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Life's Play

Life's play Every part’s cast and all the roles taken There’s no new auditions or openings vacant You’re set to do this, the rest of your time It’ll never dawn - you’re stuck in a rhyme You won’t work it out until the very last day It was you who wrote the ending that way And on and on and throughout it all You’ll think that you’re living, having a ball You’ll be happy knowing, this is how it should be Working so many hours, but never quite free And the fog only thickens as the pressure’s applied You lose your job, she’s leaves or she’s died Until one day you’re finally a gape and supine Looking up at the stars and knowing life’s mean You could have flown and been the real you You've written a role, why not star in it too? And yet you couldn’t see, although it was plain You’ve missed your chance! It won’t come again! David Cox 24/09/18

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Date: 6/10/2020 10:49:00 PM
"why not star in it too"-- good question! Enjoyed this rhyming warning :)
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