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Broken Wings by Pat Berardini

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I never knew that the end would come so quick. I am in a life boat that is beginning to sink. I am not Dorothy with two ruby shoes to click. Like any fool I played life to the brink. All of a sudden I am stirring at the closed pearly gates.... more
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Rear View Mirror (Retrospect)

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REAR VIEW MIRROR (REPTROSPECT) When I look in my rear view mirror It sends chills up my spine I look at all the years gone by It all seems just a waste of time A life made up of memories passing one by one And still I feel like... more
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My Quest

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My quest is not to be but to become My goal is not to exist but to excel My objective is not to win but to conquer I will turn obstacles into opportunities I do not fear the future or find pity in the past I will not brag, boast, or puff up my... more
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My Country Tis of Thee

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I am so blind yet I see I am so deaf yet I hear I am so lame yet I walk I am so dumb yet I comprehend A piece of me there, a piece here, over there Darkness is upon the face of the deep To grow I must grasp, to grasp I must grow... more
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Limited Potential

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Your potential is only limited by your definition of reality. Self control comes when you give up the need to control others. Live in the moment. Quiet your mind. The world can do without your analysis. Open your heart and your mind to the... more
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Answer and Question

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You look at the answer when you ask the question. You close your eyes and speak to the wind. You run the race in darkness. You try to find the end. Relieve the mind of things, concepts Ideas go away. The mad rush to silence turns... more
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Committed Institution

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We are committed to this institution called life We are bound in this tribunal This self made hell we call existence We have imagined ourselves We have created our own destruction You tell me I tell you Your power My power Their... more
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Ashamed of Human Race

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I am ashamed of my human race I do not search for answers For life's elusive questions Your answer is my question Your question is my answer Clueless, mindless organisms Who know not where they are going Or from whence they... more
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Empty Space

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To find one's self is to find peace To except one's self is to find love To let others be who they are without harsh judgment Is to find release To let things be is so sweet To interact with what is To be in the in the now without regret To find... more

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