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You Love Me More Than You Love Yourself

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You Love Me More Than You Love Yourself

Oh, my children; precious babes!
I've placed all your pictures on the shelf
And as I wander toward my grave
(I realize)
You love me more than you love yourself...

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  1. Date: 10/16/2013 1:33:00 PM
    Archaic. I don't know how I missed nosing through this fine piece. I'm happy and impressed. You mean Rhyme business my friend. Don't you ever look back. This is real man's stuff! Your Loyal Friend JM

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    Date: 10/16/2013 2:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    JM, you are just all kinds of awesome, as a person and as a poet. I adore you, my friend. Thank you a million times, over! :)
  1. Date: 10/15/2013 8:26:00 AM
    I really like this one. I enjoy your poems.

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    Date: 10/15/2013 8:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Lisa; I'm happy to hear that :)
  1. Date: 10/13/2013 10:26:00 AM
    Jt, an excellent write, short and it hits home...David

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    Date: 10/14/2013 8:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for stopping by and for the read and review, David :)
  1. Date: 10/12/2013 4:56:00 PM
    Hi, A lovely heartfelt write.. Ken

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    Date: 10/13/2013 6:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for the read and review, Ken; I appreciate it :)
  1. Date: 10/12/2013 1:34:00 PM
    precious are the children who love unconditionally,JTAP...you truly write from the heart and i love the image. .. wonderfully scribed!..:) huggs

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    Date: 10/12/2013 1:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks so much, Nette; I do so appreciate the compliments; again, many thanks :)
  1. Date: 10/12/2013 1:30:00 PM
    my friends you are my eyes and arms and soul. Your pictures are my spirit that lives in side me pushing me far from the grave. You love me more than I love myself....

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    Date: 10/12/2013 1:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    A lovely poetic reply; thanks for the read and melodious response, Julie :)
  1. Date: 10/12/2013 9:35:00 AM
    meaningful images creating a picture, and the last lines fits in the present day society,AP

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    Date: 10/12/2013 10:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks as always, Doc; much appreciated :)