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  Like Him
by Richard Rydon
Monday, October 01, 2007
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Like Him


The central moment

Of my only meaning

Is the image

Of a man

Who went about

From place to place

And ended up

A failure.

 

I can never

Be like Him:

I haven’t got the guts

To live so close

To charity.

 

But, I can have my dream

To liven things up.

You see—

I need Him;

His manliness,

And courage,

And kick,

To give my life

Its meaning!

 





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Reviewed by Thomas Mutchler 5/13/2012
Good one, especially the second stanza.

Tom

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Richard Rydon



The Oortian Summer (Kindle)

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The Palomar Paradox: A SETI Mystery (Kindle)

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Matter, Energy and Mentality: Exploring Metaphysical Reality (Paperback)

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A Golden Fuchsia-Laden Girl (Hardcover)

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A Golden Fuchsia-Laden Girl (Paperback)

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The Palomar Paradox: A SETI Mystery (Digest)

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