T F Rice

I Support The Right To Bear Arms

I support the right to bear arms:
arms that remember how to hold a life in them,
that treasure even their everyday entanglements,
arms that never rest but exercise their
freedom and yet a vintage restraint.
It is the arms not the arms that take a life.
We've designed devices that make it easier
to hate, to fear, to take.
Arms are not arms are not arms.

Poem Submitted: Monday, July 31, 2006
Poem Edited: Friday, August 20, 2010

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  • Patricia Gale (7/31/2006 8:50:00 PM)

    Some very clever lines! Thought provoking

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  • Nalini Hebbar (7/31/2006 8:28:00 PM)

    arms that never rest but exercise their
    freedom and yet a vintage restraint.
    these are beautiful lines from a beautiful mind...just loved it...rice...love...nalini

    ps. i think jade is wrong...she can go read poems someplaceelse

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