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Written by: Ed Evans  Send Soup Mail    
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The Best of Times

We have lived 
In the best of times
Where music was clean
And poetry rhymes.

Where a girl could walk
The streets all alone
Without the safety
Of a 911 phone.

Where decency led
And civility was the rule
No one suffered
The acts of the fool.

When it was okay
To let out a howl
At the precision proficiency
Of Frank Sinatra and Eleanor Powell.

Sad that such things
Now bring on a yawn.
Such times of enjoyment
So innocent and gone.

by E. Marshall Evans

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  1. Date: 4/18/2014 5:57:00 AM

    How things have changed even in my lifetime, but take note I am 32 and I love Frank Sinatra! so all is not lost. :) Thanks for your words, have a great day!

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