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Old June 9th, 2007, 00:55
Calypso Calypso is offline
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I wrote this poem when I was in college about 2000 years ago. It's a little melodramatic, as college students tend to be, but I still like it for some reason. It's a good poem for people who were atheists, agnositics, or who had no specific religious beliefs. If you like it, feel free to pass it on, just make sure to attribute it to me. Thanks!

I Was Here

I was here, I lived, I died
And maybe someone even cried
A small life unnoticed by most of the whole
But loved by my friends as we touched soul to soul
Loved by my cats as we touched fur to hand
Loved by the Earth as we touched foot to sand

And the mountains still stand as they did when I came
My lifetime....forever...one in the same.
A small life unsung, but still I take pride.
Because I was here.
And I lived.
And I died.

Copyright Debra Stang, 2007
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Old June 9th, 2007, 10:44
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I like the poem too. Thank you for sharing it with us.
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Old June 9th, 2007, 20:58
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That is a very good poem and tells alot in very simple but thoughtful words. Thank you for sharing this poem.
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Old June 10th, 2007, 10:46
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That is a beautiful poem! When you read it you can't help but to have memories of your own experiences flood you. You are very talented. Thank you for sharing.
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Old June 10th, 2007, 17:44
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This is great - thanks Debra! very moving...

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Old June 10th, 2007, 20:59
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Thank you all for reading my poem and for your kind words.
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Old September 2nd, 2007, 22:31
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That is a very lovely poem. I think it's something you would definitely use for a memorial because it's not sad, it just says about life what it is and makes you sound content with it.
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