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DESTINATION

  We come in Owing nothing And leave The same.   Except for Love gathered Along the way.   The Complete Poems of BREVITY is a Kindle Countdown Deal until April 16, 2017.

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Poems of BREVITY

SAFE HAVEN Love protects Not by keeping Harm at bay. It tends By being there. from Poems of BREVITY   Reading this will enhance your perspective By Amazon Customer   This review is from: Poems of BREVITY (Kindle Edition) I … Continue reading

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Cost

We all carry scars Scrapes and gashes Exposed and concealed Reminding us we’re real. John Northcutt Young From The Complete Poems of BREVITY

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Anno Domini

Christmas is through, Pack the tree. What becomes new We can’t foresee.   Glitter becomes rust, People lose cheer. Ornaments collect dust For another year.   Store the wreath, Not the start. Let what’s beneath Fill your heart. John Northcutt … Continue reading

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Virtue

I’ve heard lilies grow Without toiling and ravens Neither reap nor sow. God provides safe havens But faith isn’t always enough.   Words do not fill stomachs There’s no manna on the ground. Countries are destroyed by war The list … Continue reading

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SILENCE

  When I Don’t know What to say, Let me Listen.   John Northcutt Young from The Complete Poems of BREVITY

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GRIEF   A moment of silence Isn’t enough, Neither is lowering The Flag.   Candlelight vigils Quickly burn out; Deaths pile up In vain.   The battle won’t Be won, Until we lay Down guns.   The world is The … Continue reading

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