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If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.

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PARADOX. That Fruition destroyes Love

Love is our Reasons Paradox, which still
Against the judgment doth maintain the Will:
And governs by such arbitrary laws,
It onely makes the Act our Likings cause:
We have no brave revenge, but to forgo
Our full desires, and starve the Tyrant so.
They whom the rising blood tempts not to taste,
Preserve a stock of Love can never waste;
When easie people who their wish enjoy,
Like Prodigalls at once their wealth destroy.
Adam till now had stayd in Paradise
Had his desires been bounded by his eyes.
When he did more then look, that made th' offence,
And forfeited his state of innocence.
Fruition therefore is the bane t'undoe
Both our affection and the subject too.
'Tis Love into worse language to translate,
And make it into Lust degenerate:
'Tis to De-throne, and thrust it from the heart,
To seat it grossely in the sensual part.
Seek for the Starre that's shot upon the ground,
And nought but a dimme gelly there is found.
Thus foul and dark our female starres appear,
If fall'n or loosned once from Vertues Sphear.
Glow-worms shine onely look't on, and let ly,
But handled crawl into deformity:
So beauty is no longer fair and bright,
Then whil'st unstained by the appetite:
And then it withers like a blasted flowre
Some poys'nous worm or spider hath crept ore.
Pigmaleon's dotage on the carved stone,
Shews Amorists their strong illusion.
Whil'st he to gaze and court it was content,
He serv'd as Priest at beauties Monument:
But when by looser fires t'embraces led,
It prov'd a cold hard Statue in his bed.
Irregular affects, like mad mens dreams
Presented by false lights and broken beams,
So long content us, as no neer address
Shews the weak sense our painted happiness.
But when those pleasing shaddowes us forsake,
Or of the substance we a trial make,
Like him, deluded by the fancies mock,
We ship-wrack 'gainst an Alabaster rock.
What though thy Mistress far from Marble be?
Her softness will transform and harden thee.
Lust is a Snake, and Guilt the Gorgons head,
Which Conscience turns to Stone, & Joyes to Lead.
Turtles themselves will blush, if put to name
The Act, whereby they quench their am'rous flame.
Who then that's wise or vertuous, would not feare
To catch at pleasures which forbidden were,
When those which we count lawful, cannot be
Requir'd without some loss of modestie?
Ev'n in the Marriage-Bed, where soft delights
Are customary and authoriz'd Rites;
What are those tributes to the wanton fense,
But toleration of Incontinence?
For properly you cannot call that Love
Which does not from the Soul, but Humour move.
Thus they who worship't Pan or Isis Shrine,
By the fair Front judg'd all within Divine:
Though entring, found 'twas but a Goat or Cow
To which before their ignorance did bow.
Such Temples and such Goddesses are these
Which foolish Lovers and admirers please:
Who if they chance within the Shrine to prie,
Find that a beast they thought a Deity.
Nor makes it onely our opinion less
Of what we lik't before, and now possess;
But robbs the Fuel, and corrupts the Spice
Which sweetens and inflames Loves sacrifice.
After Fruition once, what is Desire
But ashes kept warm by a dying fire?
This is (if any) the Philosophers Stone,
Which still miscarries at Projection.
For when the Heat ad Octo intermits,
It poorly takes us like Third Ague fits;
Or must on Embers as dull Druggs infuse,
Which we for Med'cine not for Pleasure use.
Since Lovers joyes then leave so sick a taste,
And soon as relish'd by the Sense are past;
They are but Riddles sure, lost if possest,
And therefore onely in Reversion best.
For bate them Expectation and Delay,
You take the most delightful Scenes away.
These two such rule within the fancie keep,
As banquets apprehended in our sleep;
After which pleasing trance next morn we wake
Empty and angry at the nights mistake.
Give me long Dreams and Visions of content,
Rather then pleasures in a minute spent.
And since I know before, the shedding Rose
In that same instant doth her sweetness lose,
Upon the Virgin-stock still let her dwell
For me, to feast my longings with her smell.
Those are but counterfeits of joy at best,
Which languish soon as brought unto the test.
Nor can I hold it worth his pains who tries
To Inne that Harvest which by reaping dies.
Resolve me now what spirit hath delight,
If by full feed you kill the appetite?
That stomack healthy'st is, that nere was cloy'd,
Why not that Love the best then, nere enjoy'd?
Since nat'rally the blood, when tam'd or sated,
Will cool so fast it leaves the object hated.
Pleasures like wonders quickly lose their price
When Reason or Experience makes us wise.
To close my argument then. I dare say
(And without Paradox) as well we may
Enjoy our Love and yet preserve Desire,
As warm our hands by putting out the fire.

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You Cannot Judge The Worth Of People

You cannot judge the worth of people of any Nation by their elite sports stars or by their football team
Though by many such things are seen as quite important and very good for National esteem
Sport is important though quite over-rated there's more to life than at sports being the best
Of the generosity of a Race of people that surely could not be seen as a test
You cannot judge the worth of any people by their ranking as a World Super-power
In my school going days I did not respect the school yard bully though out of fear before him I did cower
You do not respect those that you do fear as fear from respect is quite a different thing
'Tis only out of fear that you pretend to like them and out of fear their praises you will sing
You can judge the worth of anybody if towards aggression they are not inclined
If they are blessed with the gift of compassion and to others they are generous and kind
People like them are good and kind and decent they are a credit to humanity
I know a few of their type but not many these people the unsung heroes to me
It does not mean that you are a good person if you are a celebrity or great at football
So many of their type are quite flawed people lets face it they are human after all.

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Emily Dickinson

You cannot put a Fire out

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You cannot put a Fire out—
A Thing that can ignite
Can go, itself, without a Fan—
Upon the slowest Night—

You cannot fold a Flood—
And put it in a Drawer—
Because the Winds would find it out—
And tell your Cedar Floor—

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You cannot turn my smile upside down

But there is just always
Always a smile on my face
And that’s something you can’t replace
You cannot turn my smile upside down

Oh my teeth are so white
They are meant to be in sight
My breath smells like mint
Do you get the hint?
You cannot turn my smile upside down

You can try
You can hope
You can wish
You can hate
You can gossip
Or just say it to my face
You can lie
But you cannot turn my smile upside down

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You Cannot Stop Me....

i am a free man by choice.
you've allowed me to read, to question,
and to reason....
now nothing you can do to me
will take away my freedom.
you can imprison or kill my body,
but this body is old and dying anyway.
you can silence my mouth,
but my eyes will sing.
you can pluck out my eyes,
then my feet will sing.
you can cut off my feet,
and my heart will sing.
you can bury my heart,
and the very earth will sing.
i am free!
you cannot stop me from singing!

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There are things that you cannot avoid

There are things that you cannot avoid
like the call-up instruction which cruelly
brings you to another world and measure you out
for whom you must become and be and stay
and you can never find escape
from violence, killing, guilt and grief.

There are things that a soldier cannot avoid
like war that cruelly let people suffer
with flames, bullets and bombs
and there are events that you cannot forget,
although you and you comrades freed the innocent
and at night it’s sweated out in dreams
and there are things that you cannot avoid.

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You Cannot Tell Me!

you cannot tell me
that freedom sees color,
religion, or financial status.

you cannot tell me
that freedom divides
between classes.

you cannot tell me
that freedom is for the few,
and not for the many.

you cannot tell me
that freedom can be bought,
sold, or traded.

you cannot tell me
that freedom can be won
by destroying innocent lives.

you cannot tell me
that freedom invades other countries
for political or economic reasons.

you cannot tell me
that freedom exists without justice.
you cannot tell me

that freedom is out of reach!

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Help Others

He is my father,
She is my mother,
He is my brother,
She is my sister;
But, you are a beautiful lady and,
He is a handsome man.

Life is full of surprises! !
But, there is much hatred in the world today;
However, do all the best that you can to help others.

Don't throw a bomb into the market place and think that you are free!
Because, this very bomb blast will also kill your friends and relatives as well;
But play the beat of love and let me dance! !
For, it is better to live in peace with each other on this earth than the bullets of war.

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If You

If you cannot ask for forgiveness
Can you forgive,
If you cannot say that you are sorry
Do you enjoy the life that you live,
If you cannot cry a tear
Do you expect tears to be wept for you,
If you cannot feel any sorrow
In judgement then what will you do,
If you will not admit your mistakes
Do you point out the errors in others,
If you will not listen to good
Do you let evil triumph over another,
If you cannot tell the truth
Will you only listen to lies,
If you will not walk a righteous road
A crooked road walked will be your prize,
If you do not have the faith
Can you hope or could you believe,
If you do not have any morals
Could you believe in what you do not see,
If you cannot keep a promise
Can you not keep an oath,
If you cannot be honest or even trusted
Then sadly you will lose both,
If you must walk a road in shame
Can you be joyful with the things you do,
If you live a life of guilt and pity
Then how you are seen, is up to you.

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(Naughty Poems) A Challenge You Cannot Hide Away From

Little darling
Again he is gone to sow
Mayhem among the soccer
Loving fraternity and they
Are sick of his twaddle debates
And I whom you desire
For yourself I am issuing this
Challenge you cannot run away from
I am all alone tonight
I need to encircle you and crowd
You in the square jungle of the thunderous
Entry of my passion and you can
Run from my hugs but you cannot hide
Forever from my wild all out love
And I am left to my devices and
This is a dare you are asked
And tempted to grab as soon
As your beautiful heart starts
To rage with the pangs of love
You cannot hide behind the trees
While inside the moment is pregnant
With petite intriguing possibilities
You don't become the next nominee
For the Oscars by injuring yourself
Like a sore hearted loser in the cold
You deserve to fling
Yourself with gusto into the flames
Of the tantalizing prospects now
Come quickly because the night
Is short and tomorrow you might
Not be able to snare me because he
Whom I wish to escort fast out of my life
Is starving due to the failure that he is
And he will be here to nag me to my
Unexpected death and you my blind
Overcautious shy lover lover you will
Live to regret these causes of your
Inaction and I will be left
To my devices wondering what it is
More I must do to ignite the dormant
Fire of your pure untapped love

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One Cannot Save the Whole World.

However, one can save one of few
Because everybody is on their way, eventually all became new.
Life is a school room for all of us here,
Miracle do not happen too often, at last until we became sincere.

If one has a bad life style which ruins the health,
One cannot be healed in a moment.
When continues that same which caused the first time,
No way the miracle will help, not even in another prime.

What can we do? Just go on, tell what is on your mind,
But do not try hard, just relax, do your best and unwind.
Whoever understand what you try to teach,
Call it good, be content with those, who you can reach.

There is no place to pick up an argument,
Try to prove only your way is competent,
Love the people who listens to your idea,
Let go the rest, let them learn their lesson in what is their area.

However, do not just read other messages,
Politely say something nice until it fits your experiences,
Or just tell the person to read your poem,
When you just want to get more attention on your system.

So, teach something positive which can help others
Give the world what knowledge you gathered, love your brothers
With negative messages you ruin more life,
When you rattle about your misery, giving them more strife.

This is the way the world goes around,
Do your bet to give others whatever you found,
In the last days we will edit each other,
As the Bible predicts, do your best to make life better.

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Without Hope, You Cannot Start The Day

Hold still now for the moving information close to you.
You could never force it in your life: this decision to break it.
Without hope, you cannot start the day.
Its coming clear Ive noticed;
Its a different face youre showing.
Its another welcome back.
I dont imagine it could be this way so jealous!
Only you can tell it; tell me why.
Only you call tell it.
Only you can say.
In between this moving out to save your soul it came away,
And took it out;
Oh why?
Fire burning wild, burning in the night, chasing in the wind;
Shadows always dance in the rain, ringing into the fire.
Doesnt matter who, who can see in the smile.
Hope in the rain, open the flame, coming back in the night.
I can see the rhythm of the rain; I can see it shout back under:
I can see what youre thinking of
I can see what you think you need
I can see what youre thinking of
I can see that it must be love
Shadows come alight from the vision that flowed;
Shake it off - passion is the flame that fired.
Does it matter? can you give? can you hear it come?
Can you see youre like?
Whats the matter? dont you want to risk? dont you want to hold me?
Hold me, dance in the rain.
I can see the love in your eyes; I can see you coming.
I can see what youre thinking of
I can see what you think you want
I can see what youre thinking of
I can see that it must be love
Sweet suffering, love protection: need it, you need; come to me.
Believe it, better by far, your heart is there;
Most of all: believe it.
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Without Hope, You Cannot Start The Day

Hold still now for the moving information close to you.
You could never force it in your life: this decision to break it.
Without hope, you cannot start the day.
Its coming clear Ive noticed;
Its a different face youre showing.
Its another welcome back.
I dont imagine it could be this way so jealous!
Only you can tell it; tell me why.
Only you call tell it.
Only you can say.
In between this moving out to save your soul it came away,
And took it out;
Oh why?
Fire burning wild, burning in the night, chasing in the wind;
Shadows always dance in the rain, ringing into the fire.
Doesnt matter who, who can see in the smile.
Hope in the rain, open the flame, coming back in the night.
I can see the rhythm of the rain; I can see it shout back under:
I can see what youre thinking of
I can see what you think you need
I can see what youre thinking of
I can see that it must be love
Shadows come alight from the vision that flowed;
Shake it off - passion is the flame that fired.
Does it matter? can you give? can you hear it come?
Can you see youre like?
Whats the matter? dont you want to risk? dont you want to hold me?
Hold me, dance in the rain.
I can see the love in your eyes; I can see you coming.
I can see what youre thinking of
I can see what you think you want
I can see what youre thinking of
I can see that it must be love
Sweet suffering, love protection: need it, you need; come to me.
Believe it, better by far, your heart is there;
Most of all: believe it.
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You Cannot Hide Away

Oh my sweet lover,
I will do as you have requested;
But try to understand the muse of love when you are touched,
Because you cannot hide away from the truth!

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You cannot even give them your heart

i look at him
and he looks at me

i wish to take him
to my heart
and hold him dear

he looks at me
and draws that
divisive line
one knows
when one has lived
long enough together

he becomes
so near yet so far

with some people
you cannot even give
them your heart

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Do not if you cannot

.

You cannot stop
rain from falling.
You cannot stop
sun from shining
and earth from heating.
If you try,
it is a miserable attempt.
You cannot stop
anything from falling
in love with the other.
If you snap the love
from its growing,
it is not your virtue.
It is your sadism.
20.04.2001, Pmdi

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Only God Can Help Me

ONLY GOD CAN HELP ME

Only God can help me-
Only God can save me-

But why should God help me?
Who I am that should be helped,
when others better than me
have not been helped?

But I cannot be other or more than I am,
I pray for myself and those I love.

Only God can help me,
God help me -Please.

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You cannot stop me from remembering you

You meet or not
My love shall never die
You may go far away
I shall never forget you
How much you may try
You shall have to come
In my dreams
Spent time with me
After all
Mine's was pure love
Unlike a game for you
You did your part
Let my heart do its
You may not remember me
You cannot stop me
From remembering you
15-03-2012
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You Cannot Sing

I like the fact you cannot sing
You cannot try to con me in
You do not need to hide behind
A hidden interest; ‘hard to find'

You do not need the neck to play
To pay for what you wish your way
You will never say it twice
Nor make beauty at truths sacrifice

You
Don't need sweet heated lines
To wake or bate my wide eyed pines
For you
My true who cannot sing
Has learnt to pluck a different string.

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Since You've Been Gone

I learned this; it goes on
This irresistable desire
Why was love denied to me
Beauty stood on my path
But though nurtured carefully
She walked away
And I brood in moods most foul
I wanted her thoughts, her dreams
But you cannot have
That which cannot be given
I wanted to know her secrets
But you cannot know
That which cannot be known
I wanted her to come away
And take my hand
But now I am alone
And my world is more full of weepin'
Than you can understand

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