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Forty Lost

Time moves on,
and soon will tell,
when asked for whom
they ring the bell…
 Forty lived
…and forty lost,
you left before twilight.
When it’s half as much,
at twice the cost,
you’ll  bask
in perfect light…
We live in castles
…made of sand,
we come as a stranger,
but leave as a friend…
Remember now,
your last first kiss,
those times will be
profoundly missed…
Your smile indeed
could cast a spell.
You learned to
play a bad hand well…
With all our hopes
and dreams in tow,
we are old too quick,
and wise too slow.
Life’s an elaborate
complex dance...
Would you live again,
if you had the chance?
 
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Copyright © | Year Posted 2013




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Date: 2/17/2014 9:56:00 AM
a very good poem Cole... Love ~SKAT~
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Date: 2/17/2014 10:42:00 AM
Thanks Skat...
Date: 1/7/2014 11:21:00 AM
Cole, , thank you for everything, Congrats for the well deserved win...always~ Linda
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Date: 10/24/2013 6:55:00 PM
Thanks to everyone for the feedback. I'm glad you appreciate my work... CB
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Date: 10/24/2013 6:08:00 PM
Very artfully crafted and thoroughly enjoyable. The rhyme doesn't get in the way but instead facilitates the message. The final question is haunting.
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Date: 10/22/2013 11:37:00 PM
I would live again, if i had that second chance... great poem....LINDA
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Date: 10/22/2013 6:41:00 PM
Very nice poem Cole. Very nice poem to read. Have a nice rest of the day! -Lymmn
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