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Take Charge

July 8, 2009
By XCLover GOLD, Sandpoint, Idaho
XCLover GOLD, Sandpoint, Idaho
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Favorite Quote:
"I know I run like a girl, try and keep up!" ~Anon
"You only ever grow as a human being if you are outside your comfort zone." ~Percy Cerutti
"The hug is incomplete without you :3" NinjaMan

It’s time.
To step up and take charge.
Look to us, we’ll do our best;
And pray every night it will be enough.

Can we do it, you ask.
Do we have a choice?
For the sake of the world,
For all of us,
And those yet to come,
It’s our time now.

We’re ready.
For the responsibility.
The suffering, and the helplessness.
Make the right choice.
It will be difficult.
We know, we are prepared.
To answer the call as it will come.
To each of us in turn.
We know what to do.
We know what we must do.
For the sake of the world.

The author's comments:
Written 4/23/09 - Couldn’t fall asleep one night, so I got up and wrote this and “What a World,” which was originally the first part of this one, but I like them separate better.

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on Apr. 13 2011 at 9:37 pm
Beachgirl1 PLATINUM, Bellevue, Washington
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This is my favorite poem by you! Such a good poem, straight forward and it flows! 

on Jun. 12 2010 at 2:32 pm
respecturself7 SILVER, Medina, New York
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There is a natural law in life to settle.....I broke that law ~Katherine Hepburn
Love, Is the severest of mental diseases~U.K.
Spinning always spinning....when life puts me down I'll give you a call~respecturself7

I love the strength in this poem, it's very convicting.

on Feb. 20 2010 at 1:26 pm
sany.lastflame PLATINUM, Frederick, Colorado
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i love this is poem it has so much emotion and power! really outstanding!