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Being alive is joyful

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Being alive is joyful

Who has never felt grief
When a small gesture would have helped
but it has ,unknowingly, been with held?
How many people have the imagination
to guess what's in your mind,
And to embrace you rather than push you away?
No-one,No-one.No-one knows.
No-one knows these numbers.
No-one knows these names.
No-one knows how many feel diffident,
Nor how many feel shame.

Being alive is joyful!
Being alive is pain!
Being alive is all we have,
We'll never be alive again.

I look into your eyes today
I sense your shame and woe.
I look into your eyes just now
And tell you that I know,

Being alive is lonely.
Being alive is good.
Being alive is pain indeed
For flesh is not like wood.

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  1. Date: 7/9/2012 3:53:00 AM
    Yes being alive is joyful, i myself have knocked on wood too many times & i never take this joyous life for granted, many blessings to you Kathryn i really enjoyed it..

    Poetryskates Avatar Katherine Poetryskates
    Date: 7/9/2012 4:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for reading it,Kerry