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· In Search of Truth and Freedom; A Path from Ignorance to Awareness

· Euthanasia or Murder?

· A New Year's Message of Hope

· Key Teachings of Jmmanuel

· Ode To Joy

· Sehnsucht

· In Stiller Nacht

· Align with Creation

· Spirit Speaks

· Save Our Farmland and Honor the Trust

· Loyalty

· Kein Auge der Weisheit gleicht

· No Eye Equal to Wisdom

· Babylon 2003

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  Thinking Out Loud
by Dietmar Rothe
Wednesday, July 23, 2003

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When no one even is about
Some folks express their thoughts out loud;
A habit of the lonely sage,
Of one who's far advanced in age?

We view this conduct highly strange
When others are in hearing range.
The mumbling, introverted dude
Quite likely is considered rude.

Then there are certain folks of late
Who, when alone, pontificate,
Scold or advise an unseen friend.
They've surely gone around the bend.

Yet people of the weirdest kind
Will soundly quarrel with their mind.
Alas, their anger's poorly spent
When they don't win the argument.

Dietmar Rothe 1981

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Reviewed by Rafika Anderson (Reader) 2/3/2008
Humorous, lyrical, and well-framed, I enjoyed every line of this wonderful piece. Good writing, Dietmar.
Reviewed by Cles Wilson 1/17/2006
Bravo! I enjoyed this poem.
Reviewed by Eddie Thompson 2/20/2004
Perfect...i am becoming this guy...LOL
Reviewed by Jim Dunlap 1/27/2004
Very good. I enjoyed the riposte at the end.
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 7/30/2003
The elderly, who often walk that fine line between this three-dimensional reality and the next, are frequently heard muttering to themselves and routinely adjudged senile, when they are actually communing with that greatest of cosmic forces... A very nice verse, indeed.
Reviewed by Debra Stiles, The Original Mister 7/27/2003
"Yet people of the weirdest kind
Will soundly quarrel with their mind."

To true. liked your write
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 7/27/2003
It must be my age, then, because I don't win, either!!!! Excellent write...
In Spirit,
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 7/24/2003
I love that last verse. Brilliant.
Reviewed by Londis Carpenter 7/24/2003
Fantastic. covers all bases. hahaha
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 7/24/2003
Ha ha ha ha this is great Dietmar! You know there really is nothing wrong with thinking out loud it is only when we answer those thoughts out loud that we should perhaps begin to worry! ;O) GREAT GREAT WRITE!
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 7/24/2003
This is funny, that is why when I get pissed off, everyone withing hearing range knows it! mumbling.......
Reviewed by Jackie Brooks 7/24/2003
How come you know so much about me when we have never even met!? Good poem, it tickled me pink! Jackie <> <
Reviewed by Zenith Elliott 7/24/2003
LOL I love this...not quite sure which catergory I fall under but I sure do a lot of thinking out loud.

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In Search of Truth and Freedom; A Path from Ignorance to Awareness

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