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howard
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Reged: 03/15/11
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Together Now, forever Now
      #254817 - 03/15/11 04:59 PM

This is a poem that I wrote a few months after my diagnosis and I sincerely hope that some of you can find strength and solace in these words. the poem has been copywritten so please don't try and copy it because I will sue if reprinted.

Together now, forever now
G.Howard Gilliam

I live with you and I'll die with you;
we're together now, forever now.
You are the consulation prize i earned while yearning for love
Or just a means of exsistence.
Do I exsist?
Why do I exsist now?
For love?----I forget how!
For self---- how could I?
Look at what I've done to me,
careless and wreckless with my precious self
I took me for granted;
Foe one blast at a time, one dime, one night, one person at a time.
How you like me now--- i scream on my knees, angry at no one, everyone, me.
With blood on my fist and tears on my pillow stained with the many lies that I often told myself.
I scream and pray God, where's my mustard seed?
Can I pray this away?
We're together now, forever now---
H.I.V.

I hope that i may collaberate with other individuals that are positive and heterosexual around this an other issues. This is the first time that I've share things online. I hope the response is good. Take care Live, love, and grow

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statinpositive77
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Reged: 06/23/11
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Loc: SOMEWHERE IN GA
Re: Together Now, forever Now new
      #256306 - 06/24/11 01:16 AM

WOW,simply WOW is all i can say.im new to this sight.i found out 1 year ago i was hiv positive.i thought my life was over.just a weeks afTER finding out,i had thoughts of just leaving this earth.all i could think about is(who will ever love and understand me).im a BEAUTIFUL white female,34,with 3 BEAUTIFUL kids and hiv posative.till this day i still feel like that but im not giving up hope and reading your poem mad my cry,but none the less i know where you r coming from.it has been mortal hell 4 me since i found out.but reading your posts i do believe that 1 day i will find a man who will love me as much as hard with respect and compation as i do him.thank u so much for sharing your posts.STAY POSITIVE SWEETY.LOL.I AM.MUCH LOVE AND RESPECT TO YOU.TRULY YOURS(ROBIN LOU EASON).

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NOT GIVING UP!

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goldenlife21
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Reged: 11/29/11
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Re: Together Now, forever Now new
      #259237 - 11/29/11 02:19 PM

I think you poem is absolutely wonderful and quite expressive. It took me back to when I found out I was HIV+ and the thought processes I went through.

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ANGEL316
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Reged: 01/04/12
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Re: Together Now, forever Now new
      #260729 - 01/29/12 11:56 AM

I REALLY LIKE THIS !!

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southernpride34
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Reged: 05/21/12
Posts: 27
Re: Together Now, forever Now new
      #263158 - 05/21/12 09:38 PM

Beautiful

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