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The creed
by Henry Burt Stevens

Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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The creed

will outlive all
here now their children's
children repeating endlessly

those foolish enough
to negotiate only
give us pause

to become stronger
we push with steel
till we meet steel

then hold and wait
till we can push again
no side wins or loses

the forces clash the blood
pools rises recedes
leaving bones turning dusty

while endless fresh baby bones
bloody from their mother's belly
emerge and carry on

to no conclusion
the trump is silent
endlessly cycles forever.

by Henry Burt Stevens
03/15/2005
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Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 4/2/2005
Wow , this is really deep ! Perhaps some day the cycle will be broken and peace will emerge, forever more. Mary Pat
Reviewed by M. B. 3/16/2005
Wow! THE CREED speaks boldly and beautifully.

Mari
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/16/2005
We have not learned how to break the cycle and thus humanity is at odds with the planet. Well said, Henry. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Dave Harm 3/16/2005
Someday, God willing, we'll figure it all out... but until then, we try to break those cycles, even though we never quite get there... great write...
Reviewed by George Carroll 3/16/2005
Superb writing
Reviewed by Sue Hess 3/16/2005
very well done!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/16/2005
Superb poem Henry! It does at times all seem like a never-ending cycle without reason. That's why faith is so important.
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 3/16/2005
I agree that this one is well done and captivates you. Excellent write.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 3/16/2005
well done
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/16/2005
Endless cycles forever - a captivating write, Henry.



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