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Burned By What We Desire

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Everywhere, it seems someone has something to tell you
And at every turn, there is someone with something to sell you
But we all go; down our own roads
The truth is a journey through the lies
And we all bear our own loads
Within ourselves we all come to realize
No one has the answers
The questions are mostly the same
No one has the wherewithal
To keep to the travels without the name
Sticking to, what we find
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Dr Antony Theodore 27 March 2016
two lessons of our inner desire It's like every town has the ghosts that haunt All those things they've tried to pull from the fire But you'll always get burned; singed by what we desire You will always get burned; burned by what we desire.. desire, controlling the desire. the experience of getting burned. hurt, pain, suffering. so many points in this poem. thank you dear poet. tony
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Chinedu Dike 03 September 2015
Beautiful train of thoughts, well articulated and insightfully penned with conviction. Good piece of poetry with lovely rhyme scheme. Thanks for sharing Alfred and do remain blessed.
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Jayne Davies 08 March 2013
Very good Alfred! Well done!
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Gajanan Mishra 08 March 2013
what we need and what we want. thanks. I invite you to read my poems and comment.
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