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Joys of Life

August 29, 2009
By Daniel Seeley Hicks-Neal BRONZE, Westville, New Jersey
Daniel Seeley Hicks-Neal BRONZE, Westville, New Jersey
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The heart, surrounded, glared at by judgemental eyes.
The mind, worried, confused.
The heart, forbidden to speak.

Finally, the morrow approaches.
The dawn has come, the unaccepting eyes have subsided and they have been replaced by accepting kind eyes.

Finally, the heart may speak without fear of persecution.

The sun has risen on a bastion of happiness, even if the future awaits a somber morrow. The joy will now cease.

As long as I have thee,any and all pain will vanish.
All suffering soothed away.
As long as you are there the morrow will be a bliss of elation.
I have no one to thank more than I must thank you.

The author's comments:
I am 14 years old and have just started writing poetry.

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on Sep. 25 2018 at 12:02 pm
NiyahSymone GOLD, Norwalk, Connecticut
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Wow! Such excellent work! Keep it up!

on Dec. 28 2010 at 12:10 pm
sany.lastflame PLATINUM, Frederick, Colorado
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This is rally amazing and I am surprised that there are not a bunch of graet comments on this becasue it is great! I can't believe that this was when you were just starting poetry! Really great work!