marvin oliva

As We Are - Poem by marvin oliva

We seem to love,
when its not returned back.
we try to see things clearer,
when perspectives what we lack.

We tend to hold things tightest,
when were forced to let them go.
we dream our dreams a certain way,
when we know it cant be so.

We complain about what's wrong with the world,
and yet do nothing to make it right.
we complain about friends family and relationships,
but often we find we started the fight.

We try to keep things close,
yet often we look from afar.
so when we look back we stop and think,
do we really want to remain as we are?

Comments about As We Are by marvin oliva

  • (10/4/2005 2:44:00 PM)

    Marvin, I really like what this poem says. With a little polishing this could be a great poem.
    Keep writing and keep sharing
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  • (9/22/2005 4:43:00 PM)

    so, so true, wise words wonderfully written.
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  • Ernestine Northover (9/22/2005 4:20:00 PM)

    Nicely written and all so true. Sincerely Ernestine Northover (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 22, 2005

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