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Old October 16th, 2012, 05:54 PM
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I don't know if I have ever posted this sonnet.


I view life as a tapestry of gold
Hanging brilliant on a panelled wall,
Gleaming firebright in a regal hall.
Each shining thread, a day. Each fold
The intertwining of the new and old.
The mingling of the years, the seasons all
Blending, changing, summer spring and fall
Till winter marks the end, the story told.
Yet, when the tapestry itself shall fade
The weight of centuries darkening the room,
And in some cobwebbed corner gently laid
The vision woven on the ancient loom,
With one last gaze upon the life he made,
The weaver shall depart his silent tomb.
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Old October 16th, 2012, 07:15 PM
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Love it, but then again, I love them all
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Old October 16th, 2012, 07:30 PM
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Thanks Paul,
I don't recall ever reading that one, beautiful....Thanks for posting or re-posting it.

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Old October 17th, 2012, 04:42 AM
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Lovely poem. May I repost it in CTC?

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.“
---Mark Twain

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Old October 17th, 2012, 07:06 AM
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Very eloquent my dear friend...

Good people sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.

Courage and perserverance have a magical talisman; before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into the air.

Pick your company wisely! Hang around people who are going to help you become all God created you to be.
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Old October 17th, 2012, 11:14 AM
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Certainly, Laura.
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