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Monday, August 17, 2020


Before I Die

Let me live

Before I die

I’m tired of watching

Life pass me by


I can’t go to the grave

With the music still in me

Failing miserably

To fulfil my destiny


I want to visit places

I’ve only seen on TV

Fulfilling dreams

I can no longer see


I want to fall in love

Have my heart set on fire

Be enveloped in a kiss

Laced with passion and desire


I want to party till dawn

In some Nashville bar

Downing tequila

Strumming air guitar


I want to dance

In the purple rain

Feeling liberated

And young again


I want to gorge on burgers

Served with fine wine

With no thought

For my waistline


I want to ride rollercoaster’s

Without shutting my eyes

On fast bendy tracks

Riddled with wonder & surprise


I want to lay down each night

Feeling happy & satisfied

Not always succeeding

But knowing I tried


Before I die, I want a life

Punctuated with beauty

I won’t go to my grave

With the music still in me

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