Measured,Weighed

Measured,Weighed

A Poem by Tate Morgan
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If a man needs rewarded in the end for deeds he should do by conscience there is something wrong with him.

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Bernie Sander's is not an "American" He is "The American" 


Neither birth, nor death, escape pain

it starts with the babe's cry

Men wax and wane, throughout their reign

in the end just to die

 

 Through heat and cold we push onward

like Lemmings to the sea

Ever shore-ward, ever nor-ward

and on to victory

 

The weeks pass by without delay

and with them countless tears

As most I'd say, lament the day

that their months turned to years

 

What makes man something to behold

is not the after-life

It's in the gold, of stories told

and arms of the good wife

 

We need no promise from above

to tell us we'll be paid

By joys hereof, through souls we love

is man then measured weighed







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© 2017 Tate Morgan



Author's Note

Tate Morgan
It has always bothered me the idea of being paid in the end for our good deeds that is. If a man needs rewarded in the end for deeds he should do by conscience there is something wrong with him. Kindness is it's own reward. Kindness is the language the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

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As always, Tate, you ponder the imponderable. I don't suppose we'll ever know the answer to your questioning the rights or wrongs of performing good deeds. Suffice it to say that good deeds usually bring about positive results, and these should be reflected in our Karma. Better that than the destructive urges now being played out in the middle east, anyway. And if there is nothing after death, we lose nothing by being magnanimous.

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Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Pondering the Imponderables I will always do good works because kindness is its own reward Thank you.. read more
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Yes, I do believe the kindness is its own reward; there is a joy in helping other that is not priced. But I also believe that both good Karma and bad Karma can be earned.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

thank you marie
We should strive to make every moment count and make our loveones happy..to see the joy and smiles knowing we played a part to make their life a bit better and brighter puts a smile on our face also..such beautiful thoughts within this poem

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Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Hi Fran thank you I guess i think about the world our grandchildren will inherit so connected so wit.. read more
  Fran Marie

2 Years Ago

Yes, there's nothing much private anymore, anywhere..
Verbose vernacular displayed with a gentle honesty and a moral lesson that is weighed and measure against the reader's comprehension.....




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Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Despite those who claim blindness
and in-spite of the follies of youth
there's nothing m.. read more
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Rico X

2 Years Ago

Truth is reflective, depending on your perspective, at times introspective, receptively deceptive ye.. read more

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Added on February 4, 2015
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