The Place I Used to Know

March 17, 2011
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In the place I used to know,
It always seemed sunny and green.
Truly, it was a most beautiful scene;
Things as they are, with never a show.

In the place I used to know,
People worked long and hard.
They never let down their guard,
Nor come to let their standards low.

In the place I used to know,
Everyone smiled, and life was grand.
If only we had courage to take a stand;
Be happy, and let our countenance glow.

In the place I used to know,
One didn't have the time to hate.
Oh, it certainly was a delightful state,
When people were friends, with never a foe.

In the place I used to know,
Many lived life to its fullest.
Back then the world was at its slowest;
This is the place that children should grow.

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JoAnn said...
Apr. 27, 2011 at 12:58 pm
This poem is beautiful and written by a beautiful young woman!!!  Keep writing!!!!!!
glorine said...
Apr. 19, 2011 at 11:38 pm
If only we could all know that place always.  well done Hannah
ShannonlovesHannah said...
Apr. 18, 2011 at 8:25 pm
Great job Hannah!  I loved it!  Get on facebook more often!  I miss you girl!  Love you!
Uncle Skippy said...
Apr. 18, 2011 at 1:29 pm
Hannah, I use to know that place too! Well done and well said!
VermontMom said...
Apr. 18, 2011 at 11:01 am
Hannah's poem reminds one of the courtesies that make life pleasant as well as a clear prompt that we owe it to children to make the world a safe and beautiful place to grow. Very well done.
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