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South African Dream

All work and no play May have made Matt A dull boy All no work and no God Has Matt with a lost soul But he is moving on full steam He is chasing the South African dream He is going to give his family The finer things Not this time Belle I have no time to waste Maybe tomorrow We'll have time to play Then he slips into his new VW He drives farther and farther away Coz' he works all day And tries to sleep at night He says that things will get better better in time He works and he builds With his own two hands And poured all that he had Into a castle made with sand But the wind and the rain Come crashing it in Time will tell How long his kingdom stand This South African dream Seems more and more like a nightmare With every passing day Daddy can I have a Hauwei Oh let me know If you're working late Another wasted weekend And they are slipping away Coz He works all day And lies awake at night He tells him things will get better with time They use to say that who live or die With the most toys win But when it losses soul Now that is a gain in the end I will take a shack on a rock Over castle in the sand Coz works all day And lies alone at night It seem that he is running out of time

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 9/12/2019 6:04:00 PM
It's so sad how time is running out. I have heard that there is a lot of turmoil in South Africa right now. Is this also preventing the dream? I know many people in America seem unable to attain the dream they are chasing. I enjoyed seeing how you thought for this poem.
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Date: 9/25/2019 11:59:00 PM
It's not so Bad the news of today are sensational opinion it is quite fine just unfortunate for some news making its rounds thanks for your comment #Matt
Date: 9/12/2019 6:52:00 AM
A heartfelt yearning. A very difficult time, it seems.
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Date: 9/12/2019 11:56:00 AM
I sometimes tend to let my muse take on real life characters in certain situations. Matt
Date: 9/10/2019 2:43:00 AM
" poured all that he had Into a castle made with sand But the wind and the rain Come crashing it in" - this is so creative and fun! Well done!
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Date: 9/10/2019 1:53:00 PM
I just tried to bring it home to some of us not take the family unit for granted ~ phatt
Date: 9/7/2019 1:29:00 PM
A very detailed, descriptive and creative write of the South African dream. Love this write - well penned PM Blessings, Jennifer.
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Date: 9/7/2019 4:07:00 PM
Thanks for visiting my page