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Pandora's Box

Countless things change through
life through a series of 
sequences; childhood,
adolescence and adulthood.
One’s life is packed
with inane habits learnt through
puberty; an experience that one
would rather forget.
For a few years one is bombarded
by pain, loss, annoyance, and
stupidity; many seem to be corrupted 
by nature’s mechanisms of growth;
one begins to think they know
everything and thus take obtuse
risks along with making the utmost
ridiculous mistakes.
Nature begins to open Pandora’s
box creating a tidal wave of 
events shaping us all via
pathways jam-packed with
obstacles that one must
conquer to become what nature

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  1. Date: 4/13/2013 10:01:00 PM
    L A., a very nice and awesome poem. Congratulations with your Featured Poem of the week :-). Take care, and enjoy the new week coming up. Always & Forever! GOODNIGHT **LINDA**

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 4:43:00 AM
    I like the focal point of the pen... It's obviously meaningful.. Love it~A.O

  1. Date: 6/1/2011 2:48:00 PM
    I agree with the other comments stated here. Such a vibrant and expressive poem. Excellently presented! ~Laura

  1. Date: 5/29/2011 9:12:00 AM
    Your poem is full of emotion and life, well done, now regarding your blog on Writers Block, like you I have been writing since childhood, I have always had my favourite places that have changed along the way, you may laugh but churches inspire me now, the utter silence is the reason, but when I am stressed and depressed or not well, I cannot write, I am blank, I need to find my inner light again~~

  1. Date: 5/24/2011 9:25:00 PM
    many phases of life become Pandora's boxes Leighann and we deal with everyone for survival .. great poetry ..very creative and expressive luv.. good luck with your first contest..