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Paradise

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invertigo18
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since 06-14-99
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0 posted 06-15-99 02:31 PM       View Profile for invertigo18   Email invertigo18   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for invertigo18

Can love stand the test of time?
Everybody get in line.
The rich can buy what they need.
While the beggars cry and try to feed.

Their children whom they love and whom they clothe.
In rags that could never keep out the cold.
Will they live or will they die?
Only God could know
And only he hears them cry
That's why he's promised paradise.

The box they live in is so old.
Worn and tattered, full of holes
So big the rain beats on their souls.
The rich are warm inside, but cold.

Should joy decide to someday warm our hearts?
For its been there from the very start.
Do we really want to live or to die?
Only God could know, and that's why we cry.
That's why he's promised paradise.

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Artic Wind
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1 posted 11-12-2007 09:44 PM       View Profile for Artic Wind   Email Artic Wind   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Artic Wind

Enjoyed

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GBride
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2 posted 07-02-2009 08:45 PM       View Profile for GBride   Email GBride   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for GBride

Loved your poem. I voluteer at a soup kitchen and with a food bank. Also other things such as rides to doctors etc. Generally, i'd say they didn't bring it on themselves. They have mental problems. Often they can't fill out the forms the government requires and there is noone to help them. You have a great deal of talent. Like David Cooperfield i say while holding out my bowl, "more please". Please give us more of your wonderful poetry
boxingchick
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thats relly good poetry
Poetal
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4 posted 11-09-2009 04:21 PM       View Profile for Poetal   Email Poetal   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Poetal

Loved your write on Paradise. It had good form and you wrote from the heart making it warm and enjoyable. It is a great subject to write about. Thanks so much for the good work.
 
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