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A slave boy is blamed no matter what he does: If he does not wash his hands, he is accused of being dirty. If he washes his hands, he is accused of wasting water.

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Listen to what he does not say

He is too tough to seem vulnerable
Too proud to complaint loneliness
Listen to what he does not say
He is hiding lake of tears behind ice wall
Doesn't know how to shout for help
Listen to what he does not say
He is the lone wolf of his kind
Forget the way to be honest and cared
Listen to what he does not say
His eyes cold and his heart already broken
When he throws harsh words
Listen to what he does not say

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No Matter What It Does

It is there.
Staring.
Rejected and glaring.
Still...
No matter what it does,
Truth is difficult to accept.
And people would rather have it go away.
But to where?

It is there.
Staring.
Rejected and glaring.
Still...
No matter what it does,
Truth is difficult to accept.
And people would rather have it go away.
But to where?

It is there.
Staring.
Rejected and glaring.
Still...
And will.
No matter what it does,
Truth is difficult to accept.

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It Doesn't Matter What One Does

It doesn't matter what one does,
To prove an intelligent effectiveness.
If an image best marketed,
Is the having of 'bling' and shiny things...
To dangle in front of those most impressed.
With a getting of attention that is addressed.

Regardless...
How disconnected minds are from the rest,
The ones who are adorned...
With sparkling attachments worn,
Will be guaranteed to influence and awe.
No matter if they can speak,
In completed sentences to be understood.

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What She Does Not Know

she thinks
he is sissy

he does not
mind her
advances

she touches
his

he looks at
the moon

she kisses him
he turns his face
down

she is mad
for his evasions

what she does not
know

he already
erupted

when she gazes
on him
that very first moment.

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It Does Not Matter What Schools They Attend

Witness the immaturity.
Soon you will discover...
Wisdom and the aging process,
Do not neccessarily go hand in hand.

Jerks are nurtured to be fools.
And it does not matter what schools they attend.

Those that become wisened in time...
Can be seen anywhere,
Being dragged through mud.
As they are laughed and joked about.

And they are also the ones,
To provide interesting conversations no one ignores.

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No Matter What You Think Of Me

No matter what you think of me,
Will not change the course of my destiny.
Nor will the anguish of accomplishing my tasks...
On this path.
Where obstacles remain.
Where they for me,
Seem to last.
To sustain each day I grasp and pass.

Perhaps if I sought your approval,
I could gain some rest from that rejection.
Your lack of acceptance,
Would enhance my own dejection.

But no matter what you think of me,
Will not change my destiny.
I've toiled on this journey too long.
And what you perceive for me to be wrong...
Will not affect my insight.
I have struggled to maintain it.
With a faith that has kept me strong!
Days long and sleepless nights.

And no matter what you think of me...
There have been others who have thought far worse.
God had placed them on my path,
First!
To rehearse any emotions felt.
To conquer and to rid.
Knowing too well how now they must be dealt!
Alone...
Within me.
And without the thought of seeking outside approval.
From either open or closed eyelids.
Mine, yours or others.

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Indecision is like a stepchild if he does not wash his hands, he is called dirty, if he does, he is wasting water.

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Indecision is like a stepchild: if he does not wash his hands, he is called dirty, if he does, he is wasting water.

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She is as undecided as an orphan: if she does not wash her hands, she will be told that she is a dirty child; if she washes her hands she will be told that she is wasting water.

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The Old And The New Masters

About suffering, about adoration, the old masters
Disagree. When someone suffers, no one else eats
Or walks or opens the window--no one breathes
As the sufferers watch the sufferer.
In St. Sebastian Mourned by St. Irene
The flame of one torch is the only light.
All the eyes except the maidservant's (she weeps
And covers them with a cloth) are fixed on the shaft
Set in his chest like a column; St. Irene's
Hands are spread in the gesture of the Madonna,
Revealing, accepting, what she does not understand.
Her hands say: "Lo! Behold!"
Beside her a monk's hooded head is bowed, his hands
Are put together in the work of mourning.
It is as if they were still looking at the lance
Piercing the side of Christ, nailed on his cross.
The same nails pierce all their hands and feet, the same
Thin blood, mixed with water, trickles from their sides.
The taste of vinegar is on every tongue
That gasps, "My God, my God, why hast Thou forsaken me?"
They watch, they are, the one thing in the world.

So, earlier, everything is pointed
In van der Goes' Nativity, toward the naked
Shining baby, like the needle of a compass.
The different orders and sizes of the world:
The angels like Little People, perched in the rafters
Or hovering in mid-air like hummingbirds;
The shepherds, so big and crude, so plainly adoring;
The medium-sized donor, his little family,
And their big patron saints; the Virgin who kneels
Before her child in worship; the Magi out in the hills
With their camels--they ask directions, and have pointed out
By a man kneeling, the true way; the ox
And the donkey, two heads in the manger
So much greater than a human head, who also adore;
Even the offerings, a sheaf of wheat,
A jar and a glass of flowers, are absolutely still
In natural concentration, as they take their part
In the salvation of the natural world.
The time of the world concentrates
On this one instant: far off in the rocks
You can see Mary and Joseph and their donkey
Coming to Bethlehem; on the grassy hillside
Where their flocks are grazing, the shepherds gesticulate
In wonder at the star; and so many hundreds
Of years in the future, the donor, his wife,
And their children are kneeling, looking: everything
That was or will be in the world is fixed
On its small, helpless, human center.

After a while the masters show the crucifixion
In one corner of the canvas: the men come to see
What is important, see that it is not important.
The new masters paint a subject as they please,
And Veronese is prosecuted by the Inquisition
For the dogs playing at the feet of Christ,
The earth is a planet among galaxies.
Later Christ disappears, the dogs disappear: in abstract
Understanding, without adoration, the last master puts
Colors on canvas, a picture of the universe
In which a bright spot somewhere in the corner
Is the small radioactive planet men called Earth.

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Be Yourself No Matter What They say

Be yourself no matter what they say!
For you are the one that i love and,
I will be there for you always.

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No Matter What

No matter what age you may be, I will still show you my love that way you see,
It does not matter about what age you are, it matters about the size of heart you have.

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No Matter What Life May Bring (Choka)

When I think of us
I find it hard to find words
When I think of we
I don’t think we’ll be ever
I think you are great
Though you are there and I’m here
My Dearest Shaki
I hope we’ll always be friends
No matter what life may bring

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No Matter What The Consequences

Even when warned...
People will choose to walk,
Down the wrong streets.
And do the complete opposite,
In disbelief.

And when they hit brick walls,
They wish to be rescued.
And given relief.
Not to learn anything...
To stick in their minds.
But just to prove...
They are determined,
To show their independency.

No matter what the consequences!
Or who is available to annoy.

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Sisters No Matter What

yea we might fight a lot we
argue everyday
i might get you mad,
you might get me mad
we fight for dumb reasons
and we make eachother cry at times
sometimes i dont like your ideas
and you dont like mine
you dont like the way i act, i
sometimes dont like the way you act
we call eachother names
but i just want to let you know
that i love you and we will be
sisters no matter what or
what ever happens

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What You Will Say Does Not Matter Anymore.....

WHAT you will say
does not matter anymore to me

you are
what matters to me

the winds come
and refreshes me
i am not listening
to its howls

the dogs bark
with so much noise
i mind the tail
that waggles for
my presence

you do not listen
to the sound of the spray
when the perfume
lands on your
neck

we do not care
in the same manner
the dying silence of the
night
neither do we notice
the idiosyncrasies of
our moans

we did what we did
we all moaned for nothing
but love

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No Matter What The Method Used

People refuse to pay what it takes,
To upgrade an aging and fading infrastructure.
But as soon as their lives become affected by reality,
They are the first to protest their own stubbornness...
With expectations someone answers their demands.
Prioritized with a giving to grant them immediate comfort.
Although time given like that has decades past.
And rushing to give it with patience had...
No one is giving it out like that,
No matter what the method used.
Or how one comes to ask.

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No Matter What Happens

No matter what happens,
We will always pull through,
We have a love so strong,
That together we can do anything.

We will take each others hands,
Stand proud and tall,
Kiss away each others pain,
Till everything is okay.

When things get us down,
We will help each other smile,
Share our thoughts and feelings,
Lay together for awhile.

No matter what good or bad things happen,
It doesn't matter as we will be together,
Loving each other greatly,
Never leaving each other behind.

Love You Always Micky xxxx

25th Nov 07

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No Matter What the Temperature

Whatever time you wish it to be...
It never seems the right time for that time!
Since 'that' time wished and wanted,
Has long been gone.
Without a moment of it,
Hesitating long.

Whatever dream you missed,
Reminisced hoping it makes a reappearance...
On a dream list picked.
From a memory lifted.
Forget it!
You will never be pleased,
Having both doubts AND memories.

The time now that is lived,
Has to be lived in the moment it is given.
Sitting in a rut to give up hope,
In smothered despair...
Delivers just that.
Prepared frustrations.

Living in torment transmitted,
That sucks breath from life...
Is death.
No matter what the temperature of it is!

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No Matter What One Achieves

Feelings of being used and damaged,
Never cease.
Successes obtained with a notoriety,
Do not quiet emotions inside...
Of one who has been wounded,
Unnecessarily.
No matter what one achieves.

Physical or mental therapy,
To release those feelings deep.
Are suffered through broken relationships,
One experiencing this battle lived...
Can not seem to have one to keep.
One wishes to have a close bond felt real,
But those memories of abuses...
Haunt and do not leave.

Feelings of being used and damaged,
Never cease.
Successes obtained with a notoriety,
Do not quiet emotions inside...
Of one who has been wounded,
Unnecessarily.
No matter what one achieves.

And the ones that suffer the most are those,
Are the ones loving someone like this...
Who fight their demons,
They can not keep distanced.

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