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For Sandy
by Debora E Hill

Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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This poem was written for my best friend Sandra, before we became business partners.


My oldest friend,


my dearest too


Come sit with me and talk awhile


I need you still


no...even more


than years before


When we were young


and so secure


It's not been what they said it would.


But I'm not different,


can you see


Inside this built-up shell, it's me.


Success now stands before me


and I see the open door.


But now I'm frightened of its' song...


I never was before.


The steps are getting shorter


If I stretch I see the peak


But there's nothing on the other side


Except a free-fall into space.


I can't turn back 'cause


when you climb


they jerk the rungs away


And I don't want to fall so far...


So I'll hang here -- just for awhile,


Until the mist beyond clears off.


Please sit with me


That's all I need


An old friend


'Cause I'm still me.

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Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 11/19/2006

"For Sandy"
Another beauty of a write!
Loved the construction, presentation, and execution of it all.

Thank you for sharing.
From the Heart of an Aritst Quiet Storm
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 11/18/2006
really nice
it is always comforting to be joined by a friend

nice work
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