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What makes me tick

The empty page of an old sage is what needs to be filled.
To instill peace and then engage in what should not be killed.

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  1. Date: 2/3/2014 9:08:00 PM
    I like this... two lines that speak volumes !! :)

  1. Date: 10/11/2013 9:04:00 AM
    Ilike how you've paid tribute to the old Poets. Check out my tribute entitled; Poets of Yore.

  1. Date: 10/10/2013 11:35:00 AM
    Robert, congrats on your win with this very wise and well-written couplet! I enjoyed the read!! Thank you for stopping by my Sublime poem. Yes, it reminded me of the holocaust, too, when I was finished but was not the intention when I started. Have a great day! Love and blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 10/4/2013 4:32:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win, Robert! I like this short proverbial form and the good advice in it. Experience builds up good traditions to be kep and handed over to the new generations... Blessing, Hanitra.

  1. Date: 9/20/2013 7:54:00 AM
    congratulations............Robert...........luv ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 9/19/2013 10:13:00 AM
    Robert, , congratulations:) In Seren's "what makes you tick" contest... always~ Linda

  1. Date: 9/18/2013 10:14:00 PM
    Congratulations for your win, my friend. so good to see this on the list

  1. Date: 9/17/2013 4:18:00 PM
    Great words Robert, congratulations on your win...peter

  1. Date: 9/17/2013 2:49:00 PM
    Hello, Robert, thanks for seeing my poetry the other day. HOpe the new day is treating you great.

  1. Date: 9/16/2013 6:28:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 9/16/2013 2:41:00 PM
    Robert, congrats on a great win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 9/15/2013 2:08:00 PM
    Congrats and a big thank you for entering my contest ....Seren

  1. Date: 9/12/2013 10:00:00 PM
    I especially liked the first line of this one. You are the sage and a very wise one!