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Beating of Hooves

Beating of Hooves

493 Reads 15 Votes 1 Part Story
Olan Smith By CottonJones Completed

This is simple poem with a single question, "Why do we suffer?"

  • free-verse
  • life
  • poetry
  • understanding
CottonJones CottonJones Oct 01, 2011
@Amuse-bouche  Thank you Mindy; i am suprise at the attention this little poem has produced and perhaps it is because it asks the big question.  LPF, Olan
Amuse-bouche Amuse-bouche Oct 01, 2011
I enjoyed the life and spirit of this quiet piece!  You ask the big questions Olan...
CottonJones CottonJones May 14, 2011
@Rhymer2 Thanks for the marathon reads of my work.  I posted this earlier but for the at sign, smile.  You'd think I would learn this feature after a while, eh?
WatashLegend WatashLegend May 04, 2011
Maybe the question is not why do we suffer? More as what is in us to overcome? Before I act as a wild horse in your right and gallop too far beyond the ridge of my own mind, great write Olan with strong questions that lure your readers in and make them one with the write
Rhymer2 Rhymer2 Mar 24, 2011
The beating of the hooves of the horsemen, you point out an important part of christianity.  It rains on the just as well as the unjust, our treasures are not built or guaranteed in this realm of reality but in the one being prepared.  Excellent piece Olan.
CottonJones CottonJones Mar 17, 2011
@Warrior_Prophet Thank you, WP, for you comment but I doubt you want my brain, lol, it is old and worn out.