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by Chris Sorrenti

I told him it's alright to be angry
     even a jedi
so long as it's channeled into lesson

I told him it's alright to get frustrated
     even a magi
as long as it evolves into patience

I told him it's alright to see himself
     as something he's not
so long as striving for its excellence

I told him it's alright to fear growing old
     even a priest
as long as it strengthens his faith

I told him it's alright to grow weary
     even a teacher
when talking about the light and darkness
     within us all
© 1995
Revised © 2017

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Author's Note: Merry Christmas everyone!

Posted on 12/24/2016
Copyright © 2020 Chris Sorrenti

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Ken Harnisch on 12/25/16 at 12:31 AM

And to all a good night! Another from the Sorrenti vault, I see, and this one full of wisdom one can carry neatly into 2017. Thank you Chris!

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