Chris Schleier, Jr.

Rookie - 131 Points (Cumming, Georgia)

Home - Poem by Chris Schleier, Jr.

I ask you simply, what is home?

A place where kindred people come?

A space where residents reside?

What makes a home a home inside?

I ask you now, is home a house?

Can people buy homes with their spouse?

In houses can a family be

together for eternity?

I say to you, it is not so!

A home is where a man will go

to seek his flames of strife to douse.

A home he seeks, and not a house.

Inside a home a man has love:

From here below, and from above.

At home, he'll be with family

for time and all eternity.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 11, 2013

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