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Dignity's Reward

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Dignity's Reward

We may have different opinions
We might not have the same faith
You might like red wine at dinner
While i might just abstain
We may dress in different colors
Our flags we may wave proud
I might reserve my feelings
While you scream yours right out loud
They say dont judge a book by its cover
Get to know whats deep inside
Treat others how you like to be treated
Teach your children not to lie
Dignity can be a daily gift
If you give it to others free
If we all practiced this principal
Another war we will never see.

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  1. Date: 12/16/2012 9:55:00 PM
    Carl, wishing to see many get awarded for this moral sense... enjoyed..pd

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 10:07:00 AM
    Great topic chosen to write a poem..Too bad we are not born knowing how to be what we should be isn't it?..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 7:48:00 AM
    Sadly we humans will always find justification to destroy each other. If only more people subscribed to this kind of thinking. Great write Carl!

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 10:27:00 PM
    What a beautiful write Carl. I look forward to seeing that day.