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Four lines about Nothing
by Georg E Mateos

Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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If you thing that nothing is just that, nothing, then...you should think again...






Nothing is…



…to build with gold bricks a fence to keep out poverty.
…to hide the surplus of milk from starving little children.
…to make weapons when the world has a lack of plows.
…to believe God is deaf because we don’t pray a sincere prayer.







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Reviewed by Tom Hyland 6/29/2010
GEORG E ...

YOU HAVE CAPTURED HERE -

A PROFOUND PARAPHRASE OF OLE WILLIE SHAKESPEARE'S -

"MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING" !!!

MAGNIFIQUE! CUZ TK.
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 6/26/2010
Nothing is what happens when I write the President
Nothing is what happens when I express my discontent
Nothing is what nothing does it's quite the human habit
So I suggest if you see something to go ahead and grab it

Patrick
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 6/26/2010
your four lines over all quite insightful...
Reviewed by Kathleen McDonald 6/26/2010
Simple and to the point
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 6/26/2010
Oh my...this totally reminds me of song from Sound of Music:

Nothing comes from nothing
Nothing ever could
So somewhere in my youth or childhood
I must have done something good

Love the song...and love your four-line poem, Georg!
Blessings and Love - Micke
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 6/25/2010
Ditto..well said dear sweet Georg..Hugsss
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 6/25/2010
So powerful in its simplicity...

Carole~
Reviewed by Kathy Armijo 6/25/2010
Politicians should listen to the first three lines and re-think what they are doing. All the lines offer so much insight. The fourth line hit me in a really personal way. Thank you for saying so much about 'nothing.' Remarkable.

God bless you,
Kathy
Reviewed by Mark Lichterman 6/24/2010
Lines of wisdom from a wise man.
Your friend, Mark
Reviewed by JMS Bell 6/24/2010
WELL DONE. THANKS FOR SHARING AND BLESSINGS. LOVE,
JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 6/24/2010
there is always sumthin'
about that gall darn nothin'
which keeps amountin' to a whole lota sumthin
Reviewed by Roger Ochs 6/23/2010
The power of brevity is never nothing.
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 6/23/2010
Well said, Georg and so very true.
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 6/23/2010
NO-------------------------THING

It's the inbetween, you wrote so crisp and clean.
Reviewed by Chessly Nesci 6/23/2010
Those four lines are definately not NOTHING. Everything you write is so deep and powerful. Take care my friend. :)
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 6/23/2010
Nothing: He who in the name of peace would convert his weapons into ploughshares will plow for those who didn't.
Reviewed by Marcia Miller-Twiford 6/23/2010
I really enjoy the four line poems by you Georg.
Reviewed by Eileen Granfors 6/23/2010
Well said and absolutely true. Truth comes in short bursts, and this is word for word the truth.
Reviewed by Dayvid Graybill 6/23/2010
YES! There is no nothingness in those 4 lines! A great write Georg!

Peace,
Dayvid
Reviewed by J'nia Fowler 6/23/2010
Janis Joplin sang, "Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose." And in math it is said that nothing from nothing leaves nothing. But I think you have said it best. Hugs, J'nia
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 6/23/2010
poignant and stirring!
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 6/23/2010
Georg,

You're nothing is sure something! (I hope you are feeling better)

Mary
Reviewed by pat medlin 6/23/2010
i absolutely adore hearing 'nothing' from you...
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 6/23/2010
nothing in return...r
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/23/2010
Quite powerful and thought provoking, Edvard - nothing can truly be something that is not very good.
Reviewed by David Maclellan 6/23/2010
I read the lines several times, and each time the imagery conjured different thoughts and feelings...so much power in four lines!
David
Reviewed by larry linville 6/23/2010
Oh, Georg, you've outdone yourself with those 4 lines.
Reviewed by George Carroll 6/23/2010
Happens everyday
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 6/23/2010
VERY NICE!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
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