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The Drifter

I am a drifter. Place to place To Find a peaceful valley. I want to lay down my sword, Stop fighting for a peace that shall never come. Drift find food and water. Drift keeping ahead of my enemies. Drift looking for a world lush and green, Not blood and battle ridden. I am a lost soul slain in a battle, fighting for my country. I am the spirit of peace and harmony, the spirit who guards the soldiers of today. You may have seen me; you may not ever see me. For if you stay off the fighting grounds we shall never meet. You will live a long and plentiful life, if you never enter the grim aspect of war. You will not drift as I.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 7/26/2015 12:58:00 AM
KAREN:) Congratulations on having your poem featured on the soups, Home Page. ~SKAT LOVE~
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Date: 7/2/2015 11:52:00 AM
- Welcome to P- Soup, Karen Ann :) - Thank you for your first poem :) - I'll be glad to read more from you in the future :) - I wish you good luck with your poems and comments - // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 7/1/2015 12:50:00 AM
Hi Karen, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you have fun with this wonderful community. You'll find many friendly poets who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I will enjoy following you and your poetry when you are ready :) We are Lucky To Have you. Enjoy Poetry Soup:) Your New Poet Friend @-> LINDA <-@
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Date: 7/1/2015 12:15:00 AM
Karen, this is a sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. It will be a delight to read and become familiar with your poems in the future. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile others passed when I first joined the soup. Wishing you and your poetry the best. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here STARTING with me- SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs* SKAT
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Date: 7/1/2015 12:07:00 AM
A great first submission, Karen, a thoughtful read. Welcome to Poetry Soup. I hope you enjoy your time here, sharing and reading with us like-minded souls. Have fun. Viv x
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