Changed Perspectives



When you carry your lover
pounds reduce to ounces
compared to another

When you visualize heaven
shadows fade in sunshine
fostered with a leaven

When you transcend agony
discords soon dissipate
achieved by harmony

When you attract attention
focus links with purpose
put up for intention

When you reject decadence
heartfelt values emerge
designed by excellence

When you discover fashion
panache settles on style
awakened in passion

When you ascend a summit
crowns appear as higher
judged for a benefit
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

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Stanzas 7
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Wallace Dean LaBenne

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