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The Child Sails Away

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The Child Sails Away

A sun fades
As childhood sailing away
And upon a shore
Adulthood left standing
And out staring
Across a bay of dissapears

Kept withdrawn is the wanting
Of reaching out and waving
But, turns instead to face responsibility
And all its coming years

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  1. Date: 6/25/2012 10:15:00 PM
    Aww,,almost made me cry,,i know the feeling the empty nest syndrome,,so hard,,but have to let them fly,,,love debra

  1. Date: 6/1/2012 5:45:00 AM
    This is very true. This is a moment of clarity! My wife is Hispanic also. Thanks for the comments poet!

  1. Date: 5/29/2012 11:47:00 AM
    Way Cool !!! Enjoyed this one!!