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Tomorrow




How shall I let tomorrow begin?
Like yesterday- and the day before?
Shall I let that which defines me –be?
Or shall I become something more?

Shall I become courageous?
Dare I slay the dragons I have always feared?
Where will this strength
I have never had appear?

Dare I assume a cause?
Of righteousness and need
Become the spokesman-the warrior
But where will the compassion come I shall pay heed?

Maybe an artist
Expressing thoughts and visions
The touchstone of a generation
But how do you see tomorrow if today is confusion

No- maybe today and tomorrow
Will look like yesterday and the day before
These thoughts I have had before
And always left them on the floor
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Submitted by bkurple on August 23, 2016

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XAXA XXXX XBXB XXCC XAAA
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 660
Words 119
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4

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