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Heartland

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A nation's heart can be understood
When darkness falls and spirits fade
Lost and lonely dreamers return to the woods
While what remains, walk the path of war that evil made.

And when they return to the dusty plain
They find their happy homes now insane
For in those years they were away
Their tender progeny sprang the trap that evil layed.

They sit on porches with nothing left
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Sunday, September 20, 2009
Topic(s) of this poem: war
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Shirley Hanley 21 November 2009

Wow! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! This is number three of your poems to go into my favorites. You write beautifully Jack. Namaste, Shirley

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