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I imagined this world a far better place Hunger and sadness removed every trace The wars had all stopped there was peace on Earth Joy accompanied every beautiful birth People all listened when wise men did speak The bold and the beautiful were equal to the meek Status was less important than truly being kind People were not hurtful when they spoke their mind Strength was measured by the good we would do We thought of the many and less of the few Work was a pleasure no longer a grind By doing what we loved we nourished the mind We chose here and now we didn't live in the past Time was less fleeting each moment did last We enjoyed all the people who were part of each day There was time for relaxation we learned how to play From my imagination I learned more as I thought Things might happen slowly but they can change a lot The best way to begin is to be a better me To not think of other people as my enemy Force has never worked it has led to more hate What some think is inevitable doesn't need to be fate You may think me naive yet that's not the case Fear is the enemy that we need to erase! Written April 12, 2016 For Dan Kearley's Contest.

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Date: 5/6/2016 6:38:00 AM
Deep and inspirational piece, Richard. Congrats for your well, deserved top placement in the contest!! ;-)
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Date: 5/6/2016 3:39:00 AM
Very wonderful write n win Richard.. Congrats on top podium!
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Date: 5/6/2016 2:07:00 AM
Wonderful win, Richard.... skat
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Date: 5/5/2016 10:10:00 PM
Great write and win Richard...Congrats
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Date: 5/5/2016 6:57:00 PM
So inspirational and well written, Richard. Congratulations on your wonderful top of the podium win! 7 + Fav, Sandra
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Date: 5/5/2016 5:18:00 PM
I agree with Silent Richard. We were both on the same wavelength. You describe it better. Well done.
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Date: 5/5/2016 3:31:00 PM
Congrats on your win Richard. I like the world you see.
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Date: 5/5/2016 3:19:00 PM
Congratulations Richard on your win in the contest....very well written with great thoughts.
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Date: 5/5/2016 3:12:00 PM
inspirational and uplifting,congratulations Richard!
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Date: 4/19/2016 3:11:00 PM
A very uplifting write, Richard, of a perfect world. And even though it isn't so, I loved taking the journey through your words of wishes and hope. Nicely done, and best wishes for the contest. Sandra
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/20/2016 7:37:00 AM
Thanks Sandra.;0)
Date: 4/16/2016 12:47:00 AM
Awww! You dreamed us a heaven where we'd all like to live. So much thought went into this! I read it three times. Got the musicality the first time and the meaning the second time. Got subtler shades and the desire for things set right more the last time! Enjoyed this Richard.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/16/2016 7:45:00 AM
Wow I am Honored you took so much time to contemplate my words. This is my favorite comment today. Thanks.
Date: 4/14/2016 3:27:00 AM
What's naive is to think things will change of their own accord, without needing to change yourself. You'll never how far you'll fly until you decide to try ... you'll be spinning circles around sun while the pessimists below are busy saying it can't be done. Wise words, Richard.
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/14/2016 7:26:00 AM
Thanks Timothy, your response is a poem my friend.
Date: 4/13/2016 8:01:00 PM
Very well written....hope we all can contribute and make this world a better place for the generations to come.......good luck in the contest!
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/13/2016 10:26:00 PM
Thanks Meenakshi.
Date: 4/13/2016 2:36:00 PM
exactly my wish as well, rich... such a splendid treat!..huggs
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/13/2016 2:47:00 PM
Hugs back to you Nette. You and I have no time for fighting, we're to busy hugging!
Date: 4/13/2016 12:10:00 PM
What a beautiful world that would be, my dear....hugs
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/15/2016 3:02:00 PM
Darn spell check I meant thoughts not thighs *lol*. My mom alerted me, she's making sure I'm not misbehaving.:0)
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Richard Lamoureux
Date: 4/13/2016 12:41:00 PM
Good morning. Thanks for being the first to post. Hugs Rick. I'm still curious to hear your thighs on the ones I posted on the 7th.