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Author Name: Freesheedreams 9 Comments
Date Added: January 26, 2011 23:01:32 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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What Ever!
    Someday will come when you will cease You tried to live at ease with peace And leave a mark, furrow or crease                 what ever   Your triumphs and failures will not mean much Beauty, money, brilliants, color, and such And no more loved ones to hold or touch                 what ever   All your yearning will flee far away But what you taught may be here to stay Perhaps even help someone someday                 what ever   No more surprises, smiles, or cheer Resentments, grudges, pain or fear You will be gone, no longer here                 whatever   It's not what you got, but what you gave Or what you brought or what you save When you enter that final unsung wave                  what ever   Ambitions, hope, health, and desire Wins and losses, elation and dire Will fade away and then expire                  what ever   It will not matter what you do Or what you did to make it through Only the memories of those who knew you                 what ever   We cannot see what's in the vast unknown Just words from a book, we call our own Tells us we reap what we have sown                whatever   Just be your best while you are here Those ominous clouds will soon disappear And you will be forever dear                 whatever!
Author's Notes:
a co-write with my brother
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Comment By: FreeMichelle on May 26, 2011 09:06:39 AM Report
Luv! It's going n my favs! <3 <3 <3
Comment By: FreeRoger Bacon on January 27, 2011 09:45:53 AM Report
How all very true....whatever.

Comment By: FreeDirk Kruger on January 27, 2011 07:09:52 AM Report
ha ha What ever is such a .....what ever word, love the poem

Comment By: FreeRobert on January 27, 2011 06:03:32 AM Report
This is great L.J.  A universal theme! Seems there is more than one talented poet in the family. Well done to both of you!
Comment By: Freejamieson steele on January 27, 2011 01:58:02 AM Report

Linda Jo,

   Sounds like Doris day

or my son hitting the tree backing out!


Comment By: FreeMoonStar on January 27, 2011 12:17:20 AM Report
Oh I so liked this!! Your repeating of the word 'Whatever' made me remember so many ways I used that same word and the meaning behind it.. Lovely piece full of great insites. Way to go my hip hugger sita!


Moonie xx

Comment By: FreeJohn Bates on January 26, 2011 11:38:37 PM Report
I love this.... reading this, I can hear my daughter with her rather haughty attitude:  "Whatever!"  This is really good, and you and your brother are a bit of alright....
Comment By: FreeFLETCHER on April 4, 2009 10:45:27 AM Report
Lovely Co-write.

You are so gifted and it must run in the family!
Your Friend ......Fletch


Comment By: FreeJulie on April 2, 2009 04:27:50 PM Report

Whatever...Oh such a lovely poem.  And what a special thing to co-write something so meaningful with your brother.   I enjoyed the insight immensely.  Great job. 


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