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Lightness!

If the life in you is the life you love And the joy of life is your purpose, Then stand up and sing, Sing loud of that thing, And never be heavy again. Ah, for the body of right is a lightness, And its engine a rational will, And the self-leading soul, now a fighter, Will never be heavy again! If the thought in you is the dream you live, And the aim of dream is your profit, Then stand up and sing, Sing loud of that thing, And never look down again! Ah, for the cup that is full is a lightness, However so large it be, And the self-loving soul, now a giant, Will never look down again! Oh, if flesh of Ideal is the flesh you want, And mind-in-body your mast'ry, Then clasp her and swing, Bell bound to that thing, And never be heavy again! Ah! For the Altar Of Want is a lightness, Where never a true love lost, And the power of pride, inspiring, Will never be heavy again! If kisses, embraces, and profits and life, Aren't misses and chases, and losses and strife, Then get them and do them and earn them and win, And never be never be heavy again! Hah!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2008




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