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  3 Sides to a Coin
by Lori S. Maynard
Friday, June 27, 2008
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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Just a quick something I wrote this stormy midnight


Where there is darkness,
there is also a light
shivering somewhere
alone in its fright.

Where there is warring,
there is also a love
hiding alone in a corner
within sight of a gun.

There are always two sides
and a ridge to a coin.
We can be right or be wrong
or teeter between the goings.

Where there is rain
there is also a drought
delivering to the faithful
such withering doubt.

Where there is hope
there is also despair
smiling at some hopeful
young heart fair.

Where there are dreams
there is also a waking
wisping images into memory.
Interpretations for the taking.

There are three parts to a coin.
Not just a trick coin in play.
There is always the black and white
but life exists more within gray.

©June 28, 2008 Lori S. Maynard




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Reviewed by Frances Seymour 6/25/2011
Lori, Life in the gray,very well explained. Blessings...Frances
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/5/2009
In my opinion, there is wisdom in your philosophical way of looking at life. Thank you for sharing it. Love and best wishes to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 6/29/2008
Your poem has a great message about life that people should take into consideration.I enjoy reading your poem and sharing your wisdom to the world.take care

Edwin
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 6/28/2008
Lori, you should write more often on stormy midnights. As one
of the Grays, I like this poem. -gene.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 6/27/2008
Artfully stated with true emotional insight....

Be always safe,
Karen

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