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Sing Me To Sleep

Lay me down in the meadow,

Give me the shade of an oak,

Let the grasses whisper the winds,

As if soft words had been spoke,

Let those soft words hold memories,

Memories for us to keep,

Lay me down in the meadow,

Where the breezes will sing me to sleep.

 

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Acceptance

Be at peace and tread softly on the delicate egg shells,

There is more than enough time to boldly blunder on,

Let the waters lap at your feet as the tide swells,

You have no power over the waves, you are not the moon or the sun.

 

Let the winds tussle your hair as they will,

Do not interfere with their soft caresses,

The maelstrom is not yours to command.

You have no say on...

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Riffing On Divinity

(Sometimes in life, those that should offer their best give you their worst, and sometimes disappointment hurts more than anything else they could have given you)

 

When I think about the depths and the pinnacles,

It's plainly a miracle I'm not more cynical,

Because at those shining peaks all is lyrical,

But the depths inspire me to be deeply quizzical,

And between those two lay ...

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Sentinel Of The ZZZZZ's

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To sleep perchance to dream,

Of all that I could be,

But while I close my eyes, 

Will you watch over me?

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