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The Ifs of Life

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The Ifs of Life

The Ifs of Life

Daddy always used to say:

Ifs are like the tower of Babylon,
They can’t get you anywhere.
Only by the  facts of a life can one get
From here to there.  


A verse from my poem,  “Daddy Always Used To Say.”

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  1. Date: 5/31/2012 11:54:00 PM
    Hello...so true and beautifully put...tyvm karen

    Deeks Avatar Karen Deeks
    Date: 5/31/2012 11:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    went on to look for the full poem“Daddy Always Used To Say.” but no luck... karen
  1. Date: 4/25/2012 9:58:00 PM
    WD. if... is the biggest word..I have ever came across... if..is the only word, that stands alone in my book... if only! we can all say... If only we could reach out to God.,, but your father is right... love your verse...always...PD

  1. Date: 4/25/2012 1:29:00 PM
    Always listen to advice from your father, well written W.D. - Wish you luck in contest. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 4/25/2012 1:23:00 PM
    Very wise man your dad was W.D. enjoyed, have a blessed day, hugs vie