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A Special Gift

March 22, 2015
By SerendipitousWonderland GOLD, East Brunswick, New Jersey
SerendipitousWonderland GOLD, East Brunswick, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"That was the day she made herself the promise to live more from intention and less from habit."
-Amy Rubin Flett

There's a very special present

that I wish to give to you

It always comes, in spite of rain

and is forever good as new

For every day of your little life

it's come with the morning sun

and while you've always used carelessly

there's never only one

I should warn you that this gift

has no special guarantees

so make of it what you wish

as nothing is ever free

This gift is yours, forever and ever

and no one else's to borrow

this special gift I have for you

is simply called:


The author's comments:

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.

-Lyndon B. Johnson

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