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EMPTY HANDED



 ~EMPTY HANDED~



Alexander the Great is well-known
for the conquering of the world by
force of the army and will power.
What his will read, not many know.

He asked to cover both sides of a road
with the riches, he had conquered in wars
and carry his body with open hands
for people to see him, down that road.
 
He wanted people to see that he was
not taking anything he conquered;
Everything was left behind on Earth,
one can carry nothing after death.

What's the point in planning, plotting,
working so hard and accumulating;
just to leave behind and go away,
empty-handed, once life is gone?

SO be nice and love others so that
you leave good memories of you in
the hearts of people you loved.

Kris~Dreamweaver
www.poetrypoem.com/Dreamweaver
19th October 2017.













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