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Like a twinkle in the eye

Life passes us by

So quickly, yet so swiftly


If life is so precious

Then why do we make a mess of it


Indulging the wrong things..

Perceiving 'Living in the Moment'

In a not so gentle way


Are we here on earth to make a difference?

Or are we here for just self-fulfillment?

Death seems like a wakeup call

To make others realize

That life is very short

There are infants that don't get the chance to take their first breath

Or a teenager live to see their 21st birthday


So I say...

Are you here to make a difference?


It doesn't have to be grand

But as long as a step in that direction is made

Why don't you start right now?


Candice Johnson Copyright 2009
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Inspiring to life's short span. We should start right now. Thanks for sharing your poem.
Monday, June 29th 2009 at 8:24AM
MIISRAEL Bride
hmm
Monday, June 29th 2009 at 10:50AM
Beautifully written... To quote a blog posting I did a while back, "Accepting responsibility to build our communities should begin with you". Thanks for sharing.
Monday, June 29th 2009 at 11:20AM
Siebra Muhammad
SO TRUE SO TRUE and said so beautifully, Candice, and thank you very, very much...
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