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I am from ancient whispers

I am from ancient whispers
the daily bustle
the faraway lands
and the modernness of today

I am from the conquering Asians
the pale Europeans
the liberty of America
and the hope of tomorrow

I am from the battle cries
the yells of the newspaper boy
the peace of two nations
and the haze of forever

I am from the rolling hills
the buzz of a city
the past and the future
and the image of God

I am from war and peace
the greed and generosity
the end and the beginning
and the hate and love of man

I am from dust in the sunbeams
the empty streets
the darkness of evil
and the light of perfection

Thus takes place the creation of a man.



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writerscramp01 said...
May 1, 2010 at 11:30 pm:
WOW! you are soo talented! i decided to check out some of yoru work and im glad i did! im giving this a favorite star
 
Lanier42 replied...
Jul. 11, 2010 at 5:47 pm :
i second that motion :)
 
ultrabookworm replied...
Jul. 13, 2010 at 10:33 pm :
Thank you! And good job vying for the receptionist. ;P
 
Lanier42 replied...
Jul. 14, 2010 at 12:06 pm :
 hahaha =P
 
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Fayrouz This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 9, 2009 at 9:04 pm:
I noticed this is somewhat patriotic in a way. It reminds me of the 1800s and early 1900s. you could add something in there about gold paved streets and dreams...long e rhyme there if you go for rhymes. people came here expecting gold paved streets. just a thought, no need to feel expected to obey!
 
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kiwi12 said...
Sept. 7, 2009 at 8:08 pm:
wow really cool. In fact, i really really like this. It makes you think back into the past of where did we come from? and also intertwining with the present... really awesome!
and thanks for commenting on my work too!
 
ultrabookworm replied...
Sept. 8, 2009 at 3:49 pm :
Thanks for commenting! I also really like your writings- they provoke so much thought and can mean so many different things to different people.
 
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