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Prayer for My Imaginary Son

bypushkine©

Your world won't be my world, nor could it be,
        For circumstances alter through the years
                And history won't quite repeat again,
Though hunger, war, and suffering you'll see
        Aplenty—any world that's real endures
                These evil things. What counts is how and when
And with how much intensity you fight
        To minimize the damage that occurs
                In adversity. That is how men
Leave their only mark. Grow strong, do right.
                        Amen.



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Bonus Round Challenge #5: Children (Curtal Sonnet)

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by tazz31706/03/15

A PRAYER OR A WISHFUL HOPE

for something (who knows) what may, will, did happen. TK U MLJ LV NV

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by todski2806/03/15

As legs said

You are aa seriously good writer.

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by legerdemer06/02/15

Brought shivers...

... and had me think of my own daughter. Absolutely beautiful, true, and profound.

(Thanks to greenmountaineer for mentioning it on PF&D, otherwise I may have never found it.)

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