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As the Passage Nears

(Refrain) As the passage nears, release all of your fears. Your life is not done; it has just begun. Souls are rising up today. as prophesied for Judgment Day. The elderly appear as youth in this journey seeking the truth. We carry stardust on our toes, recalling moments time froze (Refrain) As the passage nears Release all of your fears Life will is not done; it has just begun As higher we climb toward the light, those left below just fade from sight. To greet all faithful brethren. a spirit comes and meets all men (Refrain) As the passage nears Release all of your fears Life will is not done; it has just begun
*I would like Bonnie Raitt to sing this song. She has such a soulful voice. Entry for Paula’s “Passages” contest.

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  1. Date: 8/25/2012 1:01:00 AM
    How are you Carolyn?Missing you.

  1. Date: 6/20/2012 5:40:00 PM
    A joyful win. We are all glad to pay you homage for your lovely refrainCongratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 11:48:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Paula's "Passages" contest Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/17/2012 12:51:00 AM
    WOW,Carolyn, it's easy to see how you took the prize. BIG congrats.

  1. Date: 6/16/2012 6:37:00 PM
    I'm at a loss for words? Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/16/2012 5:24:00 PM
    Congratulations on your winning poem/song.

  1. Date: 6/16/2012 12:29:00 PM
    Wonderful Carolyn! Congrats

  1. Date: 6/16/2012 11:46:00 AM
    Yipppeeeee! I knew this was a grand one! One of my close Christian friends who studies the Bible says that heaven is only the beginning and that God has BIG plans for each and every one of us according to our gifts...I like to think that you will be heaven's official poetess and there is a writing room for these gifted Saints...(I know u must think that sounds crazy, but anything is possible....). CONGRATS, CAROLYN! Love, Gwendolen

  1. Date: 6/16/2012 10:18:00 AM
    Great Carolyn...many congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 6/4/2012 2:33:00 PM
    Bonnie Rait it is!! I think this sound would be a full of inspiration as life has just begun. Now remember we are gonna meet at the corner of Gold St. and Emerald Avenue when we got to heaven! It is gonna be a total blast! Cheering this entry on! Love, Gwendolen

  1. Date: 6/4/2012 1:14:00 PM
    Carolyn excellent write, I just love Bonnie Raitt, saw her many years ago one of the best concerts I have been to..David

  1. Date: 6/4/2012 12:07:00 PM
    Carolyn - The song of a poetess. Inspiring are your words of hope. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 6/3/2012 11:08:00 PM
    poignant write with a country swoon to it , carol.. thanks for enjoying my dedication for you.. i remember many bondings we had in the past when we were not that busy...and your courage to stand for your right, is to me, a marked experience... best winning hugggs over at paula's..:)

  1. Date: 6/3/2012 7:18:00 PM
    Well constructed and rendered... sweet flow, rhyming and message. '...carry stardust on our toes,' NICE!! Well done, Carolyn. Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 6/3/2012 7:15:00 PM
    Beautiful song Carolyn, I hear a violin playing in the back ground luv vie

  1. Date: 6/3/2012 5:57:00 PM
    And she would love to sing it too! : ) A heartfelt poem, dear Carolyn! The refrain is just brilliant! My best wishes to you. Ruben.

  1. Date: 6/3/2012 4:19:00 PM
    Oh WOW Carolyn, this is simply the most beautiful, heartfelt write I've ever read in my entire life! You surly have written a spectacular and miraculous poem my friend! I'm so proud to have had this moment to have read this glorious write! I'm honored to have seen this magnificent, tremendous and remarkable poem! You are a truly special woman with such talent! Please, keep writing! I really enjoy reading your fantastic writes whenever they appear on the Soup! You surly will get first place here!