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Our Last Race

Tomorrow I will wake up and everything will change
Life as I know it will never be the same
Everything has  led up to this point
Yet everything doesn’t matter
Tomorrow is a new day
A new life

I have walked alone
I have walked with friends
And some of those
Will never see the light of day again

But we continue on
Thinking we know right from wrong
Until our foundations are shaken
And our souls are taken
What do we believe in?
What do we hold dear?
What are we content with?
What are our ultimate fears?

What are we willing to fight for?
When the fear is in our face
What will we protect?
For this our last race

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  1. Date: 7/21/2009 4:34:00 AM
    Adam, where are you and your poetry? Going walking in my favorites list and see you have not posted since 10/2008. Hoping all is well with you and would like to see you back here at the Soup.Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/26/2009 9:17:00 AM
    Very creative and I was excited through your whole poem! -Reality