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We are We can We must

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We are We can We must

Foreign are the thoughts of others
Like the minds of past lovers

Thoughts to which we may surmise and guess
Intentions remain questions, answers yet to confess

Reasoning reached through the labyrinth of the mind
Shared reactions due to the nature of our kind

Fractured we stand, divided by difference
Splintered we are, lacking repentance

We may pass, but hope remains, burning from within
We may ignore, but hurt remains, entrenched in sin

Pride leads to want, leads to power, leads to war
War leads to fight, leads to hurt, leads to more

Rise and fall, we cycle through civilization and destruction
Start and stall, we succumb to self-imposed attrition

Time unfolds and we're forced to react
We constantly plan, but we often lack the tact

To mend the cracks that divides our kind
To embrace the momentum of our time

To believe we can and must strive for more
To turn the key and walk through the door

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  1. Date: 1/26/2012 11:36:00 PM

    My hope is locked within.. wonderful couplets.. thank you for sharing.. love where your poems comming from... Enjoyed stopping by tonight, have yourself a wonderful Friday! ;-) always,..pd

    Stones Avatar Christopher Stones Date: 1/27/2012 1:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you. I hope you have a wonderful Friday as well :)