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For Emily Dickison

I do not know                                                                                                                                 Why we were born                                                                                                                           Into this world to die                                                                                                                            Unless to educate the spirit here                                                                                                    Before the spirit flies                                                                                                                            I do not know                                                                                                                                Why you have come                                                                                                                        To walk upon my path                                                                                                                     Unless to share some joy with me                                                                                                 To sing and dance and laugh                                                                                                         Let others look for answers                                                                                                                                   Or create them if they must                                                                                                                                    For here the clock is ticking                                                                                                                             And to soon we'll turn to dust

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  1. Date: 11/3/2013 8:45:00 AM
    Lovely poem. The lady herself would be proud to read these words dedicated to her.

  1. Date: 10/8/2013 6:59:00 PM
    Oh I really like this Michael ;} thank you for reading my FORGOTTEN, I never thought it was vampire, though it very well could be. Hey, you take care of yourself ;}

  1. Date: 10/1/2013 5:32:00 PM
    wow, I really like this one dedicated to that awesome lady!!