Somethi..  
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