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Time in a Bottle

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Time in a Bottle

Time in a bottle

If it were only possible to have bottled the past
To seal it so that time could last

My past had many good years
A family life I had no tears

And now to open that bottle in this part of my life
Instead of tears have more time with my wife

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  1. Date: 7/7/2011 12:52:00 PM
    feeling your loss and loneliness Michael in these lovely lines of expression.. why can't someone design this to be so? then all our loved ones would still be here with us.. luv..

  1. Date: 7/7/2011 10:25:00 AM
    What more could I ask for today? It is a beautiful day the sun shining and birds singing. Thank you for sharing your awesome poetry with us Michael. Love, Carol