Reaping The Rewards Of Unselfishness - from Unnoticed Thoughts Of Unthinkable Things

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

This piece is about thinking only of others, and how reckless that can sometimes be

Reaping the Rewards of Unselfishness

By Henry Duthler


Welcome to Heaven, congratulations!

What's that?  You want to go back?

But why, beyond these gates lie paradise?

You're needed by those you deeply love

And are prepared to give all that awaits you

To be with them but a few more years?

So be it, so let it be done, return oh worthy one.


Unknowingly, that which had been passed away

For such unselfishness could never be regained

Upon his return, this poor soul never realized

His body was no more than an urn of ash

That belonged to those he loved.

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Submitted: June 09, 2014

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Wow strange in a good way- different and surprising in a good way. I love how I can go to your profile and you always have new stuff posted. It's always nice reading your writings

Wed, June 11th, 2014 11:55pm


I think it's awesome that you enjoy my writing... Thank you so much for investing so much time with my work

Mon, June 16th, 2014 2:11am

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