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Do as I say, not as I did

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Do as I say, not as I did

I sit in my square box of grey walls,  the iron bars 
Zebra ,melancholy shadows across the concrete floor 
I am not a teacher or lecturer ; You don’t have to listen to me
I just want to tell what to do ; before my house is your house

Respect your Parents, your Elders, your Superiors, Yourself and GOD 
Be Honest and Loyal, reach in the recesses of your mind, the Memories
Of your youth, your upbringing, your manners being molded by your parents
There is no one greater than you, there is no one less, Open your Heart

Let Truth and Love emanate it rays to those around you to those YOU LOVE
Do not deceive “ LOVE”, as I have done : Always be fair , Listen to the Ages
Hone Your Morals, now or come join me on my ice cold steel bed If the past
Were given back to me I would follow my Parents’ Principles “I wouldn’t be Here
                    
                                      Assignment : Morals

Inspired by "A Rambling POET'S" Contest  -- " In Search of the Human Mind "

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  1. Date: 5/3/2010 4:59:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win in the contest, HG! Enjoy!! Peace, Audrey

  1. Date: 5/2/2010 6:53:00 AM

    Well, I knew it, I knew it! Congrats HG..I think you got a hard assignment, but you mastered it. Love, BG

  1. Date: 5/1/2010 10:03:00 PM

    Congrats HG on your winning poem in the contest by Constance... a perfect piece expressing your assignment... enjoy my silent beau with luv from your forever "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 4/27/2010 8:11:00 PM

    Well in a thought to your poem, I will always respect you greatly as a spirit brother.but my love is always more, it overpowers over everything other than respect.this is a great poem of morals, you did a successful job(: i love you always. -Always&Forever your sister spirit Lynn

  1. Date: 4/16/2010 11:36:00 PM

    HG..it is a wonderful thing to see a poem from you..You did a superb job with your assignment..puts mine to shame. My poet, my dear friend..BG

  1. Date: 4/16/2010 8:53:00 PM

    Good luck in the contest.

  1. Date: 4/16/2010 8:49:00 PM

    Nice write. I really like the last line of the second stanza, 'There is no one greater than you, there is no one less, Open your Heart.' If only more people truly thought that way....I mean sincerely, truly lived by that code, beyond just paying lip service, this present era would be far more magnificent.