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"friend"

It took a comment to play it openly
in my mind...
where do i stand in this?
I have a question to be answered with
realism i guess...
maybe my optimism is fighting
asking for the opportunity
to be life-like.
Quickly,
i hid
the cynic came looking for 
my company
Crouched behind hope,
the cynic tapped...
i shudder
facing my unwanted friend...

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  1. Date: 4/18/2009 5:12:00 PM
    Interesting poem to reflect on. The last line surprised me. There is a lot of depth such a concise piece. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us and for your kind words regarding my poem. Keep on writing. Have a wonderful weekend. Karen

  1. Date: 4/3/2009 7:02:00 AM
    hey this is an amazing poem dear...

  1. Date: 1/13/2009 6:11:00 AM
    hey you should wite me i would like to speak with you.

  1. Date: 12/23/2008 6:36:00 AM
    This is an outstanding piece, Karena! Love the "the cynic came looking for me"..very much an "unwanted friend"! Would that we could just give that one a shove that would send it flying off!:) God bless you and yours..wishing you the best! Love, Mikki

  1. Date: 11/17/2008 5:54:00 AM
    The cynic coming to steal away your optimistic outlook. Another wonderful write. Talented you are.