LIFE.....

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    LIFE.....


     The cock does crow, in the early morning sun
    the first day of new life,has just begun
     Grass does grow and teh flowers bloom
    a beautiful view of last winters doom
     Children will laugh, while they play
    while the parents at work, worry away
    about the bills, the mortgage, so late
    and delayed
     Grim tho their faces,the piper gets paid
     They try to save face, in the cold office light
    working all day and into the night
     And so this is how the first months do pass
    with those same concerns, hidden beneath the smiling mask
     Now the days get warmer, and we stay out late
    the things that we do these deeds will be great
     The glow of the grill, the bellies to fill
    stories are shared with hardly a care
    for the boasts of the deeds, will be
    far far from fair.
     As the weather ges colder, the lands color turns
    thoughts of mid summer often return
     They button their coats and turn face from the breeze
    while the wind hows shaking loose a cascade of leaves
     When you awake to find the first frost
    then comes realization that summer is lost
     In every yard of every house
    the earth is frozen, every inch throughout
     Time seems to stop as the first snowflake falls
    as laughter, like bells echo down the halls
     As they sit down, to the evening meal
    they bow their heads, before plates are filled
     Soon sights of contentiment all does surround
    as the chimes on the clock say when to lay down
     As the snow falls and drifts to grave stone
    pushed and pulled by the cold wind blown
     Beneath the freezing cold earth like a poet once heard
    but never known..
     
     Spc. Gregory M Knight
     U.S. Army Kuwait OIF 1

     

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    Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

    Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

    WrittenJustice’s Poems (23)

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    " Camaro" 4
    " TRANS AM" 1
    " Rachell" 3
    My old Friend 4
    Collector of Souls 8
    ANGEL FACE... 10
    GUILTY... 6
    SUFFER THE CHILDREN... 9
    TRUTH TOLD... 5
    PUSHED ASIDE... 2
    LAYIN IT DOWN... 1
    HATRED... 3
    DAMNATION... 1
    BLIND... 1
    WINTER... 1
    Betrayal 3
    Manevolence 0
    WAR.... 1
    ALONE... 0
    Love... 0
    Love of Misfortune...
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    0
    SALVATION... 1
    LIFE..... 0