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It would be great if human beings Were great at being human And if all of mankind Were made up of kind men It would be wonderful if common knowledge Was knowledge commonly known And if the light from being enlightened Into every heart was shown It would be fantastic if the war to end all wars Was the last war that we fought It would be amazing if we learned the lessons From every lesson we were taught It would be cool if our freedom To us was freely granted And if every seed of kindness Would grow wherever planted It would be glorious if neighbors were neighborly And prejudice a forgotten word It would be awesome if we shared everything And being greedy was absurd It would be spectacular if the golden rule Was golden to every man And the good things that we ever did Was everything that we can

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Date: 11/16/2011 12:13:00 PM
Congratulations on your well deserved win in the Being contest Joe. Love, Carol
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Date: 11/11/2011 11:30:00 AM
Just Amazing Joe!!A fav!Congrats on your win.
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Date: 11/11/2011 9:00:00 AM
AMEN!! A terrific poem, a terrific message! Congratulations to you Joe!
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Date: 11/11/2011 1:17:00 AM
CONGRATS ON YOUR WIN..P.D.
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Date: 11/10/2011 9:07:00 PM
Great entry for the contest and congratulations on your big win. Love, Joyce
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Date: 11/10/2011 8:28:00 PM
Congrats Joe on a spectacular first place win for this amazing piece.. all too true your lines read luv.. enjoy..
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Date: 11/2/2011 7:29:00 PM
You may be on to something. Tony
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Date: 11/2/2011 6:14:00 PM
yeah, so, guess it's what we're here to learn for, eh? My theory is once we get it we get to go live somewhere else. Muchas thanks for the write, Joe, is beauty to me, namaste!N
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Date: 11/2/2011 5:49:00 PM
Wouldn't it though? This was a marvelous piece! Thanks for posting!! :D Always, Laura
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