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For Lack of Better Judgement

31. Salvation For lack of better judgement... I perished far sooner than I thought. Having never made a payment For the salvation I now sought. I was beset with want and worry... Not sure how my death would be... But I have a Mother safe in Heaven Who thinks the world of me. The End 32. Deserving I Must Be She loves me more than I deserve... So deserving I must be. Though it certainly begs the question, What does this woman see in me? I've honestly pondered this dilemma With no answer there to be Thus making the cowardly assumption... She's not the gal for me. The End 33. Are You Silly Are you silly? Just a little bit To mitigate the severity of life. Do you mock both form and function To make light some future strife? Do you laugh when others scowl And in laughter start to cry? Do you chuckle as the winds of fate Cause a well-laid plan to go awry? Do you temper all misgivings To stretch the nature of your soul? Do you frolic with the Ferryman Knowing all must pay his toll? You now grasp the Human spirit Embracing all its foibles and quirks. But if you exist both drab and muted... You should find some other work. The End 34. Freedom Freedom be a curious thing To treat with disrespect. To grind into a nothingness And thus perish from neglect. But Nature abhors a vacuum... Thus the dregs will have their day. I will submit to their ambitions Watching freedom slip away. The End 35. Think Kindly Think kindly on this poet's rant If there be kindness in your heart. If an open mind be yours to grasp... We'll both have done our part. But if chaos slakes your very soul... My words may not ring true. I understand... worry not your mind... You have better things to do. The End

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Date: 1/8/2022 7:34:00 PM
This is way, way over my head, but I LOVE every line, David. So much fun to think about. ~ Brain Drained
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Date: 1/7/2022 5:19:00 PM
Hello David ... every one of your poems are so good to read and tell interesting facts about life itself - thank you David - Lindsay
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Date: 1/7/2022 3:56:00 PM
loved them all but especially no 33, thanks for sharing David:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 1/7/2022 3:37:00 PM
None of us are deserving David. Not one and most of us only a mother can really love. Loved every line my friend. God Bless, JB
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Date: 1/7/2022 2:49:00 PM
33 kind of describes me best David. If you can’t change the circumstance, humor helps. I enjoyed reading every line. Thank you for sharing this. New year blessings xxoo
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Date: 1/7/2022 2:20:00 PM
Thought kindly! your words rung true! Liked all, but 32, 34, 35 like more. Deep introspective. thanks - Marshall
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