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Spilled tears
tied to flowers in a Garden Of Rest
ashes scattered under metallic sky
wisdom remains beyond death
a secret whispered
I'm not there.

Alive where memories are
letters from America
that chair, those books
I'm there.


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In five hundred years time, most of us will be forgotten dust. But Hitler will still be remembered, God loves irony.


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The following comments are for "Not There"
by Ogg

Effective
It's simple, it's direct, it's plain -- and that's why it works.

( Posted by: Boy Howdy [Member] On: September 21, 2003 )

good use of words...
I really had to think abou the meaning of this peom for a minute, becasue just the sheer impact of the words hit me, and created an emotion before they created a meaning. I liked this.

( Posted by: nimue_the_mighty [Member] On: June 29, 2004 )





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