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Carpe Diem

Uncle John Waterhouse once wrote: 
Gather ye rosebuds while ye may
That means carpe diem
But if you’re not so daring, seize the day

You can seize the day by
Sucking the marrow out of life
Because one day, we will all keel over, die
And then become nothing more

Than food for worms
We all do what we can
To enjoy the life we have
But if you do not understand

There is a phrase I want you to remember:
It is something that you should know
This is how it goes:
Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero

But again, if you’re not feeling so daring:
Seize the day, trusting as little as possible in the future

Copyright © James Loggins

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  1. Date: 6/18/2012 10:15:00 AM
    uplifting poetry. Enjoyed it. *smiles* ron

  1. Date: 6/15/2012 12:01:00 PM
    Couldn't get any more real than this, James. In my fav's <3

  1. Date: 6/15/2012 8:49:00 AM
    great write James,enjoyed

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 7:39:00 PM

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 4:20:00 PM
    Tommorrow will in deeds take care of itself! Nice. Peace