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Due Debts

At times this beat is so intense I simply have no good defense So must I sit and use the pain To find the words within my brain That hide with such success My temper flares once more I'm free To walk away again The words were there an hour ago 'twas whilst I mowed the lawn An ode about the hidden cost Of freedom to us all A debt we own responsible To those who stood and Understood and paid their dues It comes as freedom's price to you To squander if you choose The only thing that's ever been The chance to win to use your time Beholden just to individual trust 'tis all we earn the words return I'm in a garden once again Older growing weeding words

Copyright © | Year Posted 2005

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Date: 8/1/2009 9:56:00 AM
I've taken to carrying a notebook in a pocket all the time ... can't remember a thing and when something starts percolating, without paper I'm doomed ... LOL ... wonderful writing here, Donald and congratulations on it being a feature of the week here at the Soup!
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Date: 8/1/2009 9:47:00 AM
Congratulations on your featured poetry. God bless. Ernilando
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Date: 7/28/2009 2:56:00 AM
Congratulations on your poem being featured>>James
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Date: 7/27/2009 9:46:00 AM
Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Donald. Love, Carol
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Date: 7/27/2009 8:17:00 AM
congratulations on your featured poem, God bless you from diane
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Date: 7/26/2009 6:04:00 PM
Interesting thoughts for reflection. I like the closing line. Congratulations on having your poem featured. I wish you ongoing success with your writing. Karen
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