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Below is the poem entitled EGO's which was written by poet Tom Wright. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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At times in life when I've struggled along,
I've surveyed hinder at measures taken.
And because in my being I claimed no song,
Fright oft prevailed leaving me shaken.

Life approached me like a breath of wind,
With distressed days that slowly scattered.
Like a tender sapling I soon learned to bend,
While ignoring God and things that mattered.

God placed within me a desire to succeed,
And within my heart a lesser ego delves.
He grants us no space for malice or greed,
We've no room for God while full of ourselves.

Copyright © Tom Wright

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  1. Date: 1/12/2013 3:57:00 PM
    ohh dear...I spelled success wrong twice...sorry lol