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

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Your life became ours,
when we acquired the rights 
to your happiness
in exchange 
for our own

The rights were perpetual
and globally enforceable

Sadly, they also included 
the dignity we reserve
for ourselves
but deny now, 
to you

Copyright © David Brown

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  1. Date: 8/12/2014 10:07:00 PM
    So deep! deep. Lovely write about a wonderful man. I wish we could give him the dignity he deserves...

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    Date: 8/13/2014 1:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Eileen, I appreciate your feedback so much