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Common Sense

Cannot find it anywhere, that I look,
One has it when they are born to know.
Many think they have it, from a book.
Many feel, they have it, with such glow.
Only thing that can be lost and never found,
Never to be returned, thoughts are bound.

Sense of commonality, can rule the world.
Examples surround us every day, unfurled.
Now that you think, you have not lost it.
Send this to a friend, who has not one bit.
Each day, it is gone, true revelations sit.

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  1. Date: 8/10/2012 6:49:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Susan's "Lost" contest Cecil. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 9:07:00 PM
    ch.. congratulations with your awesome win. Hoping to read many contest tonight. always~ ;-) PD

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 7:54:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in my contest! I like theme you chose - so many people seem to be missing it!

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 9:45:00 PM
    Well done Cecil, each day I am amazed at so many people who do not have commonsense. Congratulations on your win. Lee

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 8:32:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win. Nicely done acrostic poem.

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 7:26:00 PM
    You are so right . A lot of common sense has been lost in the midst of confusing disorder in the world. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 5:56:00 PM
    Reminds me of what Voltaire said once, "Common sense is not common." Congrats on your win! I liked this a lot. =)

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 3:46:00 PM
    awesome one, Cecil. I'm so glad I got to see it by just viewing the winners' list today Congrats to you. Long time, no see, my friend!!