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Lone I Stand

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Lone I Stand

Lone I stand, Amidst the rain unsheltered,
                               Thought of ,yet forgotten
                                   Bleeding from the cuts of words
                          Fighting the hell that is me.

                                           Behold, I do not falter
                              Clinging the ropes of tomorrow,
                                             I bathe in tears of rage.
                                 So laden me not with guilt, and sorrow
                                              But decorate me in flags
                                                    Of her name,
                           And further shall I tread through the halls of shame
                                With my head held high, to fight the War
                                                   That is my own.

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  1. Date: 9/29/2009 12:31:00 PM

    William, I just wanted to drop by and add--Congratulations on making it through the first round in the contest. Good luck in the finals! Karen

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 2:54:00 PM

    Congratulations on your poem making it through the first round.Wishing you the best in the finals William. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/5/2009 7:49:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week>>James

  1. Date: 9/2/2009 4:42:00 PM

    Congratulations on a nicely written featured poem. Sara

  1. Date: 9/2/2009 1:49:00 PM

    I like the way you arranged your poem. I think it makes all the expressions in it come out even more with it not being lined up like a typical poem. Congratulations on getting it featured this week.

  1. Date: 9/2/2009 7:04:00 AM

    Words of bravery @.@ great ones, thanks for sharing!!!!

  1. Date: 9/1/2009 1:03:00 PM

    Beautiful...great piece, William! Congratulations on getting your poem featured! Ruben

  1. Date: 9/1/2009 6:54:00 AM

    Congratulations, William, on having your well-written poem featured this week. It invites the mind on a brief trip... to rejection's pain... and to sorrows- Very nicely expressed. Keep writing. Lovingly, Dane

  1. Date: 9/1/2009 2:29:00 AM

    William, congratulations on your feature this week...Raul

  1. Date: 8/31/2009 5:09:00 PM

    The vivid images work well to convey your thoughts. Congratulations on having your poem featured. I wish you continued success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 8/31/2009 8:02:00 AM

    This is a well deserved feature … what a creative, wonderful poem, I love every bit of it. You are such a great poet. Please keep writing and congrats on your poem being featured this week. Hope to read more of your wonderful pieces. You are great William! Adeleke

  1. Date: 8/31/2009 4:11:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week William. Hope to see many more of yours featured. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/20/2009 10:56:00 AM

    This is simultaneously sad and beautiful...it would make a great death metal song. Good job, and thank you for the kind comments on my own work :)