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And so he desires both

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And so he desires both

Life without a dream is like a dream without a life
And so he desires both
A life without water is like water without a life
And so he desires both

Water without a glow is like a glow without water
And so he  desires both
Hope without yoke is like yoke without hope
And so he desires both

A crown without a home is like a home without a crown
And so he desires both
A stem without its root is like a root without its stem
And so he desires both


For Russell Sivey's "Dreams" Contest

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  1. Date: 3/5/2014 9:37:00 PM
    Abdulhafeez This is a creative write. I like how you compared the desires of men in each line. Thanks for the congrats and nice comment on my Birthday poem.

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 8:01:00 AM
    A well deserved win AO--love how you framed the thoughts!

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 5:28:00 PM
    Nicely done. I enjoyed reading it this evening. Congratulations on your win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 1:26:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win. Love the contrasts and the way man is portrayed as being full of contradictions. SuZ