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

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The life, the lies, the heavenplace
In which we sole survive
Contain a bit of shame as well
As tiny beads of sweat.
There isn't much else to say
That hasn't already been heard.
Yet I hold you to each fashioning
Each posting; every word.
Do I dare hold open doors of genius
Only empires will abound.
Each time the art can hold its own
The world is homeward bound.

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  1. Date: 7/8/2011 11:26:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your amazing poetry today Jan. I hope you have a wonderful weekend filled with good health, love, laughter, and loads of inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/23/2010 9:22:00 AM
    This is still one of my favorite poems written by you Jan. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/5/2009 8:32:00 AM
    I am reading my favorite poems today and just wanted to let you know this is still a favorite to me . Love, Carol