November 23, 2009
By BoJammin GOLD, Niantic, Connecticut
BoJammin GOLD, Niantic, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"A ship is safe in a harbour, but that is not where a ship is meant to stay"

I was struck by lightning
Today, I feel weak, light,
Incorrect, was laughing, eating,
Drinking, it all in, I wasn't.
I wonder why I'm wasting
My time, is now and always, not
Forever, isn't life, isn't soul,
Isn't air, and water and food,
Precious? are the little ones,
So clean, so soft, so
smooth, were the stones David used,
To slay, to defeat, to
Beat Goliath, was my intention,
But I now realize, am aware,
Understand, the air, the water,
The sky, supplied the lightning that struck me.

The author's comments:
I wrote this after my cousin, whom I love, had a near-death experience. It is meant to take nothing for granted, and to slow down, and remember the truly great, little things in life. Enjoy!

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on Jan. 20 2010 at 3:31 pm
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Some things will never change"---Tupac

Extremely powerful piece.


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