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Reflections of a man

A man is but a vision,
Cast by his lifes shadows.

His heart is pressed with the vise of his own desires.

Scared by the wrongs that he has endured,
Yet his hopes and dreams have not faded.

He stands strong and proud,
As firm as a rock within a mountain.

His roots buried deep,
So that he may drink from the waters of life.

His reflection is not unjust.
Its that his picture is not yet finished.

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  1. Date: 6/10/2010 7:27:00 PM
    Congrats on the HM win, Christie.

  1. Date: 6/10/2010 7:13:00 PM
    Congrats Christi on your HM in Mac's best poem contest with this wonderful entry and so enjoy your wonderful honor tonight.. with luv from the "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 6/10/2010 6:57:00 PM
    So much depth in this poem. Congratulations on being one of the winners in Mac's contest. Enjoy your success. I wish you many more. Karen

  1. Date: 6/10/2010 6:38:00 PM
    ongratulations on your HM in my contest. A wonderful poem.

  1. Date: 7/12/2009 6:42:00 PM
    I feel you in this poem... Good depiction of mans lifes pursuit.......:JP)

  1. Date: 10/28/2008 11:05:00 AM
    Wonderful tribute here, Christie. On line #5 the word "faded" has an extra letter .... hope you don't mind my pointing that out ... this is really a strong write and I love the last two lines! Congratulations on your writing being featured this week!

  1. Date: 10/28/2008 10:39:00 AM
    Christie very well penned - congrats on being featured this week - God Bless

  1. Date: 10/28/2008 8:41:00 AM
    There are words to ponder in your poem. Congratulations on being featured this round! ~ Blessings...Carrie

  1. Date: 10/28/2008 6:16:00 AM
    "Reflections Of A Man" is a well deserved featured poem. Congratulations. Vince

  1. Date: 10/27/2008 9:40:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/26/2008 5:32:00 PM
    Much to think about in your words. I really like the last line. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Wishing you continued success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 10/26/2008 4:00:00 PM
    Congratulations Christie on your wonderful poetry being featured this week. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 9/1/2008 11:06:00 AM
    Thank you so much. Reflections of a man is based on a mans feelings of hopelessness and growth. But we live and grow. And thats what makes us who we are.

  1. Date: 8/31/2008 2:44:00 PM
    Very profound..

  1. Date: 8/31/2008 11:13:00 AM
    deep, wow that was deep. sounds a little christ resurrection hope I spelled it right.