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Philisophical Ancestry

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Philisophical Ancestry

I, being the single expression of self

Except, I can no longer be expressed as one

For I am many; a legacy begun 

Progenitor of generations to come

Am I the beginning?  No not I 

for I am of another who was of another

I could not exist without the person of who before me was

and you could not exist without I, who before you came 

I am more than me, for my life is not a singular identity

for life flows from me

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  1. Date: 11/27/2011 2:27:00 AM
    life flows from me..high philosophy,'s all one universal self..

  1. Date: 11/26/2011 8:14:00 PM
    It is deep and free,Lori.Thanks for congrats.

  1. Date: 11/26/2011 3:31:00 PM
    Nice introspective write. Enjoyed. Michael