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To Answer The Question

~“SECRET”, to be or not to be is my life long concession,
    essence of sacred heart or of the mind’s crooked obsession...
    having sacred purpose or a Neanderthal digression... 
    by reaching the peaks of mind control freaks of worldly transgression! 

~"BELIEVING" in our senators one hundred twelfth, Bull Session... 
    where wealth is represented, the poor face a great depression... 
    the poor, no score, special interest have the floor, closed session!

~"A WORLD POSSESSED", greatly depressed, indiscretion, repossession... 
    they say,  learn a new profession, "in this world of aggression?" 

~NEUROTIC DEPRESSION" [anxious  obsession] without expression…
   what do I choose...moral compression by legal profession… 
   of manic depression or sacred heart’s harmonic progression?

   For and in honor of Shani Fassbender
   And contest: “Tell me a Secret”

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  1. Date: 9/3/2011 11:28:00 AM
    Thought provoking piece, John. Congrats on all your wins, my friend - I was shocked to see how many contest results I'd missed!

  1. Date: 9/3/2011 10:12:00 AM
    Congratulations john on your 8th place win in Shani's contest...enjoyed.

  1. Date: 9/3/2011 3:34:00 AM
    A Eighth Place Win Congratulations. CR

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 1:48:00 AM
    Well done Moses you are parting the waters here...

  1. Date: 9/1/2011 11:43:00 AM
    Congrats Moses on your great big win in this contest with awesome words ..luv..

  1. Date: 9/1/2011 9:55:00 AM
    Very deep John-Congrats. on your win!

  1. Date: 9/1/2011 8:39:00 AM
    congratulations on your win John! i say, go with your heart :)

  1. Date: 9/1/2011 7:19:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Shani's "Tell Me a Secret" contest Moses. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 9/1/2011 3:48:00 AM
    hey John congrats on your great win.. David

  1. Date: 8/30/2011 10:22:00 PM
    This is reverse alliteration, right? Very cool and very REVEALING OF U, JOHN! You hit the nail on the head with your BELIEVING LINES....true true true! Gwendolen

  1. Date: 8/28/2011 8:33:00 PM
    Best I've seen John. Great writing. Joyce

  1. Date: 8/28/2011 12:48:00 PM
    Enjoyed this adventure into the "ions"; must say that reading your work is a pleasurable challenge; thanks for all you do, john

  1. Date: 8/28/2011 11:02:00 AM
    a great piece~~~winning wishes my friend~~~*-*jun-jun