Sunday, August 7, 2011

Sunday Confessions




If I should die, think only this of me,
How supportive and diligent
I used to be:
I truly loved my family,
I genuinely cherished friendship between you and me;
If I should die, think only this of me,
How tough and excellent
I could be.
I never meant to hurt anybody,
I worked tirelessly for this community!
If you can not see what I see,
Read more stories and study history.


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31 comments:

  1. You tell 'em! I love the way you've stated your case. Thanks for contributing to Carry on Tuesday. Pieces like this make it so worthwhile.

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  2. lovely piece! a nice rhyme to it too! nice!

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  3. A wonderful message in this poem! I am sure you are well loved for all that you do.

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  4. Your words paint a strong self portrait. Loved it!

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  5. Sensitive, spunky and sad. Nice write.

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  6. Most of us try to do our best in life and for others. At the end of the day, that's all one can ask for.

    Nicely done!

    Thanks for the visit too. I appreciate it.

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  7. What is it that you see?

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  8. reminds me of the song Polyester Girl

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  9. Lovely use of the centus promt.
    all we can do is be the best person we can be...this says it so well.

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  10. try not to! continue to be "tough and excellent" my friend.

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  11. It's true, you were tough and excellent. :-) Wonderful, thank you!

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  12. Now who wouldn't want to know a person such as you?? lovely!

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  13. Precious in every way...

    http://www.kimnelsonwrites.com/2011/07/30/seasonal-color/

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  14. I will think this of you - you are a clever and talented poet!

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  15. Nicely done. I loved the way you slipped history into this one.

    And thanks for visiting my blog and commenting.

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  16. This is a lovely description of who you are.
    Very nice,
    Isadora

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  17. Simple yet cleverly powerful...
    Nice work.

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  18. awesome... soft and heartfelt

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  19. awesome... soft and heartfelt

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  20. Really good write. I really like the tone you keep throughout the piece and the ideas you propose in here are something I've often thought of. What is the impression you have left? What will others say or think of me after I'm gone? Things like that, and I really like the way you handled something along similar lines. Very well-done

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  21. Great recipe for a wonderful life!

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  22. Great confidence here. A nice little story.

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  23. Ah, you write your epitaph in rhyme while you live! Nice.

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  24. You display some wonderful characteristics, sweet and upbeat.

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  25. There's is so much to learn, and enjoy, before the last page is written of ourselves, that's why everyday is a blessing to be sieged, right, positive poem to me any way, thank you, WS

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  26. A beautiful epitaph...and legacy.

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