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We're Alive

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Auguste
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Were Alive


Self-pity
starves the heart of joy
with each taken breath.
Its nothing but a form of living death.

So many times
youve come to me
to wipe your tears.
It has been years,
yet still you weep.

We all have fallen wounded
on the battlefields of life,
but were not dead.
Did you hear what I just said?

We did survive.
We are alive,
and now its time
to bury thoughts that once we mourned,
to be reborn,
for life goes on.


© Copyright 2002 Michael Auguste - All Rights Reserved
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I love this

Cold hands means a warm heart

Miah
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Auguste,

great poem.  You are very right, we are still Alive.  We should remember that, to rejoice life.  
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Michael

What a wonderful, life affirming poem.  It's amazing how much a possitive attitude can change the way you feel in every way...and the way that others look at you.  Hugs to you, my friend!
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Michael - Yes, it's true, life goes on with or without us. So, we might as well put on a smile and join in the celebration of just being alive. Well done. hugs, Chris

Life is not measured by breaths you take, but by moments that take your breath away.

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..."We have all fallen wounded
    on the battle fields of life,
    but we're not dead"

Many a time I have felt like the walking wounded, but that human spirit of which you speak, can prevent us from falling over and giving up in difficult times. This is a wonderful poem of great import.

~ a smile to match your wonderful smile ~

Linda
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Hi gentle man...well, how true is this?
Some people go through life kicking and screaming...and others even though they have many problems find a rainbow and dance their way through...I prefer the latter...and I know you do as well!!
~Hugs poet sir~

~ Time has cast a spell on you
  So you won't ever forget me ~

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Auguste,

Brush the dust off and move on.
The world isn't going to stop for us.

This is so perfect!

I know a few people that need to read this!
Off to my library it goes!

  

~Sheri

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Swim out to it"

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(big hugggsssssss) Oh Michael, this is so very saddening, while I have had floods of tears fall from my eyes and so many bruises I had to salt up in my early life, I always trust in Him and I wish for everyone to follow their hearts and believe like Peter Pan dreams can come true for everyone! (sigh) This is touching, sweet friend, God Bless You, we all love you so much! You have such a beautiful heart, sweet Michael, thank you for sharing!



May love and light always shine upon you!

Love,
Noah Eaton

"Underneath your clothes there's an endless story..."

Shakira

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Yes tis true Dear Poet..life does go on..you've got yourself a jewel here..a sweet write, brought a smile to my face..thank you

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