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The Difference Now
by Cherie Burbach
Thursday, September 07, 2006
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a poem that encourages self-esteem

The Difference Now


The difference now

   is when pushed

   I push back.


The difference now

   is when I知 hurt

   I値l cry



     Why should I hide it?

     Or pretend that I don稚 care?

          You know you hurt me.

          My pretending only helped you,

               not me.


The difference now

   is that I値l fight for the life

     I want to live

     and not the one

           you think I should live.


The difference now

   is that I make the definitions

     and throw yours away.


The difference now

   is when I walk in a room

   and you guiltily look at each other

   and stop talking

     I値l wonder who you値l blame

     for the problems in your life

          after I move on.


The difference now

   is that when you池e laughing

   behind my back

   I realize I must be ahead of you

                        and I値l keep going.
The Difference Now

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Reviewed by K. Mulroney
Absolute perfection! the power and ownership of ones destiny just drips from this piece!! Loved it!
Reviewed by Rafiriio Daniels
loved this one!!!!
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw)
Good on you, Cherie! A strong woman who comes into her own, will come to see that difference. Thank you for sharing such strong words....

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