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IF ONLY I HAD ONE DAY

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IF ONLY I HAD ONE DAY

If I only had one day to live on earth's fragile dimension
I would pass by all fears that kept me standing like rock,
Dismissing stodgy impulses to win in a concrete contention
For my instincts to release, as new Gates arise and unlock.
Oh!The unfair world would carry on it's endless course 
And Time's vanity would sell promises still to human mind,
Yet, I would weep not for my Fate's erring horse,
Even if my ticket was expired, a Golden path would be defined.
Maybe I would send letters of love to lovers I craved all those years,
Or I would spend last moments with faces familiar and close,
Or even maybe I would find the one to die with me and plan our steers,
The beauty of this land I walked to leave and expiate near windy blows.
My soul ready for return would seek redemption upon the starry sky,
Reaching my Home I will wave to earth's wisdom, hearing it's long ''bye-bye''.

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  1. Date: 2/25/2011 6:58:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Walayee Whitlock's contest "If I Only Had 1 Day To Live". Long list of winners so glad to see your name among them Valeria. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/22/2011 10:20:00 PM
    Valeria, congratulations on gaining honorable mention in Walayee's contest with this fine entry.

  1. Date: 2/22/2011 9:42:00 AM
    Beautiful Poem Valeria, good to see your most worthy poem's success.. Congratulations on your poem's honored HM. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 9:23:00 PM
    Congratulations on your worthy poem. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 6:09:00 PM
    Congratulations on the well deserved win in the contest of walayee, valeria

  1. Date: 2/18/2011 5:59:00 PM
    Congrats Valeria on your HM in Lays contest luv.. enjoy your special honor with luv..

  1. Date: 2/5/2011 6:07:00 PM
    Nice flow and good portrals. Good luck with the next "Golden path" Julie