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Your angry voice tells me
you are tired, tired not just
physically from the drain of
responsibilities, but from feeling
forced to continue to trod the
same burdensome path—
A path that steepens as the
years close in and you feel you 
must stretch yourself beyond
the point of knowing how far.
I hear desperation in your 
angry voice, and I see that 
little boy who stifles his
cries to act like a man in
a world that has no room
for the dreams of a child or
for the dreams of a tired man.
It is easier to let your angry voice
speak to tell me these things.

© 2012 Connie Marcum Wong

Copyright © Connie Marcum Wong

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  1. Date: 9/21/2012 9:31:00 PM
    connie, I am going all over the place and cannot find this thing you told me to look for. I will go back to hotmail and see if you gave a name of the poem. Are you happy I finally got our winners up!!!

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 8:54:00 AM
    A fantastic poem you've penned, Connie. I love it!

  1. Date: 8/12/2012 1:00:00 PM
    Funny Connie, I just posted Yesterdays. The child within seems to always need recognition and being an adult dealing with all that goes onfinds us needing a less complicated time. Beautifully written with so much meaning.Love, Elizabeth

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 8:05:00 PM
    HI,Connie, thanks for visiting my poetry recently. I have been so busy. YOu can see in my blog what I was doing all weekend! It is so nice for my son to finally be with his little family!!

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 4:58:00 AM
    Connie, I can relate to this myself, and believe me it's tough at times....I like it..David

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 9:14:00 PM
    Connie, I can relate to this one so much. Some days my own son gets this way but I am so proud of him for holding up in this tough world. I really enjoyed seeing this one. Hope your eyes are OK? Luv, Andrea (will be doing Constanza contest when I can)!

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 4:36:00 PM
    Well written Connie - the trials of life for better or worse - Have a lovely weekend - oxox // Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 12:44:00 PM
    excellent write, Connie - and congrats on your wins, my friend. Hope this is just fictional

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 8/4/2012 4:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    My husband's voice speaks loud and clear but after 30 years I hear his inner voice speaking to me also.Thank you Jack.
  1. Date: 8/4/2012 11:14:00 AM
    Brutally good. My first time rating...more stars the better right?