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Laying The Foundations

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Laying The Foundations

To write to ensnare
to weave a web of intrigue
is it for one’s self?
I’d rather be the devil
than steal true loves innocence.

© Harry J Horsman 2013 

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  1. Date: 1/14/2014 1:37:00 AM
    It's a nice thought provoking poem. I need time to feel in deep of it. Visionary, encountered here. Lovely done. Loved always my lovely friend, bl

  1. Date: 1/2/2014 5:26:00 PM
    Makes one think Harry...great poem....happy new year and thank you for your friendship in 2013..

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 11:46:00 PM
    Simple and lovely thoughts expressed. Nice creativity :)

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 6:43:00 PM
    Beautiful words you have written here Harry, well done my friend. Have a wonderful new year...Peter

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 4:34:00 PM
    harry, I can't remember if I wished you a happy new year, but you are someone who truly deserves it. Thanks for all your support of my poetry last year. I hope this year we will both be brimming with poetry.

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 9:15:00 AM
    :) ...a smile is all I could give you for a minute; such beauty expressed in so few words. It is lovely Harry.

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 5:43:00 PM
    thought- ptovoking and rich in meaning, harry.. glorious write in just a few llines; wonderful.. happy new year!.. huggs

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 2:51:00 PM
    that's a very nice expressed Tanka poem.. I enjoyed reading it. God bless you. Erich. Happy New Year 2014!

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 12:55:00 PM
    Hi Harry, stopping in with Happy Cheers for a wonderful New year. hugs and love ~ SKAT~

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 4:24:00 AM
    - Hi Harry,this is a beautiful poem. - Just a few words to you the last day of the year 2013 - Looking forward to a nice friendship and many new poems from you in the new year 2014! - I wish you and your family all the best for the new year. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 12/30/2013 3:57:00 PM
    Mr. Horsman, your Tanka here so true to it's form ! I pray that the eccentrics of a poets ensnaring thoughts cause you not; rot. It is easier to spit, than, to clean it's spill ! *smiles* Intriguing write dear poet ! Have a wonderfully blessed New Year ! Much love, james

  1. Date: 12/30/2013 3:35:00 PM
    What a great cut to those last two lines. Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/30/2013 12:59:00 PM
    Glad you enjoyed my queen mary, your work is good but it just needs to be more informative. cheri

  1. Date: 12/30/2013 12:02:00 PM
    Ahh!! What is the purpose behind the work..Enjoyed reading your creative lines..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara

  1. Date: 12/29/2013 3:27:00 PM
    Love this message, Harry and you penned it exquisitely.

  1. Date: 12/29/2013 7:11:00 AM
    oh yes, and let the children play I say xx

  1. Date: 12/29/2013 6:49:00 AM
    BEAUTIFUL***