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The Impact

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The Impact

Arising from my humble 
     home 
  on the Lower East Side
I send out my messages 
      Intending to trouble the "wise and the great"
  with my words 
Icy winds will soon 
     be blowing here 
  but the words keep coming 
They - As I said - are reaching the brains 
    of the "wise and the great" 
    What impact they will have 
   is known to 
none
   Once you are out there 
you are "EXPOSED"

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  1. Date: 11/3/2012 1:31:00 AM
    I sure like this one, matt. How are YOU in NY right now? It must be very strange there.

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 8:13:00 AM
    Most of the times the wise and the great arent themselves. Great thought, Matthew. Thanks for stopping by at my page :)

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 12:09:00 AM
    Just the sort of write to do Matthew, a joy to read you this morning. How are you coping there? I wish Gods blessing on you through the storm and beyond."

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 1:19:00 PM
    Once they are out there, one can't bring those words back for sure..Someone would remember what was said in print or orally spoken..Enjoyed reading your work..It is a great topic and good presentation..Thanks for stopping by my work..We are on the outer edges of the storm but I don't know if Sandy is causing the wind here or if it is because of the jet stream being located where it is or if it is a combination..Sara

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 11:24:00 AM
    You have done a great job again with this poem. It is so true. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 9:29:00 AM
    you can run but you can't hide... greaat use of wordage, matthew!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 4:21:00 AM
    love the message, Matthew, awesome poem...

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 12:26:00 PM
    Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful poetry Matthew. I enjoyed reading it and wish you all the best in your writing and life always. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 11:47:00 AM
    Hi Mathew as long as you keep exposing great words like these that all that matters, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 10:16:00 AM
    yes you are, but it's good to take that chance and expose your inner self sometimes. nice one!