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Below is the poem entitled acquisition which was written by poet Goode Guy. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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no nation, no state, no corporation
no family, no self, no nebulous soul
enriches itself by acquisition
to gain its stuff but lose control

equality is the rule of life
because any thing that is acquired
must be relinquished by another
balancing the equation is required

the take or give we do to live
determines quality of fulfillment
with less is more, we're all in store
for days of joy and contentment

don't need no plane or border gain
to bring more meaning to our lives
believe the purpose is in the sharing
with friends and laughs we will survive

© Goode Guy 2012-08-16

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  1. Date: 9/22/2012 3:00:00 PM
    "the take or give we do to live determines quality of fulfillment" "don't need no plane or border gain" Fav. lines, thanks!

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 2:42:00 PM
    great poem. The first and last stanzas are my favorite. beautiful poem.