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  June 2022     1 year ago

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Purity

The purity behind the eyes
Lingers where the sadness dies
It finds a place to hide away
And come again on one dark day.

For purity knows it's place
It hides in an innocent face
It only comes forth to bear
When nothing else is...

by Bruce Davidson Culpepper

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Into the Sadness

A sad moment passes like a ripple in a pool.
Many other moments pass
mimicking the pain of the first.

Past it all is a calmness that waits
For the next sad moment.

Dive into your pool . . .
Deep within you will find a calmness
That cannot...

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Hard Headed Man

She's a lovely little thing
And she wants a ring.
But she knows that I'm a hard headed man.

She's got a million dollar smile
And patience all the while
But still she knows that I'm a hard headed man.

I want to do what's right
But my head...

by Bruce Davidson Culpepper

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Timeless

Being with you
Is as if I were
A drop of water
Flung into the pools of time.

Becoming one
With my new home
And never seeing
The beginning or end of myself.

The time passes
Moving only the surface
For brief intervals
Pulling on the...

by Bruce Davidson Culpepper

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The Fire

Beyond what all the rest call real
Trust what you know and see and feel
Don’t look around to place the blame
Just look inside and you’ll see the flame

Those glowing embers rising through
The pain you’ve been accustomed to
Find peace in...

by Bruce Davidson Culpepper

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