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Red Beard

April 20, 2010
By LolCatzMcGee PLATINUM, London, Hawaii
LolCatzMcGee PLATINUM, London, Hawaii
28 articles 10 photos 11 comments

What do you see?
I don't know.
A beard that's red
Long and knotted like string
Knotted like intestines
The colour of blood
What do you see?
A mirror
What do you see?
I don't know. I can't
Be sure.
How do you ever know?
What is a name
If not something so
Futile. Irrelevant.
A label that means
Nothing, really.
Nothing about who you are
Can you learn from a name
Anything that means anything
To anyone?
Like age.
The number of years
Your body has been on earth.
How do you know how many years
You have lived?
How can you decide when life begins?
A mortal man
Just like everyone else.

What do I see?
A beard that's long and red
What do I see?
Red beard.
Long and red
And knotted like intestines.

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on Feb. 2 2011 at 8:58 pm
sunrise_faerie GOLD, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
things are only as dark as you make them.
there is always beauty in every situation. look for it and you will see.
smile; sometimes it's all that will keep you from crying.

Wonderful! :D