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Courage, My Friend

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Courage, My Friend

Shall we hold back our hand
   from the rose
      because of the thorn?
The carpet is red
   that bears the feet of them
      that have trodden down the grapes;
Laid before those
   who held not back from life
      because of death ! …
It is better to dare than hide !


25. January,2011

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