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Picking up the pieces . . .


We wallow in our pain

  let it sit awhile

  stir it, sift it

Without swallowing it.

We let it drip and drip into our space

Until the last drop has joined the place

Where wounds are mended.

Our spirit takes over

    bringing us peace and purpose.

 And our hearts begin to move forward.

Another Way to Help the Homeless
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Reviewed by Jim Dunlap 1/18/2004
Four more years of Bush and we may all be homeless, or ashes where the bomb went off. I have known a number of homeless people over the years. Most were homeless because they gave up. They quit fighting. It's a tough old world, and nobody ever promised us a rose garden. I grew up poor, and I am still fighting to survive after all these years. Nothing comes easy for me for some reason. I can't even afford to have my book reprinted. Anyway, I'm glad you have a positive outlook on things.
Reviewed by Marco Landi 1/16/2004
yes what a wonderful reminder..Thanks
Reviewed by Regina Pounds 1/7/2004
Excellent writing, true...and thanks for the reminder that peace and purpose can be ours - eventually.

May 2004 bring you much joy!

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 11/18/2003
There is a lot of wisdom expressed here. Optimistic in hope. Thank you. Regis
Reviewed by A PAX 11/18/2003
good advise!

We let it drip and drip into our space

Until the last drop has joined the place

Reviewed by Rodd Jokre 11/13/2003
It's a good point... Thanks for sharing...

"Our spirit takes over
bringing us peace and purpose.
And our hearts begin to move forward."
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon 11/13/2003
Well said. :0)

Reviewed by George Carroll 11/12/2003
Well said Laurie. Liked your poem anyone with a heart as big as yours has there reward in heaven

Reviewed by Mr. Ed 11/11/2003
Wonderful poem, and wonderful is what you're doing to help the homeless, Laurie. Kudos to you!
Reviewed by Karen Cino 11/8/2003
Beautifully written. Yes, we have a very big homeless problem in New York City. Some homeless because they lost their jobs and homes.

And our hearts begin to move forward. Excellent words. I hope that through your books and words that people will open up their hearts to those less foruntate then themselves.

Awesome write.

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