Frances Jackson Johnson

(Taylortown, North Carolina, USA)

There Is Up...There Is Down - Poem by Frances Jackson Johnson

you somewhere...in between
which elevator button will you push
where are going...I mean
I ask the question...
yet yours is the trip
will you fully drink in knowledge
or simply take a sip
will you plunge into the water
or merely take a dip
are your plans for a successful future
are you still in the past
yours is the question to answer
...I...simply ask


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  • (12/4/2007 5:42:00 PM)


    Very thought provoking. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



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