James B. Earley

(5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)


.....When rocks

................Are thrown

............................Our way

.........Maliciously

.......... ............Thrown

................ONLY...

.....................................Our way
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*.................Should we not

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............................... ...........Examine
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*
*..........The

.................................Reasons

............................................. ..............WHY

Submitted: Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Edited: Thursday, March 28, 2013

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  • Rookie - 353 Points Alison Cassidy (4/11/2009 8:00:00 PM)

    The sparseness of this leaves room for a myriad of interpretations. A clever poem that reveals much about it's author. Love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 353 Points maggie murray (3/31/2009 4:02:00 PM)

    wish I had thought of that...mmm thanks for the inspiration...and whose been throwing rocks at you? I actually love this, thanks...Maggie (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 26 Points Fiona Davidson (3/31/2009 2:58:00 PM)

    Think I would be concerned if anyone threw a rock my way at all....liking the way you wrote this James....10++ (Report) Reply

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