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A trustworthy thief goes stealing

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A trustworthy thief goes stealing

reaching yet not holding, being and touching without a feeling

upon the folding seas, in fleeting flickers and with fingers short 

or very long, I appear regularly in movies and am sung of in many

songs, by me are colours altered as I fall upon the world without

a sound, and when Ii stand.! on grass earth or sand, it is for none

to bid me no! or move me from my ground, at other times when I

arrive I will take up a good half of everything that goes right round,

yet as it was i the days of yore, and as it will be in the coming days

galore, when you search me will nothing be found!

Joe Maverick

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  1. Date: 4/21/2012 9:08:00 PM

    hey, get up some new poems, my friend, and thanks for your comment today!

  1. Date: 12/26/2011 6:33:00 PM

    Really interesting words Joe, makes a person think and after reading a few times I think the message finally came through. :)

  1. Date: 9/28/2011 9:08:00 PM

    i believe that. ... ... whew, am gonna have to take these in small chunks. nice to meetya, Joe. Namaste~N

  1. Date: 8/21/2011 5:05:00 PM

    Hey, I found one I actually never saw before on your first page. Seems to be a riddle poem. I'm not good with guessing riddles but I really like the sound of this poem. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 6/4/2011 3:00:00 PM

    Why you, riddles are always intriguing, but solutions are sometimes hard to come by, Joe. I thought maybe, the wind? (I keep reading this over and over:) Hmmm..a rainbow? The sun? (been hiding lately) Snow...cigar ashes? Waylayee must have found the answer (I looked and cheated) Best to you and yours!! Mikki

  1. Date: 12/30/2010 11:07:00 AM

    Humm; Brilliant riddle about our Lord Joe. I pray for his mercy daily as I find my way back to him...Lay

  1. Date: 12/27/2010 6:16:00 AM

    Burningly bright, my friend.

  1. Date: 12/27/2010 4:09:00 AM

    truely a riddle. john h loving iii

  1. Date: 12/26/2010 8:10:00 AM

    Very intriguing write on a trustworth thief, Joe