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Author Name: Freejohncarter 12 Comments
Date Added: March 18, 2008 15:03:52 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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For Love

For Love

 

The earth will turn
Long after our discrimination has passed
We can only be remembered
By love
And by those that loved us
The black and white soldiers
Stand in order
A progression of names
Flowers placed
For love lost
There will be a silence
That will deafen the smallest ears
This earth
Was made for love.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Comment By: FreeAdri on March 24, 2008 10:51:05 AM Report
Beautiful and very true.  Love is all we have in the end.  No one wants to tell someone they hate them on their death bed, they want to say they love them.  Without love there is nothing. 
Adri

Comment By: FreeAmber P on March 23, 2008 01:49:25 AM Report
This is very nice. 
No matter how much I hate to admit it, love is probably pretty wonderful.  We all need it in some form.
Great poem.
Btw, thanks for reading and commenting mine :]

Comment By: Premiumlionheart on March 22, 2008 01:26:11 PM Report
In my book...This is what being "human" is all about.

Great job!

 

Richard

Comment By: FreeAminath Agleema on March 21, 2008 06:00:19 AM Report
wow very  nice. Without love we can't live
Comment By: Freeb doneff on March 19, 2008 09:26:41 PM Report
Can I just say this...helllll yes! Oh this was just a FINE piece of work John, and it has to go to favs. This earth WAS made for love..be it in a relationship, friendship..just something as simple as being kind is an act of love. Never enough of it IMO, but I always figure it has to start here first...beautiful work, thankful to have stopped by.
b

Comment By: FreeSteve on March 19, 2008 08:34:42 AM Report
Love is eternal......love is contagious........very well written poem.
Comment By: FreeGraham Jones on March 19, 2008 06:13:28 AM Report
So very true John and it will still be turning long after we cease to exist, thats if theres anything left to turn of course.
Comment By: FreeKeri on March 19, 2008 05:21:39 AM Report
A very concise and well written piece of prose.  It's often said that love makes the world go 'round...and it's true.

 

I enjoyed the style that you used and the parallelism in the metaphors.  It made this a very enjoyable read.

 

Always,
~Keri

Comment By: FreeJoe on March 18, 2008 10:58:34 PM Report
Nice one John. It can only be love, but somewhere along the line, humankind have forgotten the meaning of the word. Joe
Comment By: FreeSilkinTears on March 18, 2008 04:43:20 PM Report
So very right John. Love is how we are connected and stay when our bodies are buried. We are only remembered if we are loved.
Helen

Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on March 18, 2008 04:32:31 PM Report
Amen, John...Love is the only thing that makes the rest of life worth bothering with...len
Comment By: PremiumMahala Rose on March 18, 2008 04:22:58 PM Report
So true, I am doing a unit on discrimination, and this poem totally blows me away. Here is the answer to the whole world. So well written.

 





 


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