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It's what I do

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It's what I do

It’s what I do

There’s something about these early morns
They make me want to write
Each day My heart feels so brand new
That it be my delight
To sit here putting words to paper
As they well up from my soul
Which clears me up. And cleans me out
And make each moment whole

I don’t know really, why I do it
I guess it’s what I do
But I can tell you one and all
It makes me feel brand new
To put this stuff down on a sheet
And know I’ve done it well
Though whether good, or mediocre
I really cannot tell.

I know that I’ll be doing this
Until my dying day
Each morning for so many years
I’ve woke up in this way
‘I’ll write some poems for my wife
That’s what I love to do
And then I’ll watch the dawn come in
Then I’ll write a poem or two

And I’ll write about most anything
I don’t care what it is
I’ll write of love, I’ll write of death
I can only tell you this
Each word that wanders from my pen
Is as true as it can be
It be the way one sees the world
As it comes filtered through me.

30 June 3013 : 0508hrs.

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  1. Date: 6/29/2013 5:36:00 PM

    Peter what a poem. you cover the feelings well next to losing sight I would hat to be unable to write very close to home great pen Shadow x smiles

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan Date: 6/29/2013 10:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you very much Shadow, Peter
  1. Date: 6/29/2013 3:19:00 PM

    Thank you for sharing your feelings about poetry, I believe you have penned our feelings too in this wonderful write, enjoyed xxx

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan Date: 6/29/2013 10:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Rose...Peter