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#339354 - 08/31/10 11:14 PM Envy
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You sit there unaware that you have me in your hands.
Your innocence the chain,
Your ignorance the lock.





(it is about boys I saw and the effect they had on me. I hated that power but what could I do? Later I found the key.)



Edited by CheerfulJohn (08/31/10 11:19 PM)
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#339355 - 09/01/10 12:17 AM Re: Envy [Re: CheerfulJohn]
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Interesting last two lines. I love the visual. Do you think you would be willing to make this poem longer? I'm left looking for the key. :-)

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#339357 - 09/01/10 12:42 AM Re: Envy [Re: earlybird]
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IT IS IN HIS HAND

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#339358 - 09/01/10 01:04 AM Re: Envy [Re: nltsaved]
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Don't need to yell. Just asking.(I think I'll return the key)

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#339360 - 09/01/10 01:11 AM Re: Envy [Re: earlybird]
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JUST TYPING IN CAPS
I GOT TO STOP DOING THIS LOL LOL
I ONLY DO IT BECAUSE I SEE IT BETTER

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#339362 - 09/01/10 01:15 AM Re: Envy [Re: nltsaved]
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i do like the poem though

it gets you thinking
for me it is in his hand he is aware of the issue and can now unlock it

and in away envy is in his hand
i don't no but what ever it is cool and it is almost better left as is

good poem and finishing would also be interesting

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#339377 - 09/01/10 08:41 AM Re: Envy [Re: nltsaved]
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I must have been tired last night because I completely missed the fact that the key was in the first line. I guess Nitsaved, I needed the caps to see better myself. I like the poem even better now that I know where that dang key is.

Question. Is the hand holding the key, hiding it which is what might be causing the ignorance? Maybe in an attempt to preserve the innocence?



Edited by earlybird (09/01/10 08:42 AM)
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#339389 - 09/01/10 10:18 AM Re: Envy [Re: earlybird]
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John very well done

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#339597 - 09/05/10 12:07 AM Re: Envy [Re: michael Joseph]
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A very brave thing to admit. I know the feeling, of being willing to do anything for someone who doesn't even see you, and trying to decide whether without them you'd be free, or extinguished.


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#339639 - 09/05/10 07:23 PM Re: Envy [Re: kaine]
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Hi John,

A great poem, and I remember looking at other boys and wondering if they saw me with my "chains" the way I saw me. Abuse certainly clouds our perception of ourselves, and doing the recovery work provides much more clarity.

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