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Different

Different.

What be the man who stands alone?
So lonely in the crowd?
What makes one man an alien?
He may be quiet, or loud
But his soul screams "I am, I am"
And he doesn't seem to give a damn
About the way he's supposed to think
And they don't understand.

The crowds come on, our man be gone
To a world that's all his own.
And ever since his first recall
Forever he has known,
About the love in the smallest flower
And in the sweet bird trills
His life taught him the way to be
So he is always real.

He does not see things, how they're seen
By the ordinary man
As he so lost within a sunset
Or a lake so vast and grand.
Does yearn for nothing in this world
He only wants to be.
To know himself and understand
And melt in mystery.

Feb 27 2004.

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  1. Date: 2/19/2014 6:27:00 PM
    Hi Peter, Nice to be back in the comfort zone. Once again your write comes through for me. I am sometimes proud to be different, to follow my own way. I see myself so much in this write Peter. So many times the way I see things is not the so called normal way. We should always be proud of who we are. This is a fine canvas you place before us, your visions flowing one behind the other being brought together on the final canvas by golden words. Have a good day. Later. Your Friend always....MIKE.

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 2/20/2014 4:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Michael, it is so good to see you on my page again, with your inspirational words. I always appreciate your comments, my friend...Peter
  1. Date: 12/11/2013 12:44:00 AM
    Excellent work, Peter!! There is so much wisdom in your poems, its great reading all your lovely work...

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 2/20/2014 4:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Bindu, your words inspire me to try to write more words of inspiration. I appreciate this....peter
  1. Date: 12/10/2013 7:57:00 PM
    great expression a wonderful write!

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 12/10/2013 10:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Joseph for your kind comments....Peter
  1. Date: 12/10/2013 4:12:00 PM
    very interesting one I am reading. I sure enjoyed this one!!

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 12/10/2013 10:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Andrea, I really appreciate you always commenting on my stuff....Peter
  1. Date: 12/10/2013 3:21:00 PM
    Such a great view expressed in another beautifully written poem. I enjoy your writing so much Peter. You have a great talent that is only enhanced by your great point of view. Thank You for all your comments also for I highly respect your viewpoint.

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 12/10/2013 10:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    It is I who thank you Vincent all any poet wants is to be appreciated. And you certainly seem to do this. So you are very Much appreciated.....Peter
  1. Date: 12/10/2013 2:33:00 PM
    Lovely truthful write. The joy of being a writer....You have an amazing gift, Peter. I see you totally in this write. :) Hope all is well.......

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 12/10/2013 10:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Eileen, so nice to read your comments....peter
  1. Date: 12/10/2013 1:05:00 PM
    A REAL COOL WRITE I AGREE SELF ENLIGHTLMENT IS THE GREATIST OF ALL RERMINDS ME OF MY SHADOW OF A DOUBT WRITE THANKS FOR COMENTS ON MINE DAVIDSCOTT

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 12/10/2013 10:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you David, I appreciate your kind comments. I shall go to your site and read your poem....peter
  1. Date: 12/9/2013 10:47:00 PM
    What a wonderfully spiritual poem. Love the last line.

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 12/10/2013 10:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Jon, your kind words are very much appreciated....peter
  1. Date: 12/9/2013 8:27:00 PM
    This is also true with all souls man or woman who sees things with the heart of a visionary, the ordinary is unordinary to people with the heart of a writter. well done here thank you for your words and understand your not alone, many voices write with words it is our talent to put pen to ink that which others do not see. cheri

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 12/10/2013 11:00:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Cheri for your kind comments. I have though differently to others since I was a tiny kid. I always thought the rest of the world were crazy....peter
  1. Date: 12/9/2013 5:37:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this one today...The page is jumping around so much that it is hard to read and typing is slow or going to fast..Weird site tonight.Sara

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 12/10/2013 11:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Sara, I am glad I am not the only one who has computer troubles. they certainly stress me out sometimes....peter