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We Too Shall Overcome

Suspended
clearly looking above the guilt
held fast like a driving rain
penetrating
a soiled skin laced with sin

Innocence
celebration of love     lost
in shadows of the Thames
undesirable 
burnt to dust in shame

Gallant
hearts held as one
we too shall overcome
unified
in body and blood lies love

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 3/26/2017 11:52:00 PM
Profound writing on a senseless horror that affects us all. A beautiful title and words to gain strength from. Nicely done Tim :-) blessings, lynn
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Date: 3/26/2017 9:30:00 PM
A sad event that happens all too often..a heartfelt write
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Date: 3/25/2017 12:13:00 PM
You found your river! I really liked the last line! :)
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Date: 3/24/2017 9:10:00 AM
Thank you for writing this heart-felt celebration of love and friendship in support of people victim of aggression:) Amitiés
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Date: 3/24/2017 9:10:00 AM
Darker than your usual writing but still artfully rendered.
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Date: 3/24/2017 6:15:00 AM
It was sad news once again, innocent people pay the price for another's hate. Well expressed Tim.
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Date: 3/24/2017 5:21:00 AM
Excellent my friend. Great write with penned well. Enjoyed reading it. Thanks for sharing it.
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Date: 3/24/2017 1:48:00 AM
A very well written poem in tribute to the all unneccessary victims of agression and terrorism. T.J
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Date: 3/24/2017 12:54:00 AM
We all have blood in out bodies, we all have feelings, we all have hearts, feel love, feel pain. This is a universal and thoughtful poem for all victims of any act of aggression. Thank you for this, Tim.
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Date: 3/23/2017 7:45:00 PM
Excellent Tim!! Great writing and thanks for doing this :)
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Date: 3/23/2017 7:17:00 PM
I watched the events on TV Tim - innocent victims going about their every activities some killed, others seriously ill- people have been amazing and donated over £200,000 to the just giving page of the policeman who was so brutally killed:-( My heart goes out to the victims and their families:-( hugs Jan x
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Tim Smith
Date: 3/23/2017 7:25:00 PM
Mine as well Jan...victims from 11 countries...One couple from the US on their 25th wedding anniversary...it is so sad but is great to see the outpouring of love.
Date: 3/23/2017 7:09:00 PM
I can read the passion in this poem, Tim. So good of you to use poetry to express this terrible event.
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Tim Smith
Date: 3/23/2017 7:22:00 PM
Thank you, it is events like this make us come together.