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Your slice of happiness (inspirational)

Is your
imagination provocative, or wild?
Do you try to hit the ball but wonder how
everything got fouled?
Do you sometimes feel out of touch,
or out of place?
Are you in dreamland again,
floating outer space?
When I look around this world
sometimes this is how I feel.
Cutting off an arm or a leg just
to break even with bills.
Some of life's pleasures are not
even pleasurable anymore.
In a hotel room with a policeman knocking
at your door.
You give all that you can,
but everyone still wants plenty more.
Just ask your uncle Sam.
While I watch your mouth drop down to the floor.
Everyone demands their piece of the pie.
But never give everything to everyone
without first cutting yourself a slice.
It just may be the sweetest...
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Biographically I would say that this is the place where I share about me.Re veered as a someone with morals, values,and positive energy, inspiration, and responsibilities.My possibilities can't possibly be limited to nothing less than exquisite.Welcome to my page, and I'm glad you stopped to visit. A wizard with words, nouns and verbs, sometimes my proverbs are superb like a nerds. Nope let's kick that one to the curb...I use metaphors and similes by my lonesome or in assemblies if this is where you wish to find me anonymously.Now that you know just a little bit about myself....I say welcome to you once again, and please enjoy yourself:-) more…

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