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 STILL TRYING listener        (More) 9/1/2014
 We All are Special pamschwetz        (More) 9/1/2014
 Sensitive Nerves pamschwetz        (More) 9/1/2014
 LUKEWARM CHRISTIAN poetalthomas        (More) 8/31/2014
 Peace? Mistymaiden        (More) 8/31/2014
 Surreal Streams of Consciousness pamschwetz        (More) 8/31/2014
 STUCK IN THAT TREE poetalthomas        (More) 8/31/2014
 I SURRENDER georgeporge        (More) 8/30/2014
 After the Storm SoleHarp        (More) 8/29/2014
 I Believe I Gained More Than Insight Rawland        (More) 8/28/2014
 GODHEAD poetalthomas        (More) 8/28/2014
 Autumn colors tony parsons        (More) 8/28/2014
 Awakening cinara        (More) 8/27/2014
 Invoking Alienation pamschwetz        (More) 8/27/2014
 The Naked Truth amazingkate        (More) 8/26/2014
 The Time of My Life panther811        (More) 8/26/2014
 MORE IMPORTANT THAN WINNING poetalthomas        (More) 8/26/2014
 My Choices ZJMaclovepoetry        (More) 8/25/2014
 I Hear the Words I Write pamschwetz        (More) 8/25/2014
 GREAT LAKES poetalthomas        (More) 8/25/2014
 I THINK pamschwetz        (More) 8/24/2014
 What The Blind Man Sees Forest        (More) 8/24/2014
 Slang Words Mr Sonic        (More) 8/24/2014
 No Plain Wordsmith, Nor Versifier... reality1        (More) 8/24/2014
 Writing, An Implosion Lou1216        (More) 8/24/2014
 Consciousness, Mind Ompapa        (More) 8/24/2014
 Beauty tinalouise33        (More) 8/24/2014
 Plan A Life Ompapa        (More) 8/24/2014
 Oil and Water Ompapa        (More) 8/24/2014
 An Affront To The System Ompapa        (More) 8/23/2014

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I'm crossing the wide open river
I hope I can make it to the other side
If I drown you won't hear a sound
But at least you'll know that I tried.

Tried that's a big word really
It's used in life quite a bit
You cant blame the bloke for trying
Because the word tried, does fit.

Well this tried doesn't get much luck
Tried round the corner he fell in the muck
His roses smell quite sweet
Or in terms of tried he landed on his feet.

Now there are people that try in life
There are those who get all the strife
There are those who do nothing at all
Others who go through life having a ball.

I suppose it's not really complicated
I'm not a self pitying sort of soul
But ya got to wonder sometimes
Why some individuals pick up all the coal.

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