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Giving paradise



Didn´t give paradise

I didn´t give paradise
No heaven from my hand´s no!
I could have done better
But not with you sweets

Was it god or a demon that told me
I didn´t need to furnish paradise?
Shall I pretend
To know

Oh what I could have provided
Take it out of my flesh sweet hearts
For a man wanting good am I
For a man wanting right is this

Did I offer as much as I suffer
Take it out of me there´s little left

Father do I dwindle do I offer you less
Your definition of satisfactory
I didn´t give paradise
Will you show me hell thus?
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Throughapoetseye.blogspot.comSimon Bernard Elliott.International poetry.It´s about creativity and real expression.I am a traveller, I´ve lived all over the world. Always in close proximity to nature and poetry. I´ve written since I was sixteen now I am 31. I aim to open people´s eyes with my poetry. I aim to entertain and also to provoke reactions. If I can do any of these things- I think the hours spent writing will all be worth it. more…

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