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A Ritual To Read To Each Other

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If you don't know the kind of person I am
and I don't know the kind of person you are
a pattern that others made may prevail in the world
and following the wrong god home we may miss our star.

For there is many a small betrayal in the mind,
a shrug that lets the fragile sequence break
sending with shouts the horrible errors of childhood
storming out to play through the broken dyke.
And as elephants parade holding each elephant's tail,
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Ask Enlighted 12 February 2021
Always say it never keep it your heart be try to yourself otherwise how will the other person know
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M Asim Nehal 12 February 2021
To know someone closely is a bliss.
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Mahtab Bangalee 03 February 2020
so I appeal to a voice, to something shadowy, a remote important region in all who talk: /// poignant writing
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michael walker 20 December 2019
It is important to know each other, as much as we can. 'We read people', a person once said to me. That is true. It is not wise to fool people, even though we could do so. ' the darkness around us is deep'.
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Sinha 16 April 2019
" Northwhitehead waits amidst research papers on energy & military recruitment posters" or the alternative- a ritual to read to each other.The choice is ours
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P.N.S. 16 April 2019
" Northwhitehead waits amidst research papers on energy & military recruitment posters" or the alternative- a ritual to read to each other. the choice is ours
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Sharma 19 January 2019
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Miriam 21 October 2018
the person reading these poems doesn't do justice to these beautiful poems- her voice is without expression or modulation. Please............
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Mike Graney 03 April 2015
the auditory version of this poem is abysmal. it lacks all depth feeling and if it is a person she should be banned and if a computer just drop the idea. it is ridiculous and abhorrent.
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Paul Reed 17 February 2014
Deep, meaningful and open-hearted. How important (and rare) it is to say what we mean.
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