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Yesterday retreats Hiding in the shadows¬† Fading yet clinging ¬† Like a frightened child Slowly the grip weakens Wrenched free by today Relegated to days past Diminished by time We turn to face the future What lies beyond The reality … Continue reading

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Rise Up

Rise up, child of poverty Look beyond the squalor See another world Taste another life Rise up, child of hate Cast aside your rancor Listen to dissent Hear another view Rise up, child of war Lay down your arrows Embrace … Continue reading

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Did You Ever

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Did you ever walk in sunshine, following a rain Did you ever hold a loved one when you knew they were in pain Did you ever smile at someone just because you could Did you…

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Will You Take Me There

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Run Ignore the smoke of fear Be not afraid Run Midst the debris of hate Do not look back Run A saddened nation cheers you A shaken world observes Run Shed not tears of despair You will not be defeated … Continue reading

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S ilent emissaries M agically disarm I mplicitly speak L inger on the lips E ncourage friendship S olicit confirmation

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Music In My Heart

An infants grip upon my finger A puppies nibble on my ear A maidens glance that tends to linger Friendships that so long endear Quiet moments spent together Dappled sunshine in the wood Children’s laughter on the heather Words unspoken … Continue reading

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The Truth Be Known

The truth be known, at least to me Perceptions of reality My vision of this time and place All the beliefs that I embrace Hard held truths that I foresee I do not ask that you agree Subscribe to what … Continue reading

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How Can I Be Mad

When Mother Nature smiles at me And lays fresh linen on each tree Hiding earths infirmities How can I be mad       When tree limbs in new cloaks of snow Where only hints of tree trunks show Bright … Continue reading

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We laugh at jokes not funny In a effort to fit in We don’t care how others feel Yet ask them how they’ve been We show up at functions When we don’t want to go We dislike many people But … Continue reading

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