Wayne Guy Butterfield

Rookie (1948 / USA)

Without Question - Poem by Wayne Guy Butterfield

As I grew up I was told
That Jesus watches over me
That freedom trumps equality
That success is measured materially

As you grew up you were told
That there is no god, only the people
That one should never stand out as an individual
That saving face and living in harmony is the ultimate goal

I believe that all I was told is true
You believe all you were told is too

If I’d grown up you, and you’d grown up me
What different people we’d be … or would we?

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  • (12/9/2005 6:22:00 AM)

    the great questions of human existence
    how each in their own way
    must come to terms with
    but in the end
    one and the same heart beats
    in every human
    a fine poem with flashing philosophy
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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 9, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 7, 2006

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