Barry Van Allen


Upstanding Citizens - Poem by Barry Van Allen

It is hard to make a difference,
and yet so easy to do nothing,
almost everybody proves that,
almost every single day.

It is worse to leave life hanging on,
than it is to take control,
- - - at least your'e doing something,
even though you may not know about direction.

At far too many moments,
when there is something to be done,
... far too often, there is no one there,
... that can read the moral compass,
or that will point a crooked finger,
when almost anyone will be believed,
... That is when great men stand up!

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  • (4/7/2008 9:03:00 AM)


    Yes...it can be hard to take a stand for something that you believe in...in many cases it takes an act of courage...to go against the grain.

    I'm curious about what inspired this one Barry...

    hugs,
    Dee
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 5, 2008



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