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PostSubject: Standing Before the Gate   Sun Nov 23, 2008 12:33 am

Standing Before the Gate

I stood before the Eternal Gate
wondering about my uncertain fate.
Not a soul to be found, except this one,
sitting alone and shining like the sun.

So I asked this hopeful mentor:
“please tell me, why you do not enter?
You do not seem afraid of being at rest,
looking as though you have passed every test.”

“The truth is this,” he said with a tear
“while the world is full of guilt and fear
all of these things I shall not abide
until the very last soul rests inside.”

“For how can I truly be at peace
and expect to join the amazing feast
with so many who remain behind
harbouring feelings of every kind?”

So I said, “I would sit and wait if I might.”
And he smiled and there I saw a strange sight -
I recognized his face as my very own
And before me was another soul alone.

- Lucas Campbell

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PostSubject: Re: Standing Before the Gate   Sun Nov 23, 2008 1:28 am

I like the poem Lucas.....Good Job cheers

"He who fights monsters should see to it that in the process, he does not become a monster. And when you look into the abyss, the abyss also looks into you." - Nietzche
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PostSubject: Re: Standing Before the Gate   Tue Dec 02, 2008 11:49 am

very cool poem lucas, God bless you in all you do......jim
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