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Some folks thirst for knowledge;
Others seek release.
There are leaders on the lookout
For a path to peace.

Some folks crave the limelight;
Some reach for the stars.
Others try to bridge the gap
From Venus straight to Mars.

Metaphors don’t move me,
So when I think of thirst,
An ice-cold frothy-headed beer
Is what I think of first!

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  1. Date: 8/5/2013 11:10:00 PM
    This is great!

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 1:56:00 PM
    lol, yes, I'm certainly with you on the ice cold beer, Ilene